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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.

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). It’s a 15 km (9 miles) hiking trail that can be hiked from Jerusalem without any trouble.

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Latest News

Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Many people heard of our Lady of Mt. Carmel, whose feast is celebrated July 16, but not many know where she is. The city of Haifa, in northern Israel, sprawls over the small mountain range of Mt. Carmel, which ends in the Mediterranean Sea. On one of the peaks overlooking the sea is the Carmelite […]

First Mass for the Feast of St. Josemaria in Visitor Center

First Mass for the Feast of St. Josemaria in Visitor Center

ABU GHOSH – Saturday, June 23 was a joyous occasion for everyone at the Saxum Visitor Center. For the first time, the Mass of the feast St. Josemaria Escriva (officially celebrated June 26), the founder of Opus Dei, was celebrated in the chapel of the Visitor Center. The chapel was filled with families from various […]

“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 9, 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 Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate […]

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