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6 November 2017

Visit to our Communities in Haifa-Mount Carmel

His Eminence Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches, paid a recent visit to the Holy Land from the 16th to 21st October. The occasion was in celebration of 800 years of Franciscan presence there.  On 18th October he visited our Stella Maris monastery and our Carmelite nuns in Haifa.

The Stella Maris community recited the Salve Regina with the Cardinal at the statue of our Blessed Lady of Mount Carmel, entrustung to herf maternal care the Church in  the Middle East and the work of our brothers as Protecters of the Holy Land.