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A pilgrimage to Loreto

Last Saturday we went for a pilgrimage to the Holy House in Loreto. We left our convent in Montefalco with the joy in our hearts, because we knew what we were going to experience, what we were going to see, who we were going to meet. We had the grace to celebrate the mass inside the house of the Virgin Mary, in that house coming directly from her town, Nazareth.
In his preach father Bahjat, who celebrated the mass, reminded us the meaning of that place for the whole Christianity: it is the place of the Annunciation, where God became man! It was not Mary who looked for God, but God himself came to Mary, in her house, in her daily business, as He does with all the people. We don’t have to go and look desperately for God, but we have just to pray for this meeting, and He will come to us.
After the celebration we visited the sanctuary and its marvelous beauties guided by an expert: it is astonishing how art can really help you to enter deeper and deeper in mystery of God.

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Events calendar

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

26/12/2017 CELEBRATIONS

Feast St. Stephen, Protomartyr. St. Stephen: 16.00 Pilgrimage

28/12/2017 CELEBRATIONS

Feast of the Holy Innocents. Bethlehem: 10.00 Entrance (Vicar)

31/12/2017 CELEBRATIONS

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph. Nazareth: 10.00 Mass (Custos)

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