Tag: Holy Land

Equestrian order supports Holy Land Catholics, encourages dialogue

Equestrian order supports Holy Land Catholics, encourages dialogue

| Cindy Wooden | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 30,000 members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem fund about 80 percent of the annual budget of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, ensuring that Catholic parishes and seminaries, schools and hospitals in Israel, Palestine and Jordan continue to function, said U.S. Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien.

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Christian leaders in Jerusalem protest plan to tax church properties

Christian leaders in Jerusalem protest plan to tax church properties

| Judith Sudilovsky | February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The heads and patriarchs of Christian churches in Jerusalem strongly denounced the city of Jerusalem’s plan to force churches to pay property taxes.

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Franciscans in Holy Land sow peace, fraternity, respect, pope says

Franciscans in Holy Land sow peace, fraternity, respect, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Franciscans assisting the Christian minority and caring for the churches and shrines in the Holy Land are “ambassadors” of all the people of God, Pope Francis said.

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Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace bring home the Holy Land

Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace bring home the Holy Land

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace in Edina to enhance school’s Holy Week experience

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Being Christian in the Holy Land

Being Christian in the Holy Land

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lent is an annual pilgrimage to renew our faith in Christ as we retrace his footsteps and walk with his disciples on the way to Jerusalem — the way to the cross.

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Jesus’ tomb at Church of the Holy Sepulcher getting long-needed restoration

Jesus’ tomb at Church of the Holy Sepulcher getting long-needed restoration

| Judith Sudilovsky | June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The current Edicule of the Tomb was built by the Greek Orthodox community in 1810, two years after a devastating fire. It has been encased in metal scaffolding since the British Mandate period in the mid-20th century because of concern for its stability.

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The best part

The best part

| Alyssa Bormes | March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

You know how you sometimes buy a $100 raffle ticket for a chance to win a trip to the Holy Land, and then regret the purchase because for that kind of money, you ought to be walking away with groceries in your hands? But then you realize the money is going for a good cause — the parish — so then you forgive yourself, and then you forget about it, but then you win?

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In Pictures – September 25, 2014

In Pictures – September 25, 2014

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

MOVED TO TEARS
BISHOPS VISIT HOLY LAND

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Peace, unity at heart of Pope Francis’ Holy Land visit

Peace, unity at heart of Pope Francis’ Holy Land visit

While most of us were off enjoying a beautiful Memorial Day weekend, our Holy Father, Pope Francis, made a whirlwind apostolic visit to the Holy Land.

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Supporting fellow Christians in the Holy Land

Supporting fellow Christians in the Holy Land

| April 10, 2014

As we approach the holiest week of the year, a week in which the whole Church reverently relives the events that led to our salvation, our thoughts naturally turn to the Holy Land.

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Collection offers hope to Holy Land

Collection offers hope to Holy Land

| March 14, 2013

The Good Friday collection provides much-needed financial assistance

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Holy Land Christians need your help during Holy Week

Holy Land Christians need your help during Holy Week

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Threats to religious liberty, declining numbers mean an uncertain future

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