THIS WEEK ON TV: The Feast of Mary, Queen of Palestine, opens this week’s edition of Terra Santa News with images from the celebration at the Shrine of Deir Rafat, with the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, and many faithful from Israel and Palestine. Two reports are dedicated to Jerusalem: the manuscripts of the Custody of the Holy Land, for the first time on display to the public, and the renovations to the Chapel of the Franks, a treasure trove of marble and mosaics in front of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher. We then tell you about a project for the city of Acre, a sports center, sponsored by the Franciscans, in collaboration with Pro Terra Sancta Association, for the youth of the northern Israeli town. We close this edition with with the olive harvest in Gethsemane, Bethlehem and other places around the Holy Land: a feast for local and international volunteers.
The exhibition Manuscripta Franciscana Hierosolymitana took place on Thursday, October 23th at the Library of the Custody of St. Saviour’s Monastery. The program: blessing of the new stained glass window,guided […]