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The Saxum Visitor Center helps pilgrims to deepen their knowledge of the Holy Land through different multimedia resources. This, with the purpose of enriching each Holy Land experience.

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Visiting the Holy Land

Saxum wishes to make a pilgrim’s visit to the Holy Land more memorable. Here are some digital resources to help you prepare for the trip.

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Emmaus Trail

The Emmaus Trail is an initiative of the Saxum Foundation, the Ministry of Tourism of Israel, and the Jewish National Fund (KKL). It’s a 15 km (9 miles) hiking trail that can be hiked from Jerusalem without any trouble.

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Latest News

“Without Jerusalem, our faith would be only a story”: Meeting of Amici di Saxum in Rome

“Without Jerusalem, our faith would be only a story”: Meeting of Amici di Saxum in Rome

ROME, Italy — On the afternoon of Saturday, June 16, the auditorium of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross filled with Amici di Saxum (Friends of Saxum in Italy), who had come for their association’s yearly meeting. This year, the guest of honor was Msgr. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate […]

Schedule of Masses of St. Josemaria in the Holy Land

Schedule of Masses of St. Josemaria in the Holy Land

Here is the schedule of Masses being celebrated for the feast day of St. Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei, in the Holy Land this year. We hope to see you there! Jerusalem: Saxum Visitor Center. Saturday, June 23, at 17:00. Nazareth: Church of St. Joseph. Friday, June 22, at 17:00. Bethlehem: Church of St. Catherine. Sunday, June […]

Archbishop Pizzaballa Visits the Saxum Visitor Center

Archbishop Pizzaballa Visits the Saxum Visitor Center

ABU GHOSH – Last week, on Wednesday, June 6, the Saxum Visitor Center received an important visitor: Msgr. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. The archbishop had previously been at Saxum in November 2016 to preside at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the completion of the construction, which took place […]

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