“Here you can still breathe the scent of hope”: a month in Bethlehem bringing smiles to young children
Valerio, a young Sicilian who is 32, spent more than a month aiding youngsters in Bethlehem: in the morning helping out as a cook for the sisters of the Home [...]
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 [...]
"Guarding means, above all, to love, care for and hold close to one’s heart"