The traditions surrounding St. Stephen’s day

Following tradition, on 26th December the Franciscans of Jerusalem went to the place where St. Stephen is presumed to have been martyred. There is an Orthodox convent in the Kidron Valley that looks on to Gethsemane and the Virgin Mary’s Tomb. Father Epifanio welcomed all the pilgrims with a broad smile and great affability. The Franciscans, who had been joined by a large number of pilgrims, celebrated the memory of the saint in a service where the passages of the Acts of the Apostles (…)

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