Salesian devotion to Our Lady Help of Christians
May 24th is a special day for the Salesians: It is the Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians, a devotion spread by Saint John Bosco and kept alive also in the Salesian monastery of Jerusalem.
Celebration at the pastoral center "Our Lady, Woman of Value" in Tel Aviv
"It's not a cathedral, but it allows the community to be built." Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, stressed several times during Mass how small yet very important this place is. It was born 5 years ago and brings together Catholic refugees and asylum seekers from Southeast Asia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Eritrea and India.
Terra Santa News 17/05/2019
This week: A day of study on the 800-year-old encounter between St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt Al-Malik Al-Kamil, a multimedia exhibition in Warsaw, Poland, dedicated to the places of the Passion of Jesus, the novelties of the decree "Cor Orans" on the contemplative life in a meeting in Jerusalem with the sisters from all over the Holy Land, the love of the Brazilian bishops for the Holy Land for the work of the Custody and finally the history of Raed and his devotion to St. George.
Day of reflection: 800 years since the meeting of St. Francis with the Sultan of Egypt
The gesture of St. Francis of Assisi does not cease to be remembered in the course of time. The meeting with the Sultan of Egypt, which took place 800 years ago, was the focus of an entire day of reflection promoted by the Franciscans of the Holy Land.
Bishops of Brazil express love for the Holy Land
During the General Assembly, the bishops of Brazil expressed their love for the Holy Land, their gratitude for the Custody's mission to preserve the holy places and encouraged pilgrimages.
The pilgrimage of trust. A conversation with Brother Emile
A pilgrimage of trust. This is how the community of Taizé encourages young people to embark on their journey of faith to bring peace and reconciliation throughout the world. Also in Jerusalem, monthly and annual prayer meetings are promoted.