Holy Lands

Since the beginning of this month of June, 20 Jordanian Christian children and 20 Syrian Muslim children come together three times a week to sing and learn to play the flute. A project funded by...
on May 25-28, 2017, Jean-Christophe Peaucelle, Adviser for Religious Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited the French religious houses and communities in the Holy Land. Protecting...
Among the archaeological finds of great artistic value that the Franciscans keep among their collections, as a result of excavations and acquisitions, the Terra Sancta Museum retains some precious...
The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land has sent a well-wishing message to His Beatitude Youssef Absi, following his election as Patriarch of the Greek Melkite Catholic Church of Antioch...
A delegation comprising heads of Churches in Jordan visited the Iftaa Department in Amman on Sunday, June 25, to convey good wishes to Grand Mufti of the Kingdom Dr. Mohammed Al-Khalayleh marking Eid...
Natalia Liviero who volunteered to work at Caritas Jordan's different posts during the last week of Ramadan, sent the following message to express her feelings during her work: Eid Mubarak to my...
Fr. Joseph Sweiss celebrated his first Mass in Fuheis on Saturday, June 24. Parish priest Fr. Imad Alamat welcomed the new priest who celebrated his first Mass. Present at the Mass were Latin...
Fr. Saqer Hijazeen celebrated his first Mass in his township Smakiyeh, southern Jordan, on Friday, June 23. The Mass was concelebrated by Fr. Joseph Sweiss and Fr. Salem Loulas from Jordan and...
The Caritas Jordan’s Campaign for this year’s month of Ramadan, titled, "Mercy and Love Campaign", proceeded to Madaba on Thursday, June 22. Madaba Caritas team distributed 100 food packages to the...
Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem on Thursday June 22 presided the Mass at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Fuheis, Western Amman...
In May 2017, parishioners of Our Lady of Grace in Fuheis inaugurated their newly refurbished Church after two weeks of renovation work. The necessary funds for this project were entirely collected by...
The Caritas Jordan’s Campaign for this year’s month of Ramadan, titled, "Mercy and Love Campaign", continued its mission in Jerash Governorate on Tuesday June 20 where a total of 100 food packages...
On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Career Guidance Office at Bethlehem University held a certificate distribution ceremony for students who participated in the Employability Skills course that was held...
On May 28, 2017, the two Terra Santa schools--the girls’ and boys’ schools--celebrated the graduation day of the schools’ sixty-third class. This celebration, which took place in the Auditorium of...
Fr. Salem Lolas celebrated his first Mass at the Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish in Beit Jala on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was ordained by Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, a day earlier at...
Marking the holy month of Ramadan, the American University of Madaba (AUM) held its annual iftar at the university campus on Monday, June 19. Attending the annual event were representatives of...
In continuation of the Caritas Jordan’s Campaign for this year’s month of Ramadan, titled, "Mercy and Love Campaign", a team of Caritas Amman and Caritas Karak visited the village of Adr, Karak...
On Friday, June 16, 2017, more than 2,000 people gathered at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Mount in northern Jordan during the annual feast of this sanctuary. This annual pilgrimage, initiated by...
The House of Abraham, located in Ras Al Amud, a neighborhood in East Jerusalem, hosted more than sixty Christians and Muslims to share a traditional meal breaking the fast of Ramadan on Tuesday, June...
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday, June 18, affirmed that Jordan will continue to exert relentless efforts to support the steadfastness of Jerusalemites and bring about peace that guarantees the...