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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2024

2024-01-29T16:59:40-05:00January 29th, 2024|Categories: News|

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ended yesterday in Jerusalem. This is a more than 100-year-old initiative that aims to bring together Christian believers of all denominations in eight days of prayer for visible unity. Each year a theme is selected to inspire and guide the week of prayer. In 2024 the theme, taken from [...]

Conclusion of Greccio’s 800th Anniversary Celebrations at the Franciscan Monastery

2024-01-12T15:46:33-05:00January 12th, 2024|Categories: News|

The celebratory events for the 800th anniversary of the first nativity scene in Greccio at the Franciscan Monastery concluded on Sunday, January 7, coinciding with the solemnity of Epiphany. The final events hosted to mark the momentous anniversary included a Family Day on Saturday, January 6, and a Christmas concert on Sunday, January 7. These were [...]

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Plenary Indulgence for the 800th Anniversary of “Christmas at Greccio”

2023-12-07T17:18:45-05:00December 7th, 2023|Categories: News|

On the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the "Christmas at Greccio," as experienced by Saint Francis of Assisi, the Holy Father has granted that "the faithful receive a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions from 8 December 2023, the Solemnity of Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to 2 February 2024, Feast of the Presentation in the Temple of [...]

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