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March 9

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Ash Wednesday, Beginning of Lent (C)

Mass of Ash Wednesday is celebrated in many churches.

Related sites worth visiting:

  • Judean Wilderness - The Museum of the Good Samaritan.


The finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist on the Mount of Olives

St. John the Baptist was beheaded. His head, buried in a hidden spot on the Mount of Olives, was miraculously found a couple of centuries later.

 

Highlights of the feast

The Russian Orthodox Monastery on the Mount of Olives: Day time - Divine Liturgy is celebrated in honor of the feast in the sanctuary and in the spacious grounds of the Monastery.




 

Sites & Attractions

 
Alrov Mamila Avenue is a new commercial- cultural complex situated opposite the Jaffa ...
Two years after the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967, a no-man’s land between the Ne...
A sign-posted promenade descending from Dung Gate along the Ofel excavation sites, reac...
The Shrine of the Book is in the Israel Museum campus and houses some of the Dead Sea S...
The Time Elevator Jerusalem is a journey through the rich 3,000 year history of Jerusal...
The Tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus, is marked by one of Jerusalem’s most venerable c...
 

Accommodations

 
Harmony Hotel is a boutiqe hotel with 50 rooms facing the roofs and the uniqe alles of ...
The Prima Royale is an exclusive hotel designed specifically to serve business traveler...
​Located in the heart of Jerusalem, overlooking the biblical landscape of Jerusalem. A ...
Located in the heart of the city with magnificent views of the Old City walls, the Towe...
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