Search
 

 More From Region

 

Feast of Saint Catherine

  /  

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.

On this Page:

Church of Nativity

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.

 

Visiting the site/s may require special arrangements, including coordination for transportation and guides



 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Light and Sound Show at the foot of Massada (Metsada) National Park, presenting the way...
Nakhalat Shiva is a picturesque neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, with architecture s...
In ancient times Ein Radian was the largest spring in the southern Arava region, and na...
Museum depicting how Hagana members were trained for positions of command, and illustra...
Beit Hanna was founded in memory of famed paratrooper and poet Hanna Senesh, who perfor...
The Open Museum in the Tefen Industrial Park in the western Galilee was established in ...
 

 Accommodations

 
Located in the heart of the city with magnificent views of the Old City walls, the Towe...
The modern, stylish, classic European desighed Ein Kerem Hotel, is located near Ein Ker...
. The Colony Hotel Haifa is situated in the German Colony, the restored historic cente...
​Hotel facing Dizengoff Center. Five suites of various sizes, each with a kitchenette
Christian Events