NEWS

17 February 2020

Bombs in Idlib and Aleppo. Fr. Hanna’s appeal: “pray for Syria. Help us!”

There is still war in northern Syria, where there is a constant fight in the province of Idlib and at the gates of Aleppo. More than 400,000 displaced people in the cold under the snow, without food or water. We publish the appeal of the f...
12 February 2020

Music and friendship within the Crusader walls: with the Telemaco String Quartet in the Holy Land

Mozart resounds in Sebastia’s Al Badd crusade room thanks to the guys from the Telemaco quartet, four young chamber music talents who study or have just finished studying at the Milan Conservatory. Marco Mauro, Chiara, Lorenzo and St...
10 February 2020

Dar Mamilla: the new pro Terra Sancta guesthouse in the heart of Jerusalem

The guesthouse managed by the Association Pro Terra Sancta, Dar Mamilla, located on the premises of the convent of St. Vincent de Paul in Jerusalem, was officially inaugurated on Tuesday 4 February. Together with the Sisters of Charity of ...
4 February 2020

Terra Sancta Museum: publishing of the first catalog on the precious archeological collection

“A compilation of the most significant objects of the Terra Sancta Museum“: with these words Sara Cibin curator of the catalog, describes the volume: Selected Works from the collection of the Terra Sancta Museum. The catalog, p...
31 January 2020

Small drops of hope in Bethlehem. Here’s what we did in 2019

In the Manger Square, many workers from the municipality of Bethlehem are taking care of dismantling the last Christmas lights. Even the Orthodox Christmas and the Armenian Christmas, which fall respectively 13 and 21 days after the Cathol...
28 January 2020

“Here I found myself.” Story of Raed, mosaicist in Jericho

1,250,000 mosaic tiles, 100 pieces to cover an area of ​​5 square meters, a month and a half to complete. At the Mosaic Center in Jericho a team of six people work tirelessly to create the mosaic covering of a niche in the crypt of the...
21 January 2020

A work we carry on with you and thanks to you. The new ATS pro Terra Sancta website is online

Now that we have reached the end of our first decade of activities, we can say it: in the last eleven years we have grown a lot, even beyond our expectations. Our activities and projects reach thousands of people in need of everything, and thanks to your...
11 December 2019

Shira and the virtual reconstructions of ancient Bethany

Very long brown hair and engaging smile. Shira Shafie, 24, is a young Palestinian architect from Ramallah. A recent graduate of Birzeit University, she recently began her first work experience for the Mosaic Center. Thanks to his technical and computer...
9 December 2019

Waiting for Christmas in the streets of Jerusalem

Even the Christians in Jerusalem eagerly await the arrival of Christmas. Anyone who wants to find the Christmas atmosphere in the Holy City must go to the Christian or Armenian quarter of the old city. Only here, in fact, can one admire decorations, lights...
27 November 2019

Jerusalem. Together with the Sisters of St. Elizabeth at the service of the Holy Land

The ten Franciscan tertiary sisters, daughters of St. Elizabeth who live in Jerusalem, come from Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Italy. The religious family, born in the upper Casentino area on May 26, 1888, has been on mission in the Holy Land since June...
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