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An exhibition by the Library of the Custody to celebrate Leonardo Da Vinci

It was inaugurated on Monday 4th November and will remain open to the public until Friday 8th November. The exhibition “Five Centuries since Leonardo da Vinci (1519-2019). Science and Technology [...]

Community Shalom

The Shalom community helps the Franciscans in looking after the sanctuary of the Annunciation in Nazareth. Its main activities include liturgical animation with the preparation of texts in different languages [...]

Comunità Koinonia Giovanni Battista

Koinonia John the Baptist is an evangelizing community at the service of the New Evangelization which was established as a private association of faithful, belonging to the Catholic Church and [...]

The church of Nain will be reopened

New opening times, a small convent and the possibility of celebrating masses: this was the announcement by Fr. Salem Younesfor the church of Nain, in Galilee. Just over two months [...]

Jerusalem. Together with the Sisters of St. Elizabeth at the service of the Holy Land

The ten Franciscan tertiary sisters, daughters of St. Elizabeth who live in Jerusalem, come from Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Italy. The religious family, born in the upper Casentino area on [...]

“From Bethany to Palermo to discover the sea”. The beautiful initiative of the parish of Saints Cosmas and Damian

“Why is the sea salty? But all of it? ”, Hussam asks innocently, looking at the sea. She is one of the seven children of the orphanage Jeel al-Amal (Generation [...]

“We are a small boat in a sea of ​​violence and slander”. Witness from Idlib

In recent months winds of war have resumed blowing violently in northern Syria: in the northwest the army of Damascus fights the last jihadist resistance, while since the beginning of [...]

Jerusalem: Leonardo Da Vinci and the Franciscans. An exhibition of the Library of the Custody for the scientist’s 500 years

The precious reproduction of a text by a mathematical monk of the late fifteenth century (de Divina proportione) is among the many volumes present in the exhibition dedicated to Leonardo [...]

Capernaum: the pilgrimage by the Custody to the city of Jesus

Two thousand years ago, the shores of the Sea of Galilee witnessed the action of Jesus. To commemorate the events that took place there, the friars of the Custody of [...]

Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. Hosts Annual Fundraising Event

Over 250 friends and benefactors of the Holy Land Franciscans and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, D.C., came together at the Monastery on Saturday, November 9, [...]
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