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 first Sunday of Lent for Christian churches

07 March 2017

On the eve of the first Sunday of Lent, the Christian churches of Jerusalem made their solemn entry to the Holy Sepulcher: this is the first step on the penitential journey toward Easter.