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Finding of the Holy Cross

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May 6-7

This day commemorates the finding of the True Cross in Jerusalem by St. Helena, the mother of Constantine the Great, in the 4th century CE.

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The Holy Sepulchre

This day commemorates the finding of the True Cross in Jerusalem by St. Helena, the mother of Constantine the Great, in the 4th century CE.

 

Highlights of the feast

 

Jerusalem, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in the Chapel of the Finding of the Cross:

On the eve of the feast (6.5) Vespers are sung.

On the day of the feast (7.5), Mass is celebrated, followed by a solemn procession through the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, led by the Custos holding a relic of the Holy Cross.

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Ecclesiastical complex on top of Mount Tabor, identified by Christians as the place whe...
Franciscan church and monastery on top of Jaffa Hill, built at the end of the 19th cent...
The Room of the Last Supper – The Coenaculum. According to Christian tradition, already...
Catholic church of the Benedictine Fathers, built between the years 1900-1910. Accordin...
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher. According to Christian tradition, the Church of the H...
A Catholic-Greek church built in 1877 in the heart of the market in Nazareth. According...
 

 Accommodations

 
Guest units surrounded by a grassy area, with balconies facing the Jerusalem hills and ...
Hostel and guest house in the heart of wild desert, conveniently located for many hikes...
The hotel has spacious rooms facing Lake Kineret, the Galilee and a private grove. The ...
Hotel Leonardo Suites Bat-Yam on Bat-Yam's promenade and 15 minutes from the center of ...
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