Press Releases

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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16 Sep CLAIMING OUR FUTURE

TUESDAY Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Sister Joan Marie Steadman, CSC, executive director of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, leads an informal conversation on the future of consecrated life. Refreshments follow. Free. Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, 1400 Quincy Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017. Information:...

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16 Sep MUSIC AT THE MONASTERY

SUNDAY Oct. 11 at 4 p.m. Russell Joseph Weismann, dean of the District of Columbia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, inaugurates the monthly 2015-2016 series of organ recitals with selections by Bruhns, Franck, Bach and Widor. A reception follows. Free will offering. Franciscan Monastery of...

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