The Custos opens the academic year of the Theological Institute of Murcia

On the eighth centenary of the meeting between St Francis and the Sultan, the Custos of the Holy Land, Francesco Patton, was invited to hold the inaugural lecture of the [...]

Bethlehem. The non-formal education to support hope

It is the second year that the volunteers of the Association of Educators Without Borders (ESF) collaborate with the Association pro Terra Sancta, bringing educational and training activities to some [...]

Rebirth from the dust: the testimony of Brother Noor

Br NOOR TAMAS, ofm Seminarian Custody of the Holy Land “I want to talk to you about a Hope. A living Hope.” Brother Noor is a seminarian of the Custody [...]

Art at the service of the liturgy: interview with Br. Jorge, artist of the Custody

Art and liturgy have been closely intertwined since the early years of the Church’s birth. Even if, at certain moments, art history turns to “profane” subjects such as gender, landscape [...]

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The solemnity of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was celebrated on 14th September on Mount Calvary in Jerusalem as well.  [...]

A dream called Dar Al Majus Community Home in Bethlehem

In the historic center of Bethlehem, a few steps from the Basilica of the Nativity, many buildings are abandoned and crumbling. At one time these were shops and houses largely [...]

Jerusalem: two weeks of study for the lay brothers of the Archdiocese of Guadalajara (Mexico)

From 30th September to 13th October, a group of thirty-one lay brothers from the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, in Mexico, went back to school at the Convent of St Saviour in [...]

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary: at St. Anne’s for France

On the solemnity of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sunday 8th September 2019, the traditional Eucharistic celebration which also recalls the close links between France and the Custody [...]

With Cardinal Sandri at the Esplanade of the Mosques: “An important sign of peace”

Rarely the Jerusalem mosque esplanade has welcomed guests of this type: cardinals, friars, laymen, Christians and others, all lined up to enter one of the most important places of worship [...]

Signature of an agreement between the Custody of the Holy Land and Italian Institutions

Jerusalem, 8 October 2019 On Tuesday 8th October at 6.00 p.m. at the Custody of the Holy Land, a framework agreement was signed between the Custody of the Holy Land [...]
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