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March 9

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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.




 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Botanical gardens in the heart of Jerusalem that include 10,000 varieties of flora impo...
The Supreme Court was designed to be impressive, but not overbearing. The building has ...
A museum campus housing pavilions presenting artifacts from ancient cultures in Israel....
The Shrine of the Book is in the Israel Museum campus and houses some of the Dead Sea S...
Israel's current official presidential residence was constructed while Zalman Shazar se...
Alrov Mamila Avenue is a new commercial- cultural complex situated opposite the Jaffa ...
 

 Accommodations

 
The Prima Palace offers a unique blend of modern surroundings with traditional atmosphe...
The Prima Kings is a famous landmark in the historical mecca of Jerusalem.
The veteran hotel is located in the center of Jerusalem, in close proximity to the city...
This unique pink quartz stone building was constructed at the end of the 1920’s to be I...
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