Welcome to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

At the Monastery

  • Out in the Woods
    Out in the Woods

    Click here to read about the Franciscan Monastery’s hermitage in the December edition of The Washingtonian on page 82! Read more >>

  • 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 >>

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.