In the 1960s Fathers Stanislao Loffreda and Virgilio Corbo excavated in Capernaum the remains of a Byzantine church with a mosaic floor. Very similar to mosaics found in nearby Tabgha, [...]
On Saturday 11th October, friars and pilgrims descended on Capernaum for the annual blessing of first fruits. It was a day of celebration for a number of reasons: a reconstruction [...]
Preserving and transmitting a history of dialogue: successful exhibition of manuscripts at the Library of the Custody
The exhibition MFH 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 [...]
A small town in the middle of the Promised Land, the setting for many of the episodes recounted in the Old Testament: this is Sabastiya, the ancient Samaria, the capital [...]
The renovation project, which started in March 2012, has been carried out for more than two years by workers from the Custody's Technical office as part of the project “Jerusalem, [...]
"Guarding means, above all, to love, care for and hold close to one’s heart"