Devotion, prayer and celebrations in the holy places. We bring you the most important celebrations in the liturgical calendar, celebrated at the very place where the events originally occurred – to help you experience the Gospel events in their original spatial and temporal setting, and help you appreciate the richness and uniqueness of the ancient and ever-living liturgy of Jerusalem.
The Feast of the Annunciation in Nazareth
28 March 2017
Last weekend, Nazareth celebrated its main festival: the Annunciation to Mary by the Angel.
Saturday, March 25, Nazareth celebrated its most important holiday: the Annunciation. A celebration full of traditions, meditation, joy, faith and prayer.
During the vigil, on Friday 24, representatives of the Christian community gathered in the Grotto of the Annunciation, to welcome the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem in his solemn entry into the Basilica and to pray the Vespers together.
After dark, many of the faithful gathered to pray and to contemplate the mystery of the place where the Angel announced to Mary that she would become the Mother of the [...]