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7-Nov-2016

The Saint Catherine Foundation Christmas cards for 2016 are now available for purchase in our online shop. Thanks to the continuing support of EFG Group, our sponsor for twenty years now, the full purchase price will benefit the work of the foundation. We also count on...

15-Oct-2014

Friends of the foundation have contributed generously to the Bedouin of St Catherine village, substantially augmenting the $24,000 in support agreed by the London, New York and Geneva boards in November 2013. A total of $95,000 has been collected to date for distributi...

18-Nov-2013

Egypt remains in a state of emergency, and the security situation in North Sinai continues to cause concern. Government advisories warn against travel to the north, and many fewer tourists are visiting South Sinai this year. The local economy was already in severe decl...

5-Feb-2013

Dr Helen Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and member of the Board of Directors of the American Associates of the Saint Catherine Foundation, will present 'Sailing to Byzantium': Understanding a Lost Empire at t...

31-Oct-2012

The Saint Catherine Foundation charity Christmas cards for 2012 feature an icon from the important Saint Catherine’s Monastery collection and a black-and-white image of Sinai by the celebrated Swiss photographer Fred Boissonnas (1858-1944). The cards are produced on he...

1-Oct-2012

Prof. Nicholas Pickwoad, head of the Ligatus Research Unit at the University of the Arts London, will present Unfinished Business: Incomplete Bindings Made for the Book Trade from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Century at the University of California-Los Angeles...

26-Jul-2012

Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition ended its run on 8 July, but the exhibition continues its virtual existence online. See the official Metropolitan Museum website and blog.

13-Jun-2012

29-May-2012

The New York Review of Books recently published Peter Brown's review of the current exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, 'Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (Seventh to Ninth Century)'. He is one of the most eminent scholars of the world of Lat...

11-May-2012

The new website of the Saint Catherine Foundation is now live. Features include:

  • Father Justin's blog, where you will find the latest updates on the conservation work at the monastery

  • An online shop, where you will be able to buy Christmas cards and the Foundat...

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