Justice and Peace News

The invocation for peace on the Via Dolorosa

On Friday 27 October, the moving procession along the 14 stations which mark the route between the Sanctuary of the Flagellation and the Holy Sepulchre took place on a particular day: that chosen by Pope Francis for fasting, prayer and penitence for peace in the Holy Land. “All our sisters and brothers of the various

Reflections from the Holy Land in Turmoil

The news from the Holy Land continues to bring the horrors of war to the forefront. The following letters bring updates along with messages of the need to pray.We ask our Mother Mary, Queen of the Rosary, for an end to the turmoil with the hope that peace and healing come to those in desperate

“Our daily prayers for peace from the place of the Nativity” – franciscans

“We are all united in this “reduced” liturgical life, continuing to pray for peace and support the pilgrims and everyone who is still in Bethlehem.” With war and violence cutting through the Land of Jesus, the checkpoints that control the accesses to the Palestinian territories have been closed, and as a consequence, all the workers

College des Frères Debate Club at the World School Debate Academy in Slovenia!

Passionate about debating and eager to take skills to the global stage, 12 students, from Collège des Frères Bethlehem Debate Club , under the coaching and entrepreneurship of Miss Muna Kattan, started training at the Academy, this Sunday. We’re thrilled to announce that our talented team recently embarked on an incredible journey to Slovenia, where

A Night of Poetry – Dar Al Magus

We were pleased to host Qas Ziad Khadash, the writer Carol Sansour and Dr. Writer Maram Masarwa in a beautiful evening that was full of stories and poetry. Follow this ministry on Facebook.

Caritas Jerusalem Newsletter Q1 2023

lease click here to read the newsletter of Caritas Jerusalem for the months of Januray till March 2023. In this issue, we covered the following topics: Intergenerational Project: bridging the gap between the youth and the elderly; Family to family support; Women and youth empowerment in Jenin; and Mobile medical teams in marginalized communities in the Gaza Strip. Read the

Caritas Jerusalem Annual Report 2022

Read the full report As we reflect upon the achievements and challenges of the year 2022, we are reminded of the profound words of St. Francis of Assisi: “Lord, make me an insturment of your peace.”

July 2023 at Hogar

During the month of July we were blessed with many volunteers who were generously helping out at the Hogar with various tasks: we had a group coming from Ireland, accompanied by a priest and a sister from our Religious Family. Unitalsi and a group of the Spanish lieutenants of the Equestrian Order of the Holy

Priestly ordination of Deacon Abdullah Dababneh

On Friday, corresponding to 06/30/2023, the Latin Patriarchate and the Seminary celebrated the priestly ordination of its son, Deacon Abdullah Elias Dababneh, in a festive mass presided over by His Beatitude Pierbatista Pizzaballa, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, with the participation of former Patriarch Fouad Al-Twal, and Bishop Jamal Khader, Latin Patriarchal Vicar. In Jordan, Bishop

Semi-annual report: Christian youth of Jordan

Since the beginning of the year 2023, JEC Jordan held their monthly meetings, youth camps, two worship evenings, and met with several Knights and Dames of the Order of the Holy Sepulcher. Read the article.