In the Philippines, the month of May is especially celebrated with colorful parades bringing together the offering of flowers to Mother Mary and other devotions.

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, a first mass was celebrated for the Malayalam speaking Indian Catholics in the Anglican church of Saint Savior in Acre.

Father Piotr, a member of the prison chaplaincy team, describes the Easter celebration in the prisons in Beer Sheba.

All across the face of the country, the migrants, workers and asylum seekers, gathered to celebrate Holy Week and Easter with the priests and sisters who are charged with their spiritual care:

Father David Neuhaus, Latin Patriarchal Vicar and Coordinator of the Pastoral Among Migrants, sent a message for Holy Week and Easter to the members of the team:

Many of those from the migrant communities must celebrate Palm Sunday on Saturday because of their work on Sunday and so Saturday, April 8, 2017, was a day of procession and celebration too.

Father Tojy, the chaplain of the Indian Catholic community in the Holy Land, reports on retreats that were held for the Indian community during Lent.

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, after the Sunday mass, the Jerusalem Good Shepherd Filipino Community paid an in depth visit to Yad Vashem.

Father Bienvenido, chaplain of the Holy Family Filipino Community in Nazareth, reports on a special day in the life of the community on March 25, 2017.

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 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 Wednesday, January 25, 2017, the Sisters of Saint Paul of Chartres celebrated their feast day at the Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center in south Tel Aviv.

On January 23, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, visited the Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center in south Tel Aviv.

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the Charlotta Chorale from Tel Aviv, conducted by Eli Geffen, gave a concert in Our lady Woman of Valor in south Tel Aviv to celebrate the World Migrants’ Day.

The Christian Media Center has published a beautiful video clip from the celebration of World Migrants’ Day in Jaffa on Saturday, January 14, 2017.

Kuchinate, the asylum seeker women’s workshop in south Tel Aviv, held its annual Christmas party on January 12, 2017. Sister Agnese reports:

Following the tradition established, World Migrants’ Day was celebrated in Jaffa’s Saint Anthony Church on Saturday, January 14, 2017.

On January 12, 2017, a group of Filipino migrant worker care givers dialogued with a group of students studying in a rabbinical college. Esti, coordinator of the Good Shepherd Filipino community reports:

Father Medhin is the chaplain of the Ge’ez rite Catholic community and he reports on Christmas in Eilat.

Jerusalem Online has published a short news clip on the 14 11 year old children of migrant workers who are slated for deportation.

The Indian Chaplaincy in the Holy Land organized a New Year celebration on Saturday, December 31, 2016, in Beit Dani, Tel Aviv.