Holy Lands

The second day of celebrations began early in the morning in a crowded, festive church. The Church of St. Savior in Jerusalem continues to celebrate the 800 years of Franciscan presence in the Holy...
800 years of franciscans in the Holy Land, Fr. Michael Perry: “Our presence is for all of mankind” A historic anniversary, to be celebrated in grandeur: 800 years of Franciscan presence in the Holy...
The parishioners of the John Baptist de la Salle Church in Amman marked the 14th anniversary of the canonization of founder of the Comboni Missionary Sisters in Jordan St. Daniele Comboni by...
A youth delegation visited the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) on Saturday, October 14, within the framework of a programme organized by the Institute of Citizenship and Diversity...
On October 10, 1847, Archbishop Joseph Valerga was consecrated Patriarch of Jerusalem following the announcement of the restoration of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem by Pope Pius IX in the short...
As part of the 17th World Day of the Italian Language, the Consulate General of Italy organized a classical music concert at the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music Hall in Ramallah on October...
The Conference of the International Secretariat of Christian Youth has convened for the first time in our dear Kingdom, in coordination with the local General Secretariat of Youth (founded in 1980)...
A seminar titled, “Facts Relevant to Environment in Jordan” convened at the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) on Wednesday October 11. Opening the seminar, CCSM Director Fr. Rif’at Bader...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for October 15, 2017, the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A October 15, 2017 XXVIII Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A Today,...
A Mennonite Central Committee delegation from Canada and the United States of America visited the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman on Tuesday, October 10. During the visit, CCSM...
On Saturday, October 7, 2017, the House of Abraham had celebrations! Like every year around 9 October, the feast of Saint Abraham, the Board of Secours Catholique-Caritas France invited friends from...
The American University of Madaba and SPARK-Jordan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). According to the MoU, AUM and SPARK agreed to further their cooperation by increasing the...
The annual spiritual retreat for Latin Patriarchate priests has set off Monday, October 10, at the Visitation House which is affiliated with Rosary Sisters. The retreat is titled, “My Spirit is Full...
With the framework of the Conference of the International Secretariat of Christian Students convening in Amman on October 6-12, with the participation of delegation youths from 20 countries worldwide...
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali pointed out, on Monday, October 9, that sister Benoit Qandah passed away and moved to the Heavenly Homes on the Feast of Our Lady of the...
The Custody of the Holy Land (Franciscan) in Jordan, has celebrated the feast of its founder St. Francis of Assisi, by celebrating Mass at the Church of Terra Sancta College, which was presided by...
They waited with trepidation and prepared themselves with a triduum of prayer and reflection. Every year, the solemnity of St. Francis is a reason for great joy for the Franciscans of the Custody of...
The Conference of the International Secretariat of Christian Youth opened its sessions on Saturday, October 7, at Terra Sancta College in Amman. It is organized by the General Secretariat of the...
The Rosary Sisters in Jordan marked the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary by celebrating Mass at the Rosary Sisters College in Shmeisani on Friday, October 6, which was presided by Fr. Shawqi Baterian...
Latin Patriarchal Emeritus Vicar for Jordan Bishop Salim Sayegh has launched a new book titled, "Our Lady of Peace Center: A Message and a Church". The book discusses the mission of the center he...