Welcome to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

At the Monastery

  • Happy Thanksgiving!
    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Father Jason Welle, OFM of the Franciscan Monastery shares with us a lesson of Gratitude as we enter into the Thanksgiving Season. He reminds us what it means to be thankful and to count Read more >>

  • Concert: Ron Freeman Chorale
    Concert: Ron Freeman Chorale

    Sunday, December 7 4 p.m. Ron Freeman, Conductor presents O Magnum Mysterium a concert for the Christmas Season Click here for more information >> Read more >>

  • Remembering our Loved Ones in November
    Remembering our Loved Ones in November

    November is a time to remember the communion of Saints by celebrating with faith hope and love. During this month we celebrate the Feast of All Saints on November 1 and All Souls Day Read more >>

In the Holy Land


When you support the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, you support an historical landmark and an oasis of peace in the middle of busy Washington, D.C. But your support does so much more. Your support provides assistance to Christians in the Holy Land. You allow Christianity to remain and thrive in the Holy Land. Support us today.