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Record-breaking year for the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild

2017-10-27T06:50:53+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Categories: At the monastery, News|Tags: , , |

​This was a record-breaking year for the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild's vegetable donation program. Over 7,500 pounds of fresh, Monastery-grown produce and herbs were given to the friars, parish food pantries and feeding programs, and local non-profits that help neighbors in need, such as DC Central Kitchen, Martha's Table and the DC Food Bank. All of [...]

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Fr. Clovis and the richness of an international brotherhood

2017-10-10T10:05:02+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

Young, enthusiastic Brazilian priest makes final vows as a Holy Land Franciscan. Fr. Clovis Bettinelli encouraged young people, saying a call to the Holy Land is a beautiful mission. "It is a vocation that requires young people who wish to come here to have radical spirit." Read more.

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The Boy Home in Bethlehem turns ten

2017-10-10T09:55:57+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

The Bethlehem Boys Home run by the Holy Land Franciscans celebrates 10 years of helping boys in need. The school has served as an after-school program, and even as a main home, for over 80 young people in that time. Read more.

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