Category Archives: News from the Holy Land

The Pastors of the Custody Meet on Mount Tabor

Two days to work for the parishes of the Holy Land and share their experiences as shepherds: Pastors of the parishes of the Custody of the Holy Land met at the end of October at the Mount Tabor monastery in Galilee, as foreseen by the three-year program for permanent formation that provides support to pastors.…
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The Principals of the Terra Santa Schools Come Together

Giving the youth the best education possible, giving them a future: this is the purpose of daily work carried out by the principals of the schools of the Custody of the Holy Land. Part of their commitment is also coordinating and coming together, in the course of periodic meetings. That is why on Wednesday, October…
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Pope Francis Marks 800 Years of Franciscans in the Holy Land

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a letter to the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land marking the 800th anniversary of their presence as guardians of the holy sites in modern day Israel and Palestine. In the letter, published on Tuesday, the pope praises the Franciscans for their vital contribution to life in the Holy…
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