Welcome to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

At the Monastery

  • Gerard “Jerry” Phillips
    Gerard “Jerry” Phillips

    Gerard “Jerry” Phillips, Knight of Mount Saint Sepulchre , longtime community broadcaster and servant to the Franciscan community passed away on the morning of August 29, 2014. Gerard “Jerry” Phillips was a fifth generation Read more >>

  • Music at the Monastery
    Music at the Monastery

    Russell Joseph Weismann, director of liturgy and music at St. Frances de Chantal Church, Bethesda, MD, and dean of the DC Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, will present the inaugural “Music @ Read more >>

  • Franciscan Crown Tour with Lourdes
    Franciscan Crown Tour with Lourdes

    Join us for the NEW Franciscan Crown Tour with the Lourdes. A tour of the Monastery and grounds focused on the seven joys of the Blessed Mother. 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.