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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

 
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...
Ecclesiastical complex on top of Mount Tabor, identified by Christians as the place whe...
A Catholic-Greek church built in 1877 in the heart of the market in Nazareth. According...
 

 Accommodations

 
The Ron Hotel in Safed, offer 50 rooms and is located at the foot of the ancient Cita...
​Located between Mt. Carmel and the Jezreel Valley (50 min’s from Tel Aviv area), Zohar...
Ein- Harod Kibbutz Lodge, sits on a hilltop facing Mount Gilboa in Izraeel Valley , off...
Located in the North Beach of Eilat city, hotel has 363 rooms and suites, all overlooki...
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