Posts Tagged ‘Holy Land’

Summer Excursions: The Franciscan Monastery

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Once again, families and individuals have been setting out on summer trips in planes, trains and automobiles.  Residents of the Washington area and visitors here have a variety of places to go and do and see, and one place I would like to suggest is the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America in Northeast […] [Read more]

That They May Be One

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Last weekend, Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.  The theme of this apostolic journey was “ut unum sint, ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν” (“that they may be one”) (John 17:11), in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the historic meeting in Jerusalem between Pope Paul VI and the Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras of Constantinople, which […] [Read more]