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Schedule of Lenten pilgrimages in Jerusalem

During Lent, in preparation for Holy Week, the Franciscans are hosting weekly pilgrimages to the shrines associated with Christ’s Passion. This tradition dates back to the late nineteenth century. Below you will find this year’s schedule. All—pilgrims, visitors and Christians living in the Holy Land—are welcome.

Wednesday, February 24 - Dominus Flevit – 4:00 p.m. Solemn Mass. Homily: Fr. Frederic Manns, OFM

Wednesday, March 2 - Gethsemane – 4 p.m. Solemn Mass. Homily: Fr. Frederic Manns, OFM

Wednesday, March 9 - Flagellation - 5 p.m. Solemn Mass. Homily: Fr. Frederic Manns, OFM

Thursday, March 10 - Bethany - 6:30 a.m. Mass at Lazarus’ Tomb- 7:30 a.m. Mass at the church. Homily: Fr. Frederic Manns, OFM - Pilgrimage to the Ascension and the Pater Noster

Wednesday, March 16 - Lithostrotos – 5:00 p.m. Solemn Mass. Homily: Fr. Artemio Vítores, OFM

Saturday, March 19 - Bethphage - 9 a.m. Solemn Mass. Homily: Fr. Artemio Vitores, OFM

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Events calendar

02/11/2017 CELEBRATIONS

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls). St. Saviour: 9.00 Mass - Cemeteries Mount Zion: 10.00

25/11/2017 CELEBRATIONS

St. Catherine. Bethlehem: 11.30 Entrance - 13.45 Vespers - 14.15 Procession - 15.30 Office & Procession

26/11/2017 CELEBRATIONS

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Bethlehem: 10.00 Solemn Mass (Custos)

24/12/2017 CELEBRATIONS

Vigil of Christmas. Bethlehem: 13.30 Entrance of the Archbishop & I Vespers 16.00 Procession 23.30 Office - 00.00 Mass - 1.45 Procession to the Grotto

25/12/2017 CELEBRATIONS

Nativity of the Lord. Bethlehem (St. Catherine): 10.00 Mass Shepherds' Field (Greek & Catholic): 14.00 Pilgrimage

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