Welcome to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

At the Monastery

  • Lent Schedule 2016
    Lent Schedule 2016

    SUNDAYS OF LENT Masses at 5:00 p.m. (Saturday Vigil) 8 a.m, 10 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.   LENTEN WEEKDAYS Monday- Friday: 6 a.m. Mass Monday, Wednesday, Saturday: 7 a.m. Mass Tuesday: 9 a.m. and Read more >>

  • 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. This is a practical way for you to take part Read more >>

  • Reflect upon what it means to be a follower of Christ
    Reflect upon what it means to be a follower of Christ

    Will you allow us to offer Lenten prayers for you in our Friars’ Chapel? Will you let us pray for you, your friends and family during Lent? Will you let us observe Lent with Read more >>

  • February Monastery Monthly
    February Monastery Monthly

    Monastery Monthly: February 2016 The friars at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land are busy preparing for the Lenten season and digging out of the snow! We are gearing up for Lent by 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.