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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

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

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.

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

Saxum at the Tel Aviv Tourism Fair: IMTM 2019

Saxum at the Tel Aviv Tourism Fair: IMTM 2019

Last week the Saxum Visitor Center had the opportunity to take part in IMTM 2019, the 25th annual international tourism exhibition, held in Tel Aviv. Featuring exhibitors from the tourism market both in Israel and overseas, the IMTM (International Mediterranean Tourism Market) fair was held

Meet the Saxum Advisors

Meet the Saxum Advisors

For the first time, a group of Saxum Advisors from around the world met at Saxum to brainstorm on how best to bring the Holy Land closer to their own countries. Taking advantage of the presence of some Saxum Advisors at the inauguration of the

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