All posts tagged: Christianity

Palm Sunday 2013 in Jerusalem

We were several Sisters and Brother of Sion at the procession of Palm Sunday.
It was extremely festive, full of joy and hope. Some of us joined the Hebrew parish, others Brazilian and English communities. The Arab parishes were well represented as well as many  other communities from all over the world who were expressing themselves according to their culture. – Read the rest


Easter – Pesah

Passover is the first of the three pilgrimage festivals, during which, at the time of the Temple, the Jewish people used to go up to Jerusalem in thanksgiving for the encounter with God  (Deut16/16-17  –  Ex 23/14-17) – Read the rest

The week of prayer for Christian Unity

As every year, we were invited to pray in a different church each day. We took part in the prayer of the Anglicans, the Lutherans, the Greek, Coptic, Ethiopian, and Syrian Orthodox, the Melkites, and the Latin Catholics. On Thursday, the prayer is always at the Cenacle with a mixture of all the rites and languages. – Read the rest

Unify Jerusalem

Harmony in the Holy Land Friday December 21, we were invite to meet at the Jaffa Gate to participated in “Harmony in the Holy Land “an event that was inspired by a global movement -synchronizing thousands of people in prayer, meditation and music events worldwide.

With a change of venue due to torrential rains in Jerusalem we crowded into a seminar room at the Tower of David. – Read the rest