Day 4 (3) Church and Convent of the Pater Noster ( Our Father ), Mount Olives, Jerusalem

Near to the Church of Ascension is The Church of the Pater Noster. This church is built over a cave where according to tradition was the place where Jesus hid with his disciples and taught the "Our Father" (Pater Noster) prayer. The church and a convent in the same campus, controlled by the Carmelite Cloistered Sisters, is located at the site of the ruins of the "Eleona" Basilica, built in the 4th C by Constantine. The Crusaders rebuilt part of the church, and a new convent was built in the 19th Century.
One peculiar sight here is that on the outer walls of the church and walls of near by buildings the prayer 'our father' is written in different languages (more than 140 languages). We could see the prayer written in Malayalam, which incidentally was installed by Rev. Sleeba.Other Indian languages we could see were Hindi and interestingly Gujarati.

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