Devotion, prayer and celebrations in the holy places. We bring you the most important celebrations in the liturgical calendar, celebrated at the very place where the events originally occurred – to help you experience the Gospel events in their original spatial and temporal setting, and help you appreciate the richness and uniqueness of the ancient and ever-living liturgy of Jerusalem.

Celebrations in Bethlehem mark the Beginning of Advent

05 December 2017

In Bethlehem, Advent began with the solemn entrance of the Custos of the Holy Land in the city and with the Christmas tree lighting in the Manger Square.