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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

 
Antiquities museum containing a rich collection of archaeological findings from excavat...
Tucked away in a quite charming corner in the heart of Jerusalem's city center, lies th...
A museum located in a building that was built as an inn for women pilgrims, and was use...
Part of the residential quarter, preserved from Herodian times. The findings indicate t...
Fortress within the walls of the Old City which is a complex of towers surrounded by a ...
Witness with your own eyes treasures that have not been seen for 2,000 years! 70 recons...
 

 Accommodations

 
Intimate hotel part of which was built in 1948. Breakfast is served in the hotel dining...
Guest house has four rooms, banquet hall, lobby and classrooms.
Hotel in the eastern part of the city on Salah e-Din Street. There are 54 rooms availab...
A historic, world famous Hotel, located in the heart of Jerusalem, with all amenities, ...
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