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biblical formation programs to suit all Christians - clergy, laity and the inquisitive

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"The program provided me a new dimension of scripture understanding. The effect has been for me, as an educator, to much better convey the Christian teachings, in a way that appears to captivate many of my young students.  I would recommend to all, Church or lay persons; it could enrich your life"

J.H.

"this was my first visit to the Holy land and Jerusalem. I was shocked by the diversity of life, beliefs and living standards in Jerusalem and the West Bank. It was like going back in time. Based in the Old City was amazing, it enabled me to absorb so much more of the lecturers than I would have if I'd done the program in my homeland. Thank you biblical Formation Centre"

L.R.

The Bible                          The People                       The Land

Biblical formation is at the heart of the life and ministry of the Congregation of Notre Dame de Sion. The Centre for Biblical Formation in Jerusalem offers programs of study centred on the Word of God: drawing on Jewish sources and tradition; visiting sites related to the biblical text; reflecting on relevant Church Documents; and engaging with the peoples of the Land.

Participants at the Centre have the unique opportunity to study, contemplate and pray with the biblical text in the Land so central to its composition. Participants are part of an international, ecumenical community exposed to the best of contemporary Christian and Jewish scholarship. Living in this bustling and cosmopolitan city, central to Jews, Christians and Muslims you will begin to appreciate the religious, cultural and political complexity that is Jerusalem.

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The Holy Lands

' reflections from Ecce Homo'

Interview with 

Margaret Zdunich NDS

Director.

The Centre for Biblical Formation

 

programs

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PASSOVER EASTER 
Exodus to Easter

 March 25 - April 14  2020 

 LUKE

 Scribe of tenderness 

 May 20 - June 17  2020 

LOS ÚLTIMOS DÍAS DE JESÚS

 EN JERUSALÉN

De Enero 3-17   2021

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 JOHN
  Rediscovering Jesus 
I
 

 September 7 - October 6   2020 

 PARABLES OF JESUS  

 a Jewish perspective 

  

 October 15 - 29   2020 

 MATTHEW  

 the Jewish Jesus 

  

 September 21 - October 19   2021 

PASSOVER EASTER
 bondage to liberation 
 

 March 12 -26  2021

 MARK
  Jesus the Messiah 
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June 1 - 22  2021

       Our Programs over the next two years will also include:   

 

Paul: following his journey and writings.

 

Ecology & Environmental Issues:

Biblical texts and call to action.

 

Women: in the Bible and present day.

 

The Old Testament through Jewish eyes & ears: 

A comparison.

 FUTURE PROGRAMS  

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 COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS  

 GROUP ARRANGEMENTS  

the centre

ecce homo  old city  jerusalem

 
View: top terrace Ecce Homo with the Ecce Homo Basilica dome in the foreground. 
Gallery:
previous Biblical Formation programs

The program will be based at Ecce Homo, the biblical historical house on the Via Dolorosa in the heart of the Old City of Jerusalem. The lecture and study rooms are designed and equipped to help deliver lectures and presentations using smart presentation technology. Accommodation is provided within the Ecce Homo Pilgrimhouse, usually, single rooms with en-suite. 

The house is described as a haven of tranquility and peace within the vibrancy that is the Old City

 

Ecce Homo can be seen at:
 
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Ecce Homo is the Jerusalem home for the Sisters of Notre Dame de Sion and the Sisters are involved in the construction and administration of the Biblical Formation Programs
notredamedesion.org

contact

The Centre for Biblical Formation

PO Box 67597

Via Dolorosa 41

9119001  Jerusalem

Israel

 

Tel: +972(0) 2 627 72 92

 

email: registrar@biblical-program.com

 

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