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Our trip to Beirut: “the city is devastated, our help is fundamental to star over again”

A city destroyed, a city on its knees. We are in Beriut. Rubble on both sides of the road along the harbour streets. The director of Pro Terra Sancta Tommaso [...]

In prayer on Calvary for the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The solemnity of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was celebrated on 14th September in the chapel of the Crucifixion on Calvary. This festivity is one of the most important [...]

#ProLebanon. Fr. Firas Lutfi: “We have to help as much as possible before winter comes”

After the summer break, the virtual meetings promoted by Pro Terra Sancta (PTS) are back. This time we started from Lebanon. The spotlight should not be turned off on the [...]

In the house of St Ananias in Damascus, where hope never dies

“Since the war started, every day we have been praying for peace in Syria. We live with the hope that everything continues and that our difficulties today will also change.” [...]

St Francis online: the solemnity in streaming

On Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October, the Franciscan community of St Saviour gathered together for the celebration of the solemnity of St Francis. Both presided by the Custos of [...]

With St. Francis, at the origin of the mission in the Holy Land

On the occasion of the feast of St. Francis on October 4, we share this beautiful text by St. Bonaventura which tells about the meeting between St. Francis and the [...]

The celebration of the memory of St. Jerome in Bethlehem

“Ignoring the Bible means ignoring Christ himself, because He is the way, the truth and the life”: this is the famous phrase of St. Jerome, “the translator of the Bible”, [...]

Terra Sancta Organ Festival:  all the concerts on the internet

Coronavirus is not stopping the music of the Custody of the Holy Land. This year again, the Terra Sancta Organ Festival, the largest festival of organ music in the Middle [...]

Bethlehem and the Status Quo in the times of Covid-19

“It’s the first time that I have seen the Basilica of the Nativity so empty: I arrived at the same time as the number of pilgrims increased, immediately after the [...]

Aleppo. Coronavirus, Father Ibrahim Alsabagh: “I did not expect this further stage of our Syrian Way of the Cross”.

On the occasion of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Father Ibrahim Alsabagh sent us a letter to update us on the situation in Aleppo. In recent [...]
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