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The Saxum Visitor Center helps pilgrims to deepen their knowledge of the Holy Land through different multimedia resources in order to enrich each person’s 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.

Visit In the Footprints of Our Faith

Emmaus Trail

The Emmaus Trail is an initiative of the Saxum Foundation, the Ministry of Tourism of Israel, and the Jewish National Fund (KKL). Beginning at the Saxum Visitor Center and ending at Emmaus Nicopolis, the trail is 18 km (11 miles) and is not difficult.

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Latest News

Interview with Volunteers from Colegio Retamar

Interview with Volunteers from Colegio Retamar

In June, Saxum hosted a group of boys from Colegio Retamar in Madrid, Spain. They came for about a month of volunteering, working on repairs and updates to Saxum as well as Polis Institute, the Custody of the Franciscans, and the guest houses of both the Brigittines and Salesians. They were also able to visit […]

A Visit from the Nuncio

A Visit from the Nuncio

On July 6, Saxum received a special visit from Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli. Archbishop Girelli is the Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus and the Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine. The Nuncio is the diplomatic representative of the Holy See and serves as the liaison between the Holy See and the Church in that particular […]

Celebrating the Feast of St. Josemaría in Saxum

Celebrating the Feast of St. Josemaría in Saxum

On Friday, June 28, the Saxum Visitor Center chapel opened its doors for the annual celebration of St. Josemaría, whose feast day is June 26th. This is the second time that the visitor center was able to host this Mass, which was even more special as this year on the 28th we also celebrated the […]

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