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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

 
Interactive museum designed to bring the world of science and technology closer to chil...
Situated on Jerusalem’s Mount of Remembrance, Yad Vashem’s 45-acre campus comprises ind...
House that used to belong to the Katros family, a priestly family mentioned in the Talm...
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher. According to Christian tradition, the Church of the H...
Catholic church of the Benedictine Fathers, built between the years 1900-1910. Accordin...
The Room of the Last Supper – The Coenaculum. According to Christian tradition, already...
 

 Accommodations

 
Since 1964 Commodore Hotel is located on the road going up to Mt. of Olives in a perfec...
Harmony Hotel is a boutiqe hotel with 50 rooms facing the roofs and the uniqe alles of ...
The Prima Royale is an exclusive hotel designed specifically to serve business traveler...
The Agron Guest House is situated in the heart of the Jerusalem and as such it is ideal...
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