THE FEAST OF ST CATHERINE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Monday, the 25th of November/8th of December 2014, the feast of the glorious great martyr St Catherine was celebrated at the Monastery dedicated to her name. The Monastery stands opposite the Patriarchate, in the Christian quarter of Jerusalem. As has been handed down to us by the Synaxarion of the Church, St Catherine lived in ...

Sinai’s St. Catherine’s Starves, Monastery Shuts Down

Father Paolos, a member of St. Catherine's Monastery's Holy Council, walks out of the farm for an interview with Al-Monitor on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. He has been living in the monastery since 1972. (photo by Mohannad Sabry)

Mohannad Sabry for Al-Monitor - 5/9/13 ST. CATHERINE'S — In the Sinai city of St. Catherine, a few thousand people and around 800 camels have been left struggling since the first week of July, when Egyptian security authorities ordered the total shutdown of the town's 1,500-year-old monastery. Bedouin residents of the mountainous area were forced to ...