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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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Martin and Jernej on visiting the Holy Land

Martin and Jernej on visiting the Holy Land

Read the testimonies of Martin and Jernej, two German university students, who talk about what it was like visiting the Holy Land this past August. Their group (above) stopped by Saxum Visitor Center at the end of their trip. Visiting the Holy Land was a hugely enriching experience for me. Although I was worried about soaring […]

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 […]

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