Land mines cleared around Franciscan Monastery and long-time pilgrimage site, allowing it to reopen after being abruptly closed 50 years ago. Read more. Photo Credit: Custodia Terræ Sanctæ
In honor of the Holy Land Franciscans 800th anniversary, friars from all over the Holy Land and a multicultural group of artists pilgrimage together through Italy to spread St. Francis’ message of peace. Read more.
Lebanon and the Middle East consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary again in plea for peace. Read more. (Credit: Mychel Akl for the Maronite patriarchate)
Young musicians from the Franciscan’s music school in Jerusalem show audiences that crossing cultural and religious divides is possible on U.S. tour. Read more. (Credit: CNS photo/courtesy Magnificat Institute Jerusalem.)
Holy Land Franciscans and the Monastery Garden Guild work to fully revive the Monastery’s farm and garden through restoration of its greenhouse. Read more. Photo Credit: Adrian Higgins/The Washington Post