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The “Marathon” Pilgrimage
The “Marathon” Pilgrimage

The “Marathon” Pilgrimage

Last month Friends of Saxum Italy took part in the 9th annual Jerusalem Marathon as part of their pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Last month Friends of Saxum Italy took part in a most original trip to the Holy Land – combining a traditional pilgrimage

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Setting out on the Emmaus Trail
Setting out on the Emmaus Trail

Setting out on the Emmaus Trail

Saxum has some exciting news for you about progress on the Emmaus Trail! The Emmaus Trail, an 18km hike which begins at the Saxum Visitor Center and ends at Emmaus Nicopolis, gives pilgrims the chance to walk the path where one tradition says the two

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Blessing of Saxum Visitor Center
Blessing of Saxum Visitor Center

Blessing of Saxum Visitor Center

On March 1, 2019, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, blessed the facilities of Saxum Visitor Center. Msgr. Mariano Fazio, the vicar general of Opus Dei, was present, in addition to many local Christians and members of religious communities.

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Saxum in the local news
Saxum in the local news

Saxum in the local news

Last week our Communications Director, Gabriela, was interviewed by the Arabic-language magazine of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land. This was the first ever interview in Arabic about the multimedia tour at the Saxum Visitor Center, which has already been seen by many local

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In the Footprints of Our Faith: 3rd Edition
In the Footprints of Our Faith: 3rd Edition

In the Footprints of Our Faith: 3rd Edition

The third edition of “In the Footprints of Our Faith” by Jesús Gil and Eduardo Gil, an eye-opening guide to the Christian holy places, is now available online. We are delighted to announce the publishing of the third edition of “In the Footprints of Our

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