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Feast of Saint Catherine

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November 27-28

Saint Catherine is the titular saint of the church and friary which the Custody of the Holy Land has in Bethlehem, besides also being the patron saint of the same Catholic parish of Bethlehem.

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Saint Catherine is the titular saint of the church and friary which the Custody of the Holy Land has in Bethlehem, besides also being the patron saint of the same Catholic parish of Bethlehem.

Highlights of the feast

Bethlehem*, celebration of the feast of St. Catherine
On the 27th - Solemn procession and Entry of the head of the Franciscans to Manger Square, with bands of bagpipes.
On the 28th, a special Mass is celebrated in the Church of St. Catherine.
Both celebrations are concluded by the Incensation of the Star and Grotto of the Nativity.


*Under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian Authority.

 

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