FRANCISCAN MONASTERY OF THE HOLY LAND IN AMERICA
1400 Quincy St. NE Washington DC 20017
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St. Francis of Assisi always looked for new tools to communicate the Gospel, which is part of the reason the Order of Friars Minor -- the Franciscans -- launched a newly redesigned website, www.ofm.org. We interviewed the order's minister general, Franciscan Father Michael Perry. Full story: wp.me/p5DZKA-37Q
Scenes from today's inauguration of the restored Edicule around the Tomb of Jesus...including guests: the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, the Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto, and the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (the Greek Government was one of the main funders of the work). ... See MoreSee Less
Today, after ten months of restoration works, the aedicule has been inaugurated in a ecumenical ceremony.
Please join us in praying for the repose of the soul of Officer Laundis Johnson, who passed away early this morning. Officer Johnson was often the first person visitors to the Franciscan Monastery met. He loved the Monastery and was our security lead, our house photographer and, most of all, our friend.
Visitation/memorial: March 24, 6-8 p.m., DeVol Funeral Home, 2222 Wisconsin Ave NW, WDC 20007 ... See MoreSee Less