From Tuesday, December 27 until Thursday, December 29, 2016, 77 people from the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew Speaking Catholics participated in a camp for children at the sanctuary of Our Lady Queen of Palestine in Deir Rafat.

On Friday, December 16, 2016, the day care units at the Our Lady Woman of Valor came together to have a Christmas celebration.

More than 240 children of migrant workers and asylum seekers will be able to stay in the new day care center of the municipality, which will open its doors at the beginning of January.

Sister Claudia, director of the children’s program at the Saint Rachel Center in Jerusalem, reports on the setting up of the Christmas tree at the Center.

The Christian Media Center has published a beautiful news clip on the blessing of the Saint Rachel Center that took place on November 10, 2016.

On Thursday, November 10, 2016 in the late afternoon, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa came to the Saint Rachel Center to bless it and the babies, children, youth and those who accompany them there.

During the vacations of the Feast of Tabernacles, from Sunday, October 16 until Tuesday, October 25, 2016, about 50 children attended activities each day at the Saint Rachel Center in Jerusalem. Sister Claudia reports:

The staff of the day care at Saint Rachel’s Center travelled to Bethlehem on Monday, October 24, 2016 and participated in a course in first aid offered by the staff at Caritas Baby Hospital.

On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the children spent the whole day at the Centre because it was the eve of the Day of Atonement and there was no school.

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, in communion with the prayer at Assisi and with the entire Universal Church, the children in the Saint Rachel Center in Jerusalem gathered to pray.

The Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew Speaking Catholics runs a center for babies, children and youth in the Talbieh neighborhood in Jerusalem.

On Monday, September 5, 2016, activities were initiated at the new Saint Rachel Center in Jerusalem.

On September 4, 2016, the day-care center in south Tel Aviv opened its doors for a new school year.

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, the new year of religious classes began in Our Lady Woman of Valor in Tel Aviv.

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the toddlers from the day care center at the Saint James Vicariate made a pilgrimage to the Basilica of the Resurrection to pray for the new children’s center in Jerusalem.

Sister Sara, a volunteer from Italy, reports on the summer camp in Tel Aviv that ran from August 15 to August 19, 2016.

Sister Sara, a volunteer from Italy, reports on the summer camp in Jerusalem that ran from mid July 2016 to the end of August 2016.

As the new school year approaches, the kaytanot come to an end. This year, 2016, a new record was set with regard to the activities of the Vicariate for children in the summer.

On Friday evening, August 26, 2016, tens of children, their parents, the summer camp counselors and many friends gathered in the Ratisbonne Salesian compound to celebrate the end of the kaytana.

On Thursday, August 25, special guests appeared at the Saint James Vicariate to spend some time with the children gathered there for the summer kaytana.