Welcome to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

At the Monastery

  • Join us for Holy Week!
    Join us for Holy Week!

    Father Jim Gardiner from the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, DC discusses the special week we know as Holy Week. As Father Jim points out, this week can be ordinary or you have the opportunity Read more >>

  • The Good Friday Burial Service
    The Good Friday Burial Service

      Every year, the Franciscan Monastery has a unique burial of Christ service on Good Friday. This service is unique because you would only find this service at the Monastery in Washington, DC and Read more >>

  • March Monastery Monthly
    March Monastery Monthly

    March 2015 Volume 1. No. 2 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 >>

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.