Solemn entrance of the Minister General in Bethlehem

 

On October 23, in the wake of the Three Kings, Br. Massimo Fusarelli, the new Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, made his solemn entrance into the city of Bethlehem. He brought with him the burning fire of the faith of St. Francis of Assisi and hope, despite the difficult conditions experienced by the local population. The bagpipes and brass instruments of the scouts preceded the procession of Brother Fusarelli. Many children and families from Bethlehem were waiting for him. Brother Fusarelli was welcomed in the square in front of the Basilica of the Nativity by the religious and civil authorities.

Video

Video – cmc-terrasanta.org

Meeting with the friars,
audience with the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Theophilus III,
and Way of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa

Photos – custodia.org