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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

 
The 250-dunam zoo houses 1,200 animals. The unique collection focuses on species mentio...
Promenade along the walls of the Old City, from which there is a view of large portions...
A public building which is the center of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) i...
A wide space on the Mount of Olives, above the Jewish cemetery, from which there is a v...
A sign-posted promenade descending from Dung Gate along the Ofel excavation sites, reac...
The Time Elevator Jerusalem is a journey through the rich 3,000 year history of Jerusal...
 

 Accommodations

 
A historic, world famous Hotel, located in the heart of Jerusalem, with all amenities, ...
The Ambassador Hotel, built in 1952, is one of the first modern hotels in East Jerusale...
Harmony Hotel is a boutiqe hotel with 50 rooms facing the roofs and the uniqe alles of ...
A luxury hotel located a few minutes from the Old City. The hotel's Primavera gourmet r...
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