January 2020
All Cities

Bethlehem (02)

Arrival of the Custos of the Holy Land in a procession that culminates at Manger Square, to celebrate Roman Catholic Epiphany Eve. St. Catherine’s Church.

Bethlehem (02)

8:30 Welcoming of the Syrian Orthodox bishop’s procession for the celebration of Orthodox Christmas Eve. Along Star Street to Manger Square to the Syrian Church of the Virgin Mary.
9:30 Welcoming of the Coptic bishop’s procession for the celebration of Orthodox Christmas Eve. Along Star Street to Manger Square to the Church of the Nativity.
10:00 Pontifical High Mass celebrated by the Custos of the Holy Land, attended by the Mayor of Bethlehem and the consuls of Jerusalem. St. Catherine’s Church.
10:30 Welcoming of the Greek Orthodox patriarch’s procession for the celebration of Greek Orthodox Christmas Eve. Along Star Street to Manger Square to the Church of the Nativity.
14:45 Welcoming of the Ethiopian bishop’s procession for the celebration of Orthodox Christmas Eve. Manger Square, in front of Bethlehem Municipality building towards Milk Grotto Street to the Ethiopian Church – Ethiopian Monastery of Peace – Church of Eyesus, Milk Grotto Street.
23:30 Greek Orthodox Christmas liturgy. Church of the Nativity.

Bethlehem (02)

Welcoming of the Armenian patriarch. Manger Square to the Church of the Nativity.