Pater Noster Convent of Pater Noster Iubilaeum
The Lord's Prayer in 1817 languages and dialects
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We thank our collaborators and visitors for their continuous support and interest!
The Convent of the Pater Noster was built over the site where Jesus taught His disciples the Lord's Prayer.
The walls are decorated with 140 ceramic tiles, each one inscribed with the Lord's Prayer in a different language. Father Pierbattista, O.F.M., Father Eugenio Alliata, O.F.M. and Father Stefano De Luca, O.F.M., from the Custody of the Holy Land in Jerusalem, have supplied all of them to Christus Rex, Inc..
We are very grateful to them and to other major contributors, such as: Harri Mürk, Andrea De Vecchi, John C. Sacoolidge, Jeffrey L. Dyer, Harold Lush, Sergio Franzese, Joseph Pashka, Dr. David G. Landsnes, MD, Wolfgang Kuhl, Dr. Xavier F. Conde, PhD, Carmine Colacino, Father Ervino Martinuz, Tom Onditi. We are equally grateful to the people who have sent us one or several linguistic versions of the Lord's Prayer or Hail Mary; credits are acknowledged with each individual prayer.
Special thanks to Dr. David G. Landsnes, MD and to Father Johann Roten for sharing with us their comprehensive collections of Hail Mary prayers.
Special thanks to Mr. Wolfgang Kuhl for sharing with us his extraordinary Bible collection.
We are happy to announce that Mr. Wolfgang Kuhl (Email - WKuhl44238@aol.com) has recently accepted the position of Vice President of Christus Rex, Inc., a non-profit, religious education corporation under the laws of the State of California. His primary responsibilities include the research and development of the Pater Noster collection and coordination of its future growth, interfacing with existing and potential contributors. Welcome aboard, Wolfgang!

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If a particular language does not use the Latin alphabet, please mail printed copies by regular mail to: Michael Olteanu, 121 Roundhill Court, Vallejo, CA 94591, USA. Thank you!

The Convent of Pater Noster in Jerusalem
At the top of the Mount of Olives, close the Russian Tower, stands the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
The Russian Tower is the slim spire of a Russian monastery. In one of its rooms one can see a beautiful mosaic floor with an Armenian inscription, dating from the sixth century, when it was part of an Armenian monastery.
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart, built in 1920, is located near the old Basilica Eleona, built by Saint Helen, mother of Emperor Constantine.
Adjacent to the basilica is the Convent of Pater Noster built over the site where Jesus taught His disciples the Lord's Prayer.
The walls are decorated wit h 140 ceramic tiles, each one inscribed with the Lord's Prayer in a different language.
At the top of the Mount of Olives and very close to the Convent of Pater Noster, stands the Monastre des Bndictines de Notre Dame du Calvaire .
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Russian Hill The Russian Hill - (43KB) - small image (13KB) - large image (155KB) - detail (large) (187KB)
Sacred Heart The Basilica of the Sacred H eart - (68KB) - small image (21KB) - large image (139KB)
Cloister of Pater Noster The Cloister of Pater Noster - (34KB) - small image (11KB) - large image (119KB) - detail (left view) (175KB) - detail (right view) (186KB)
Ceramic Tiles The ceramic tiles with the Lord's Prayer - (26KB) - small image (8KB) - large image (85KB) - detail (large) (168KB)
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