Terra Santa News  17/06/2011

source – http://www.custodia.org

PENTECOST AT THE CENACLE
Pentecost in Jerusalem… at the Cenacle. A commemoration in prayer, at the very placed where it happened 2,000 years ago.

BOCELLI AT THE FEAST OF SAINT ANTHONY
Andrea Bocelli at the feast of Anthony, patron Saint of the Custody of the Holy Land. During the Mass the celebrated tenor sang Schubert’s Panis Angelicus and Ave Maria.

SIXTH EXTRAORDINARY PRAYER
They prayed together, once again, to implore God for the gifts of unity and peace. The heads of Churches in Jerusalem gathered at the Church of the Latin Patrirachate in Jerusalem, on the Eve of Pentecost, for the Sixth Extraordinary Prayer.

WITH THE STRENGTH OF THE SPIRIT
With the Strength of the Spirit… in the Holy Land at Pentecost, an international meeting of new communities. Also present was Bishop Josef Clemens, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity.

SALESIAN DEACONS
From Europe, Asia, Africa and North America … Seven new deacons are ordained in Jerusalem at the Church of Saint Anne.

FESTIVITY AT THE HEBRON STADIUM
The Nazional under 20 Italian Football Team at the Dura Stadium, near Hebron. A festival of sport and joy … and a contribution toward peace.

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