Katrin reports from Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center in south Tel Aviv.

On Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015, the Indian Chaplaincy organized a special seminar for men and women planning to get married.

On Sunday, October 18, 2015, the Mount Zion Award was awarded to the Coordination for the Pastoral Among Migrants of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

On Saturday evening, October 3, 2015, the Filipino community in Rehovot celebrated their patron, Saint Therese of Lisieux.

The Holy Family Filipino Community in Nazareth celebrated the Feast of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Father Benny reports:

On Saturday, September 19, 2015, Father Terrence Perera visited the Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center in Tel Aviv.

Myrna of El Shaddai sent us the following report about the celebration that was held in Jerusalem on September 6, 2015.

On Sunday, September 20, 2015, the Saint Lorenzo Ruiz Filipino Community in Jerusalem celebrated their patronal feast.

On Saturday, September 12, 2015, hundreds of Indians participated in the traditional Monti Fest procession through the streets of Jaffa.

Jews and asylum seekers came together in a celebration of the Jewish and Geez New Years at the Kuchinate workshop in south Tel Aviv on Thursday, September 10, 2015.

On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, members of the Coordination of the Pastoral Among Migrants met at the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem to discuss the Church’s work with the migrants and asylum seekers.

On August 28, 2015, the Filipino agriculture students, who had been volunteering in the Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center in south Tel Aviv were given a send-off. Sister Lerma reports:

On August 30, 2015, the Filipino community in Nazareth attended the celebration of the Feast of Saint Mariam Bawardy in the Basilica of the Annunciation. Father Bienvenido OFM, the responsible of the community, reports:

In the light of the appeal to offer hospitality to the asylum seekers released from Holot in the Negev, the religious communities of the Church of Jerusalem responded with heart warming generosity.

Esti, coordinator of the Good Shepherd Filipino community in Jerusalem, reports on an outreach that took place on Sunday, August 30, 2015.

The south Tel Aviv Divine Mercy Filipino Community is mourning the death of Nemfa Ynot who passed away after fighting cancer on August 15, 2015. She is survived by her 12 year old son, Joshua.

On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 500 Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers were released from confinement in Holot, confined in contravention of their fundamental rights. Now they need to be reinserted into society, finding work and lodging.

Father Bienvenido OFM, chaplain of the Nazareth Holy Family Filipino community sends us news about three days in this small but vibrant community.

In the light of the recent decision of the Israeli High Court to limit the time of detention for asylum seekers in Holot, the statistics regarding the number of asylum seekers in Israel were published by the Central Bureau of Statistics.

HaAretz newspaper, on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, published a feature article on Kuchinate, a workshop in Tel Aviv, in which African asylum seeker women make handcrafts to try and provide themselves and their families. Catholic Sister Azezet is one of the directors of this place.