On Saturday, September 8, 2012, Father Piotr, responsible of the Jerusalem kehilla, led his flock of Filipino children to Saint Anne’s Church, where the birth of the Virgin is commemorated. Father Piotr reports:

On Saturday, September 1, 2012, religion classes for Filipino children began again at the Divine Mercy Chapel in Tel Aviv.

28 children of migrant workers from the Philippines took part in a children's summer camp in south Tel Aviv – five days of fun in a church atmosphere and in Hebrew.

Marie Jhoy, a lay Filipina coordinator, reports on the celebration for Filipino children at the Jerusalem kehilla on Saturday July 28, 2012. A group of Filipino children has been meeting at the Jerusalem kehilla throughout the summer.

This year, 72 children and teenagers and 11 adult counselors participated in the annual "Kaytana" for Hebrew speaking Catholic children that took place at Deir Rafat from July 16 to 20, 2012.

The Salesian theology students have organized religious classes for the children of Filipino migrant workers in Jerusalem but in the summer these classes stop. This summer Father Piotr will be holding a mass and other activities for these children once every two weeks.

On June 2, 2012, during the mass for the Feast of the Holy Trinity, 31 children received the Body of Christ for the first time after a year of preparation.

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, in the afternoon, Father Piotr celebrated for the first time at the Jerusalem kehilla a mass specially for the children of the Filipino migrant workers. These children follow their catechism in Hebrew and English, taught by students of theology at Ratisbonne, the Salesian institute of theology. They attended mass for the first time in Hebrew, their first language. Their joy, vitality, desire to learn make it desirable that this experience continue.

For three days, from Wednesday, April 11, until Friday, April 13, the children of our Hebrew speaking Catholic communities gathered in the Deir Rafat convent for three days consecrated to Easter.

As we approach Christmas, the third book for our children was published. The book is titled: "Get to know the feasts and the seasons in the Church".

The Vicariate has renewed its collaboration with the team of the Divine Mercy Chapel in Tel Aviv, where hundreds of Filipinos gather for prayer. This year too, two groups of Filipino children learn about their faith.

The Vicariate has renewed its collaboration with the team of the Divine Mercy Chapel in Tel Aviv, where hundreds of Filipinos gather for prayer. This year too, a group of about 30 Filipino children learn about their faith.

This year, 56 children and 11 counselors participated in the annual "Kaytana" for Hebrew speaking Catholic children that took place at Deir Rafat from July 18 to 22, 2011.

A first group of eight children were prepared for their first communion in Hebrew by Lioba and Sinead from the Koinonia John the Baptist community that now runs the parish in Tiberias.

On Saturday, May 28, 2011, 20 Filipino children from the Divine Mercy Chapel in Tel Aviv celebrated their first communion at Saint Peter's Church in Jaffa.

For a few months (March to May), the Vicariate assured catechism classes for over 30 children, mostly Filipinos, in the Divine Mercy Chapel, near the central bus station in Tel Aviv.

The second volume of the Hebrew Speaking Catholic Vicariate in Israel’s catechism for youth has been published. The beautiful volume, entitled: “Getting to know the Church” is now available for our young people.

This year, 41 children and 10 counselors participated in the annual children's summer camp of the Hebrew-Speaking Catholic Vicariate in Israel. The camp lasted five days, from Monday, July 19 until Friday, July 23 and was held at Deir Rafat, a monastery near Beit Shemesh.

For a few months (March to May), the Vicariate assured catechism classes for over 30 children, mostly Filipinos, in the Divine Mercy Chapel, near the central bus station in Tel Aviv.

The Hebrew-Speaking Catholic Vicariate in Israel begins to collaborate with the chaplains for pastoral work with the Filipinos in Israel for the sake of the children.