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Bethlehem
Icon Centre




  Patron: 
The  GREEK CATHOLIC PATRIARCH OF ANTIOCH, JERUSALEM, ALEXANDRIA AND ALL THE EAST.

News

Jun 18, 2015, 11:17 AM
Our last International Icon Course was held in the centre here in May. Archbishop Zerey our patron joined us to bless the icons.
Jun 18, 2015, 9:18 AM
Transferring the lower room to a chapel/exhibition space,
Apr 26, 2015, 1:52 PM
Despite the massive drop in tourism to Israel and Palestine over the past 12 months the international icon course has continued, though it seemed that we might have to cancel the last one. However, in the end we welcomed two budding iconographers from the UK, our first from Denmark, one from Poland, and another two local Palestinian Christians. We also hosted the teaching at the icon Centre for the first time.
Apr 24, 2015, 6:20 AM
On a short break to Amman, the Director managed to collect some Jordanian rocks with remarkable results.
Apr 23, 2015, 8:04 PM
A spontaneous miracle in the Holy Sepulchre on Orthodox Holy Saturday sees the entire place engulfed in candle light. This Holy Fire is sent around the world, including processing along Star Street to Nativity Church.
Apr 23, 2015, 7:19 PM
After many months of slogging away our Friends organisation has now developed a charitable arm dedicated to supporting the BIC and iconography in the Middle East.
Apr 23, 2015, 6:59 PM
April saw two Brits and a Dane, plus one of the locals, tackling an icon of the Cross in the latest 7 day icon course, part of the 'Paint, Pray & Stay' initiative.
Apr 23, 2015, 4:46 PM
Weeks became months and no posts here...
Dec 30, 2014, 2:42 PM
Seasons greetings from Bethlehem, the place of the Nativity
Dec 22, 2014, 10:22 AM
Our latest commissioned work is installed in Birmingham, UK