Press Releases

11 Jul 2016 Photo Contest Results

CONGRATULATIONS TO ROBERT POWELL Congratulations to Robert Powell for taking FIRST PLACE in our 3rd Annual Franciscan Monastery Photo Contest with this beautiful photo titled, "Sunset over the Monastery." SECOND PLACE Christine Roy Congratulations to our second place winner Christine Roy who captured a breath-taking photo of a sunny...

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12 May Annual Monastery Photo Contest

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...

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11 Apr Garden Guild Open House

Interested in gardening at one of the most beautiful and prayerful sites in the region? The all-volunteer Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild is holding an open house on Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.-noon, 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017 (meet at the greenhouse behind the...

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27 Oct Saints in Stained Glass Tour

Learn about the saints depicted in the stained glass windows of the beautiful and historic Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land during this free special tour, Nov. 18 (Feast of St. Elizabeth of Hungary) at 12 noon. For more information, visit myfranciscan.org or call Carolyn...

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