Enjoy free concerts on one of the city’s best organs at “Music at the Monastery,” a monthly recital series cosponsored by the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land and the American Guild of Organists (DC Chapter). Upcoming concerts include: Oct. 9: Russell Weismann, St. Jane Frances de Chantal Nov. 13: Carl Schwartz, All Hallows, Davidsonville Dec. [...]
The friars at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land are planning a bus day trip to New York, Monday, Oct. 17, to see the special exhibit, “Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Holy Land friars have loaned items and consulted on the exhibit. Visit myfranciscan.org/museum for details, a [...]
Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land. The Transitus, which marks the passing of St. Francis of Assisi from earthly to eternal life, will be Monday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m., 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017. The service begins in the church, with a candlelight procession [...]
Bring your pets to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land on Saturday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m., for the Blessing of the Animals. All pets are welcome for this annual celebration held near the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. The blessing will be held in the upper garden, 1400 Quincy Street NE, Washington, DC 20017.