This is the last Icon written by our friend Sharon, from the Kehilla in Haifa

Sr Claudia reports

В праздник Богоявления десять ребят впервые получили первое причастие.

Католические общины Гиизского обряда собрались сегодня в Иерусалиме и Тель Авиве, чтобы отметить Рождество, которое праздновалось в их церквях 7 января 2018г.

В последний день 2017 года представители религиозных лидеров Негева встретились в церкви в Беер Шеве.

Прихожане беершевской общины получили особый рождественский подарок.

Last week an exhibition with the title “Dear Pope Francis, I give you a drawing” opened in the Bambino Gesu pediatric hospital in Rome.

Госпиталь св.Луи в Иерусалиме – это оазис для умирающих и их семей. Новый документальный фильм рассказывает историю больницы.

Father Piotr, parish priest in Beer Sheba, sent a report of the many Christmas activities in the parish of Beer Sheba.

Father Piotr, member of the team that visits Catholic prisoners in the Israeli prisons, reports on Christmas in Dekel prison on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

В пятницу, 23 декабря 2017 года, дети с родителями собрались на раннее празднование Рождества в Центре св.Рахели в Иерусалиме.

Father Piotr, parish priest of Beer Sheba, reports on the three day children’s camp during the Hanukkah vacation in Deir Rafat, from December 18 to 20, 2017.

Father Piotr, parish priest of Beer Sheba, reports on the meeting of the youth members of Desert Flower in Haifa on Friday and Saturday, December 8 and 9, 2017.

On December 19, 2017, many friends of the Contemplative Sisters of Sion in Ein Karem, the Solitude, gathered for a mass of thanksgiving for the 48 years spent in the Holy Land.

We publish here a short report on the congress that took place on December 5, 2017 at the Land of Israel Museum in Ramat Aviv and which included a section on the children hidden in monasteries during the Shoah.

Daniel and Maroun report on a day of trips for the children of the Saint Rachel Center on Sunday, December 17, 2017.

Father Benny, chaplain of the Holy Family Filipino Community in Nazareth, reports on the return of Sister Elena, who had served as coordinator of the community.

On Saturday afternoons, Filipino children gather at the Salesian Ratisbonne monastery and on Saturday, December 16, 2017, the children and their families held their annual Christmas party.

The large Filipino migrant community in Israel preserves the traditions of the homeland in their country of residence and among these traditions is also the celebration of the Simbang Gabi. Father Matthew Coutinho, chaplain of the Jerusalem Good Shepherd and Rehovot Saint Therese communities reports:

Sister Dinesha, a member of the Congregation of Perpetual Help from Sri Lanka, has been directing the Day Care Center for babies in south Tel Aviv since it was founded in September 2014.