Benny, seminarian for the Vicariate, was interviewed in Italian by Vatican Radio about Desert Flower and the pilgrimage to Italy.

Luis Perez, with deep connections to Israel and the Jewish people, sends greetings as he prepares to enter the seminary.

The priests of the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew speaking Catholics in Israel met on Friday, June 14, 2013, at the center for Russian speaking Catholics in Latroun.

On Thursday, May 30, 2013, three speakers in Jerusalem addressed the theme of the Second Vatican Council and the attitude of the Catholic Church to the Jewish people.

On Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2012, sixteen members of the kehillot gathered in the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Jerusalem in order to continue their discussion of the situation of the kehillot in Israel.

The priests of the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew speaking Catholics in Israel met on Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Jerusalem.

On Sunday, March 24, 2013, the traditional Palm Sunday procession set off from Bethphage to the Old City of Jerusalem.

Cia Lakin, Lady of the Holy Sepulcher from Michigan, USA, spent a week visiting the world of the Hebrew speaking Catholic communities in Israel with her husband, Sandy. Here is her report on the visit.

From Thursday, February 7 until Thursday February 14, 2013, Lady Cecilia (Cia) and Sir Sanford (Sandy) Lakin from Michigan, USA, Knights of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher, visited the Saint James Vicariate.

Cardinal Theodor McCarrick, retired Archbishop of Washington DC, visited the Saint James Vicariate on January 14, 2013.

Jerusalemites woke up to a white city, covered in a thick cloak of snow on Thursday, January 10, 2013.

On Tuesday, January 8, 2013, Cardinal Archbishop Angelo Bagnasco and thirty of his priests celebrated mass in the Jerusalem kehilla.

In the hours of the night of December 31, 2012 in the residence of the Saint James Vicariate, about 50 friends gathered in order to pray for peace. Rabbi Levi Weiman-Kelman, rabbi of the Kol HaNeshama synagogue, joined the prayer with some members of his congregation.

In the Sunday masses celebrated in all the communities of the Saint James Vicariate in Israel on December 30, the Feast of the Holy Family, thanksgiving was offered up for the approval of the statutes of the Vicariate. Just before Christmas, the approval for the statutes of the Saint James Vicariate was received from the Congregation for the Oriental Churches in the Vatican. The statutes enter in vigor from January 1, 2013.

The priests of the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew speaking Catholics in Israel met on Friday, December 14, 2012, at Latroun.

On Sunday, a day of rest, Father Piotr and Father Nicola prepared latkes (potato pancakes) for the Jerusalem kehilla on the occasion of the lighting of the second candle of Hannuka… mmmm … delicious!

On Sunday, December 9, 2012, Benny, seminarian for the kehillot, participated in the feast of the Beit Jala seminary together with all the other seminarians. He sent us this report.

Benny, a seminarian for the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew Speaking Catholics in Israel, spent a weekend (30.11 – 1.12) in Beit Jala, at the Seminary of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

For the first time, the official Vatican website has published a Church document in Hebrew. The document in question is the Apostolic Exhortation “Ecclesia in Medio Oriente”.

The priests of the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew speaking Catholics in Israel met on Friday, November 2, 2012, at Latroun.