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Stella Maris

haifa stela maris“Stella Maris” (from Latin  – “Star of the Sea”) is a monastic complex built on the NW edge of the Carmel mountain, above Haifa , by the Carmelites wikipedia s after failing to aquire the plot of Elijah’s Cave  nearby.

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The current monastery and church was completed in 1836. The church is believed to be above a cave where Elisha, Elijah, and the “Holy Family” hid.


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