Pastoral Activity

Vocations “come and follow me”

The pastoral activity of the Custody

All the Custody’s activity can be defined apostolic and missionary. Although in the region where it operates often the direct announcement of the Gospel is not possible, the Custody never fails to offer its own spiritual good, that is, the teaching of St. Francis.
In any case, its presence in the Holy Land implies above all the pastoral care of the local churches. For a long time, the friars of the Custody were the only ones to look after the small groups of Christians in the Holy Land, creating parishes and organizational structures for these communities.

The parish activity was of particular importance to bring the faithful closer and “back” to Christianity in various historical periods. The Custody still offers numerous resources for the parishes and for the work and activities connected with them.
The various forms of pastoral activity by the Custody in the Holy Land include, for a great part, spiritual assistance (Masses, confessions, retreats, etc.) for the religious communities.

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Events calendar

23/05/2018 CELEBRATIONS

Bethany: St. Lazarus

27/05/2018 CELEBRATIONS

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

30/05/2018 CELEBRATIONS

Holy Sepulcre: 15.30 Entrance – 15.50 I Vespers & Solemn Procession – 18.00 Compline – 00.30 Vigil

02/06/2018 CELEBRATIONS

Ain Karem (Visitation):
Celebration of the Solemnity of the Visitation:
10.00 Solemn Mass (Custos)

03/06/2018 CELEBRATIONS

Solemnity of the Body & Blood of Christ. Mt. Sion Convent: 16.00 Mass & Procession

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