“Secours Catholique” (Caritas France) House of Abraham

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«Secours Catholique»
(Caritas France)

House of Abraham

The House of Abraham was founded in 1965 at the request of Pope Paul VI during his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. It is under the jurisdiction of the Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem.

     Monsignor Jean Rodhain (+1977), President of Secours Catholique (Caritas France), established this guesthouse in the former Syrian Catholic Seminary at Ras al-’Amud near the Mount of Olives.

Purposes:

Hospitality:  -Accommodating pilgrims with modest means
-Welcoming local groups for days and/or weekends of prayer and reflection
-Sponsoring development / emergency programs
Teaching: -Biblical workshops for seminarians
Services:  -Family visits

 

Headquarters: Secours Cathoulique – Caritas France
106 rue du Bac
75341 Paris Cedex 07, France
Administration
Director:
Chaplain:
Mr. François-Xavier Adam
Rev. Jean Mulard
Reservations: Sr. Ana Perez, O.P.
Address : Maison d’Abraham
Ras El’Amoud
P.O.B. 19680
9119602 Jerusalem
  Tel: (02) 628 45 91
Tel: (02) 628 45 56
Fax: (02) 627 49 17
  E-mail: directeur.maisonabraham@secours-catholique.org
Website: www.secours-catholique.org/antennes/maison-d-abraham-jerusalem
Website: www.maison-abraham.com
Religious community:  Dominican Sisters of the Presentation of Tours