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Paternoster Church, Jerusalem

Paternoster Church - Jerusalem, Israel
Paternoster Church
Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, IsraelMap
+972 2 625 8844 (Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: East Jerusalem
Overview

Go by taxi to the top of the Mount of Olives to visit the Carmelite convent, famous for the plaques with the Lord's Prayer inscribed in over 100 languages. The present church site was purchased by the Princesse de la Tour d'Auvergne in 1868. Her tomb can be seen in the chapel. Little remains of the large and beautiful Eleona church built by Queen Helena in 333. Here, it was believed, Jesus announced the coming destruction of the Jerusalem (Matthew 24:3-14), and taught the disciples the Lord's Prayer (Luke 11:1-4).

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Paternoster Church General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 08:30 AM to 11:45 AM, Monday to Saturday from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
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