For release: July 20, 2015 Media contact: Susan Gibbs, 202-525-9554 and firstname.lastname@example.org July 25 outdoor festival will feature Middle Eastern food, exhibits, speakers, tours and kids’ activities The free DC Holy Land Festival will celebrate the culture and life of Christians in the Holy Land, with exhibits, Arabic calligraphy, Middle Eastern food demonstrations, panel discussions on the Middle East, children’s […]
Get an insider’s tour of one of the gardens at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land. Learn about the monastery’s history, the gardens and friars who designed them, and the Holy Land and Lourdes shrines. Free tours on Saturdays, 11 a.m. and noon, are led by guides from the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild. Meet by the visitor center, 1400 […]
The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land is seeking volunteer concierges to welcome visitors to the historic church, shrines, gardens and conference rooms. Volunteers must be reliable, friendly and well-spoken. Contact Friar John-Sebastian, email@example.com or 202-526-6800. The monastery is located at 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC, and online at myfranciscan.com.
The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land has been called a hidden gem and home to Washington’s most contemplative gardens. Show us why in the annual Franciscan Monastery Photo Contest open now through June 30, 2015. Details are online at www.myfranciscan.org or call 202-526-6800. The monastery is located at 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017.
Join the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild for a honey harvesting from monastery beehives on Saturday, May 9, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC. The $25 workshop fee includes a bottle of fresh honey. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fmgg.org.
Enjoy the annual Spring Luncheon in the cloister garden of the beautiful Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land on Sunday, May 17, 1 p.m. Tickets are $45. Proceeds benefit the ministry of the Holy Land friars. Register at www.myfranciscan.org/spring-luncheon or call Margherita at 202-526-6800, ext. 895. The monastery is located at 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017.
The ever-popular Easter Lily & Palm Cross Sale at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land is back. The beautiful lilies and 20” braided palm crosses are just $9 each ($8 if pre-ordered). The event is Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., and Sunday, March 29, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. While there, wander the beautiful gardens and Holy Land shrines in […]
Bring the family and enjoy making palm crosses at this free workshop sponsored by the volunteer Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild on March 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Participants will be able to purchase crosses. The workshop will be held in the monastery greenhouse, 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017. Enter near the gift shop, or use the service driveway just […]
Experience Gethsemane, Calvary, Christ’s burial and the Resurrection without leaving DC, at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land. A pilgrimage site for those who cannot travel to the place of Jesus’ Incarnation, the monastery includes full-size replicas of Calvary and the Tomb in the church. Outside, visit the Grotto of Gethsemane and walk the stations of the cross. Student […]
FRIDAYS OF LENT AT 1 P.M. This is a Special Tour using the beautiful replicas of the Monastery church and grounds as well as the words from Sacred Scripture and from St. Francis of Assisi to reflect on Our Lord’s Passion and Death. The tour includes: The Grotto of Gethsemane (in the lower gardens) and the altar of Calvary, the […]