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.

Pilgrims from all over the world celebrate the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at the Calvary

15 September 2017

Several Franciscans and pilgrims gathered at the Calvary, in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher, to celebrate the Exaltation of the Cross of Christ. In the words of today's liturgy: “our salvation, life and resurrection reside in the cross”.