Holy Lands

On Sunday, June 11, in the Basilica of Gethsemane, seventeen seminarians received the order of the diaconate through the imposition of hands by Mons. Pizzaballa. ***** "He loved them to the end”....
Under the patronage of Her Highness Princess Alia Al Tabba’, Caritas Jordan, in cooperation with Promise Welfare Society, on Monday, June 12, held an iftar banquet for 200 children at the Garden of...
On Sunday, June 4, 2017, the Religious Studies Department at Bethlehem University held its 16th annual Mandate Mass for its graduates in the Chapel of the Divine Child. The Mass was held to celebrate...
The Caritas Jordan Campaign "Mercy and Love" proceeded to Ma'an, on Thursday, June 8, where a team of volunteers and staff of the Caritas Jordan distributed humanitarian aid to 150 families, in...
Bethlehem University of the Holy Land is a Catholic Christian co-educational institution of higher learning founded in 1973 in the Lasallian tradition, open to students of all faith traditions....
Since their arrival to Jordan in August 2014, Iraqi Christians were living in improvised church premises, halls or caravans. The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem has been helping them unconditionally...
The Caritas Jordan’s Campaign for this year’s month of Ramadan kicked off on Wednesday, May 7,under the slogan “ Mercy and Love” from the city of Salt’s Abdul Hafez Al Azab Vocational School in the...
The feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus was celebrated in a special way by the faithful of Bethlehem on Friday June 2, 2017, with a Holy Mass at the Salesian Church followed by a procession in the old...
It is Pentecost, and in Jerusalem, more than ever, history repeats itself: People from all over the world, in many different languages, proclaim the Lord with joy. Like the disciples who gathered for...
The Sri Lankan community in Jordan has marked the conclusion of the Marian Month with Mass celebrated by Bishop Santos Pereira who had come to Jordan deliberately for the first event. The Mass was...
Director of Our Lady of Peace Center for the Physically Disabled Fr. Dr. Shawqi Batrian has said that the Christian-Islamic iftar banquets during the holy month of Ramadan provide cogent evidence...
Bethlehem University celebrated its 41st graduation ceremony. The first university in Palestine, founded in 1973 by the Congregation of Oriental Churches and by the Brothers of Christian Schools,...
French Ambassador David Bertolotti, visited the American University of Madaba (AUM) on Monday, May 22, 2017. During the visit, he met with Professor Victor Billeh, chairman of the board of trustees,...
Jesus taught the crowds many times and walked with his disciples on the shores of Lake Tiberias. Today, looking at those shores and at that water, Jesus seems closer. On the shores of what is often...
On the last day of the month of Mary, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, the Latin parish of Jerusalem held a procession in the streets of the Old City of Jerusalem to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. The...
“… Since love is the story of life so is Caritas… a part of Jordan history…” This year, Caritas Jordan marks its 50th anniversary, a pathway of giving, love and mercy, serving all needy people in our...
For almost a week in May, students and volunteers from the French Biblical and Archaeological School of Jerusalem visited Jordan, guided by Father Dominique-Marie Cabaret, who teaches topography,...
Once again the world mourns the loss of innocent lives. The recent attack in Manchester has yet again shocked and angered the world; time and again we see barbarous acts perpetrated against society’s...
The parishioners of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and Our Lady of Lourdes grotto in Naour, south of Amman, marked the conclusion of the Marian month by celebrating Mass presided over by Fr. Firas...
Jerusalem was glistening from atop the Mount of Olives, while the strong sun warmed the air and the soil. In that very place, a crowd of friars and pilgrims gathered on May 24 in front of the Chapel...