Our dear friend Antoinette sent a personally designed Christmas card we want to share with you from the old people’s home she lives in in Haifa.

Benny, seminarian in the Saint James Vicariate, writes for us about a very important subject during Advent.

Maroun, a resident of the Jerusalem home of the Vicariate, writes to us about his experience during the retreat that took place on 25 November 2017 in Ein Karem.

Our dear friend Sharon has completed a new work, an interpretation of the ancient icon of Christ that is in the Monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai.

Our friend and iconographer Sharon has sent us another one of his inspiring icons.

Our friend painter Sharon has sent us the photograph of his latest work – an angel.

Today, Friday, April 28, 2017, Pope Francis begins a two day visit to Egypt and we pray for him, for the Church in Egypt and for our neighboring country, that it might know peace.

Sister Erika, who works in the day care center at Saint Rachel Center, shared the following story.

A friend of the Jerusalem kehilla has published to interesting books on Christianity in the Holy Land in Russian.

Rivka, from the Jerusalem kehilla, reflects on Christmas and the day after:

Jacob, who lives in the Ukraine with his family, remains a committed member of the kehillot in Israel. He wrote to us about a practice in his home.

Our friend Sharon shares with us a thought for Advent – preparing for the Day of the Lord.

Jacob, a member of the kehillot, has written a reflection on last Sunday’s reading.

T. from the Haifa kehilla prepared a video clip with music to celebrate the Feast of Saint Francis.

T. from the Haifa kehilla sent us a video clip that gathers verses from the Gospel of Saint Matthew, mostly sayings of Jesus himself, and matches images to them.

Our friend Sharon reflects on the “new covenant” in Jeremiah’s prophecy and in our lives as believers in Jesus.

T. from the Haifa kehilla, shares a reflection for Lent.

Krystyna Carmi, an Israeli survivor of the Shoah, baptized at the end of the Shoah, has published her autobiography in English.

Deborah sent us the link to a wonderful Lent website.

Benedetto, seminarian in the Saint James Vicariate, explains the meaning of Lent before Easter.