Father Piotr, responsible for the Jerusalem kehilla, sent this report on the retreat day held in Ein Karem on April 5, 2014.

In the series of Lenten masses, members of the Jerusalem kehilla had mass at Ecce Homo on the Via Dolorosa on Friday, April 4, 2014. Father Piotr reports.

Russian speaking faithful from the Latroun Russian speaking kehilla made their traditional Lenten pilgrimage on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Brother Alberto from the Jaffa kehilla sent a report on the Via Dolorosa pilgrimage of the Jaffa kehilla on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Father Piotr, responsible for the Jerusalem kehilla sent this report.

On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, a diverse group of people gathered in order to celebrate the publication of a new book “Sister of Sion” by Ruth Danon in the Steimatzky book store in the Mamila Mall in Jerusalem. The book tells the story of Sister Regine Canetti from the Sisters of Sion.

The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple is the feast day of the Jerusalem kehilla that meets in a house that carries the names of Saints Simeon and Anne.

Today, January 31, 2014, we gathered in Jaffa’s cemetery for the memorial service on the anniversary of the death of our sister Miriam, who passed away two years ago.

The Jerusalem kehilla was thanked by the Good Shepherd Filipino community for the donations received other past few weeks. Marie Joy, coordinator of the Good Shepherd community writes:

On Friday, January 25, 2013, at the end of the mass, members of the Jerusalem kehilla blessed a tree in the courtyard of the Vicariate house in honor of the Jewish New Year of Trees.

On Saturday, January 11, 2014, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Father Sergey Loktionov, a Franciscan priest who was recently ordained to the priesthood, was a guest in the Jaffa kehilla. Daniel, from the Jaffa kehilla, reports.

Father Piotr, responsible for the Jerusalem kehilla, reports.

Father Piotr, responsible for the Jerusalem kehilla, reports:

On Thursday, December 12, 2013, snow started to fall in Jerusalem and in many other places throughout Israel. By Saturday, December 14, 2013, Jerusalem is still clothed in white.

Father Thierry Vernet writes to us from Paris.

Father Piotr from the Jerusalem kehilla reports.

It is a tradition that after mass, the members of the Jerusalem kehilla gather to light the candles of Hannuka.

Father Wieslaw, responsible for the Russian speaking Catholics in south and central Israel, reports on the prayers for the departed faithful in the Russian speaking kehilla.

Yaacov, member of the kehillot, reports on the weekend, Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, 2013, spent by members of the Jaffa kehilla on Mount Tabor.

The various kehillot dedicated their Sunday mass collection on October 19 and 20, 2013 to the missions of the Church.