Welcome to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

At the Monastery

  • 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 >>

  • Become a founder of the Monastery
    Become a founder of the Monastery

    One-hundred and fifteen years ago this month, on September 17, 1899, the Franciscans celebrated a special milestone: the dedication of the Memorial Church of the Holy Sepulchre at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Read more >>

  • Feast of St. Francis
    Feast of St. Francis

    Feast of St. Francis Activities St. Francis of Assisi was fond of all creation.  He delivered a sermon to a dule of doves and a murder of crows, made a peace treaty with the 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.