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Christmas Services Outside Jerusalem and Bethlehem
12-18-12

Christmas is celebrated in many churches and cities throughout Israel. The listing below summarizes Christmas Services in Abu Gosh, Haifa, Acco, Beit Shemesh, Eilat, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Nazareth and Tiberias.


Abu Ghosh - Benedictine Church of the Resurrection

e-mail: communaute-des-moines@benedictins-abu-gosh.org, Tel. 02-5342798
December 24th, 2012
00.00 Christmas Vigil mass (French and Latin)
December 25th, 2012
10.00 Solemn Mass of Christmas (French and Latin)

 

Akko - St Francis Convent

 

Latin Parish, e-mail: quiricocalos@yahoo.com, Tel. 04-9917333
December 24th, 2012
19.30 Christmas Vigil mass (Arabic)
December 25th, 2012
9.30 Solemn High Mass of Christmas (Arabic) a reception for the Jewish, Muslam and Greek orthodox authorities follows
December 31th, 2012
18.00 Solemn Mass with opening of the New Year (Arabic) with the presence of a special group of Jewish tour guides that are interested in the situation of the Christians in Israel. The first reading will be read in Hebrew.

 

Beit Shemesh - Beit Jamal Monastery

Beit Jamal - Monastery of our Lady of the Assumption , e-mail: midbar@gmail.com, Tel. 02-9911889
Schedule not confirmed yet.

 

Eilat - Holy Trinity Parish

 

e-mail: parish.of.eilat@gmail.com, Tel. 08-6315739
December 24th, 2012
22.00 Christmas Vigil mass (English, Arabic, Spanish)
December 25th, 2012
19.00 Christmas Mass (Arabic)
December 26th, 2012
19.00 Holy Mass (English and Arabic)
December 31st, 2012
19.00 Mass of Thanksgiving (E) 20.30 Mass (Hebrew and Spanish)
January 1st, 2012
19.00 Holy Mass (English and Arabic)
Haifa - Stella Maris Monastery
Tel. 04-8332084
December 24th, 2012
23.30 Christmas Carols
00.00 Midnight Mass (E)
December 25th, 2012
8.00 Solemn Christmas Mass (I)
9.00 Solemn Christmas Mass (E)
December 30th, 2012
8.00 Holy Mass of the Feast of the Holy Family (I)
9.00 Holy Mass of the Feast of the Holy Family(E)
December 31st, 2012
22.00 Holy Mass of Thanksgiving (E)
January 1st, 2013
8.00 Holy Mass (I)
9.00 Holy Mass (E)


Jaffa- Tel Aviv - St. Peters Church

Tel. 03-6822871


December 24th, 2012
20.00 Christmas Vigil mass (English)
21.30 Christmas Vigil Mass (Polish)
December 25th, 2012
9.00 Solemn Christmas Mass (English)
18.00 Solemn Christmas Mass (Polish)
December 26th, 2012
7.00 Low mass (English)
18.00 Solemn Mass (Polish)

 

Nazareth - Basilica of the Annunciation


Casa Nova Street, Tel. 04-6560001
December 24th, 2012
19.30 Christmas Vigil mass (Multilingual) celebrated by Most Rev. Bishop G.-B. Marcuzzo. Tickets are requested (Nazareth Pilgrims Office, e-mail: pilgoffice@gmail.com, Tel. 04-6560001).
December 25th, 2012
10.00 Solemn Christmas Mass (Arabic)
December 26th, 2012
10.00 Solemn Mass (Arabic)

 

Tiberias - St. Peters Church
e-mail: tiberias@koinoniagb.org, Tel. 04-6720516

December 24th, 2012:
22.00 Christmas Vigil mass (Multilingual)
December 25th, 2012:
10.30 Solemn Christmas Mass (English)

December 26th, 2012:
18.30 Solemn Mass (English)
December 31st, 2012:
18.30 Mass of Thanksgiving (English)
January 1st, 2013:
18.30 Holy Mass (English)

 

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