Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi

On October 19, 2015, the Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi (Jennifer Ristine and Christiane Esser) moved into their new house at Magdala. A dilapidated structure located on the southeast corner of the property was used and reconstructed in order to provide a simple home for these women who have been serving at Magdala for over…

Magdala Raises Awareness For Breast Cancer

We are pleased to inform you that Magdala will be wearing pink to raise awareness on social media about the early detection of breast cancer and support those who are fighting against it. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, in 2013, breast cancer was the most common cause of death due to…

An Extraordinary Event in the Holy Land

Each year the Presidents of the Bishop’s Conferences of Europe gather to analyze the current events and issues of the church in Europe: its challenges, success, and concerns. This year, at the invitation of His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, and for the first time in history, the Plenary Assembly of the Council…

Letter from Fr. Juan II

Dear friends of Magdala, As you may have noted, our previous newsletter marked the beginning of a new season at Magdala. Along with our newsletter, we also launched our new website at www.magdala.org. We have received many positive comments and expressions of support to continue going forward. From now on we hope to regularly send…

The Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene

The gospels refer often to “Mary Magdalene” or “Mary of Magdala.” Magdalene, like Nazarene, or Cyrene, are names of the gospel that were passed on and became part of the life, tradition, and cultural belief of Western Christianity. From the time we acquired the terrain for Magdala we had the clear understanding of the importance…

Magdala Under Construction

Construction is about to begin once more in Magdala. Last May 28th, 2014, we finished the first phase of the development of Magdala and dedicated it back to God. Since then we have been fine-tuning, revising, and preparing the launch of the next phase of development. We are ready to begin once more. Why do…