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Franciscan Monastery Plant and Herb Sale

2024-04-11T11:38:03-04:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: At the monastery|Tags: |

Join us for the much-awaited annual Plant & Herb Sale! Discover a wide variety of plants, herbs, vegetables, annuals, perennials, azaleas, camellias, and locally sourced honey, all cultivated right here at the Monastery. Enjoy complimentary on-site parking, though please note that pets are not permitted within the sales area. Explore our beautiful gardens and learn about [...]

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Building Bonds in Brookland: A Vibrant Neighborhood Picnic at Angel Park

2023-07-19T07:32:23-04:00July 19th, 2023|Categories: At the monastery, Lifestyle|Tags: , |

On Saturday, July 15th, the Brookland Neighborhood Picnic attracted a large crowd, around 400 people, gathered in Angel Park on the grounds of the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America. Neighborhood residents including the friars who live in the Monastery came together to share and foster friendships. In addition to food and fellowship, there [...]

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Record-breaking year for the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild

2017-10-27T06:50:53-04:00October 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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Soap-Making Workshop

2017-02-07T04:43:19-05:00January 19th, 2017|Tags: |

Learn how to make a hot process traditional soap (with tallow) or a pure vegetarian soap in this popular workshop with the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild. You'll also learn about the history of soap making, what makes a great soap and the proper processes.   The $25 workshop fee/family includes all materials plus a bar of [...]