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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

 
Built in 1893, The Ethiopian Church is a charming island of tranquility 10 minutes walk...
For centuries, Jews have streamed to the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion in Jerusalem ...
The traditional tomb of Samuel the prophet, known as Nebi Samwil, overlooks Jerusalem f...
The Via Dolorosa, the road Jesus walked from the place of Pontius Pilate’s sentencing t...
Abu Ghosh is a picturesque village of 5,000, just a few minutes’ drive west of Jerusale...
This wall, carefully preserved amid modern construction in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter g...
 

Accommodations

 
The Zippori Center,which is located in the heart of Jerusalem Forest,(close to Yad Vash...
The Jerusalem Gate Hotel is located by the entrance to the city, It has 9 floors, 298 ...
Hotel next to many tourist sites offering various rooms, some facing the Old City, and ...
Luxury hotel opposite David's Citadel, the Dormition Church and the walls of the Old Ci...
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