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Pater Noster Church Jerusalem

 

The name of this church recalls Jesus’ teaching of the Lord’s Prayer to his disciples. Steps below the altar lead down to the crypt of the 4th-century basilica, partially built in a cave with a 1st-century tomb.

The Lord’s Prayer appears in 140 languages different languages at the Church of the Pater Noster in the cave that forms the grotto under the church.

The Lord's Prayer appears in 62 different languages at the Church of the Pater Noster
The Lord’s Prayer appears in  many different languages at the Church of the Pater Noster
Pater Noster panorama
Pater Noster panorama

Administered by: Carmelite Sisters

Tel.: 972-2-6264904

Open: 8.30-noon, 2.30-4.30pm (Sunday closed).

An alternate site of Jesus’ teaching is at the site of the Chapel of the Ascension, located on the Mount of Olives, in the At-Tur district of Jerusalem.

The Chapel of the Ascension is a shrine located on the Mount of Olives, in the At-Tur district of Jerusalem.
The Chapel of the Ascension is a shrine located on the Mount of Olives, in the At-Tur district of Jerusalem.

 

The present church and its Carmelite Sisters cloister were completed in 1874 by Aurélie de Bossi, the Princess de la Tour d’Auvergne.

Mauzoleum Aurelie de Bossi, Pater Noster

 

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