Welcome to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

At the Monastery

  • Preparing for Lent
    Preparing for Lent

    Join our journey through Lent The Franciscans have prepared a Lenten calendar for you! Each day of the journey will include a new reflection for you. This is a practical way for you to Read more >>

  • NEW: Monastery Monthly
    NEW: Monastery Monthly

    February 2015 Volume 1. No. 1 Welcome to the monthly e-publication from the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. It is designed to keep you up to date on what’s been happening at the Monastery Read more >>

  • Lenten Tour
    Lenten Tour

    FRIDAYS OF LENT AT 1 P.M. This is a Special Tour using the beautiful replicas of the Monastery church and grounds as well as the words from Sacred Scripture and from St. Francis of 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.