The Psalms, the Prayer of Israel and the Church

“The Psalms, the Prayer of Israel and the Church,” was the theme of the forty-second Biblical-Theological Refresher Course, organized by the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum of  [...]

Easter greetings between Greeks-Orthodox and Franciscans in the Holy City

In Jerusalem, the leaders of the eastern and western churches met for the traditional ‘Easter greetin [...]

Christians of the Holy Land retrace the steps of Jesus and of His disciples on the road to Emmaus

We know that shortly after being risen, Jesus appeared to two disciples on the road to Emmaus, not far from Jerusalem …. that is where we  [...]

Celebration of the Resurrection of the Lord in Jerusalem

From Jerusalem, the Resurrection of the Lord is announced to  [...]

Terra Sancta Organ Festival in Lebanon and Syria: music beyond the crisis

“We have heard too many sounds of wars. Music uplifts our souls.” The music festival (the only one in Syria, in time of conflict) organized by the Custody of the  [...]

In the footsteps of Jesus: the Way of the Cross in Jerusalem

The Way of the Cross in Jerusalem to commemorate the Passion of Jesus, station by station, from His condemnation to the placing of His body in [...]

Terra Santa News 14/04/2017

This week on TV: Holy Week in Jerusalem, retracing the steps of the Passion of Jesus in the places where it happened the f [...]

Holy Thursday is celebrated in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher

Holy Thursday is special in Jerusalem …In the early morning and during the celebration, the Chrism Mass and the Washing of the Feet take plac [...]

 Veneration of the Rock of Agony and the Column of Flagellation of Jesus

Holy Week celebrations continue. Among these, during Holy Wednesday: Mass in the Basilica of Gethsemane and the Veneration of the Column of Flagellation in the Basilica of the Holy  [...]

Celebrating both the Jewish Passover and the Christian Easter together in Jerusalem

Eastern and Western Christians together: this year the Easter holiday is celebrated on the same days also by [...]
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