On the eve of Pentecost, Saturday, May 23, 2015, the faithful gathered in the chapel of Saints Simeon and Anne House in Jerusalem for a vigil prayer in preparation for Pentecost.

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This year the prayer brought together the musicians of the Jerusalem kehilla, led by Benny, seminarian in the Vicariate, and the Arabic speaking charismatic group from Nazareth, New Life, led by Nabil and Samia. The night vigil was presided by Father Rafic, responsible for the Jerusalem kehilla.

The entire evening, songs, readings and homily, was conducted in both Hebrew and Arabic. Many people attended this unique prayer that truly opened the heart to receive the Holy Spirit on this important feast day.