Shavuot is the Jewish feast day which commemorates that God gave the Ten Commandments of the Law to Moses in Mount Sinai, after the people of Israel fled from Egypt.
Everything has changed since the tourists left and it was closed due to the coronavirus. The square is usually empty except for a few people praying before the doors or a neighbour passing by.
The image of the Holy Sepulchre closed due to the sanitary crisis of Covid 19 has been shocking for christians in Jerusalem and around the world.
Read the beautiful words Pope Francis said on Easter Vigil on what going back to Galilee meant to the apostles.
Visiting the Holy Land can be overwhelming. You’re not sure what to expect, and there’s so much to see in so little time! Below we share some tips that pilgrims say have helped them take advantage of this special, once-in-a-lifetime journey. 1. Do your homework.
“The center of the world,” some call it. For others, “a city in transit” or “a meeting of strangers”. The always restless Holy Land, the Promised Land… Jerusalem. Eternal Jerusalem. For me, it’s not so much a place as a “non-place”: a wrinkle in time;
The Insult is not an easy film to see or understand. But it may help you, just a little bit, to understand the conflict that pervades this region, through the beautiful story that it tells. Tony is a Lebanese Christian who gets into a fight
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
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