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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.




 

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The Temple Mount is sacred as Mount Moriah, where Abraham offered Isaac. Jewish traditi...
This is the traditional site of the miraculous healing of a paralyzed man by Jesus, as ...
The village of Ein Karem, with its picturesque lanes, churches, galleries, craft shops ...
The Dome of the Rock, Islam’s third holiest site, crowns the Temple Mount and the Old C...
This church, on a hilltop in the village of Ein Karem near Jerusalem, honors the visit ...
Zion is one of the Bible’s earliest names for Jerusalem, mentioned in the Bible when Da...
 

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​Rising above the entrance to Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Park Plaza is the gateway to the...
​Located in the center of New Jerusalem, within walking distance (10 minutes) to the Ol...
Rimonim Shalom Jerusalem is situated on the slopes of the Bayit Vegan neighborhood - cl...
 

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