Join Deacon Michael Russo & Fr. Dave Peles on a Holy Land Pilgrimage, starting at $4,446* from Philadelphia, departing on April 8, 2024. You will see Caesarea Maritima, Mount Carmel, Nazareth, Church of the Annunciation, St. Joseph’s Workshop, Mary’s Well, Synagogue, Cana, Sail the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Church of the Primacy of Peter, Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha, Magdala, Mount of Beatitudes, Yardenit Baptismal Site, Mount Tabor, Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity, St. Catherine’s Church, St. Jerome’s Cave, Shepherds’ Field, Chapel of the Ascension, Mount of Olives Overlook, Palm Sunday Road, Dominus Flevit, Gethsemane, Church of All Nations, Wailing Wall, Southern Wall Excavations, and much more!
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- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Domestic Airfare
- Entrance and Program Fees
- First Class Hotels
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- Hotel Gratuities
- Live Audio Headsets
- Overseas Airport Transfers
- Study Guide
- International Airfare
- Administrative fees
† If air purchased through EO.
Day 1 April 8 - Depart the USA
Day 2 April 9 - Arrive in the Holy Land
Day 3 April 10 - Caesarea Maritima / Mount Carmel (Mass) / Nazareth / Church of the Annunciation / St. Joseph’s Workshop / Mary’s Well / Synagogue / Cana
Day 4 April 11 - Sail the Sea of Galilee / Capernaum / Church of the Primacy of Peter / Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha / Magdala / Mount of Beatitudes / Yardenit Baptismal Site (Baptismal Remembrance Service)
Day 5 April 12 - Mount Tabor / Bethlehem – Church of the Nativity / St. Catherine’s Church / St. Jerome’s Cave / Shepherds’ Field
Day 6 April 13 - Chapel of the Ascension / Mount of Olives Overlook / Palm Sunday Road / Dominus Flevit / Gethsemane / Church of All Nations / Chapel Caves – Mary’s Agony / Wailing Wall / Southern Wall Excavations
Visit the chapel of the Ascension, from which Jesus returned to his Father. Be inspired by the breathtaking beauty of Jerusalem (“the Golden City”) as you stand on the Mount of Olives, the place from which Jesus ascended into heaven forty days after His resurrection (Acts 1:9 -12). Walk the Palm Sunday Road down the Mount of Olives. At Dominus Flevit church, visit the place where Jesus mourned for Jerusalem. Visit the Church of Agony, the private garden area across the road, for a time of contemplation in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matt. 26:36 -44) and the Church of All Nations. Visit the Southern Wall Excavations of the Temple, including the Teaching Steps and the Western Wall. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 April 14 - Temple Mount / Ein Karem / Church of the Visitation / Israel Museum / Shrine of the Book / First-Century Model
This morning, conditions permitting, stand on the Temple Mount where the Jewish Temple once stood, and the Dome of the Rock now stands. Travel to Ein Karem, the birthplace of John the Baptist, and where Mary visited Elizabeth (Luke 1: 26 -40). Understand better the Jerusalem of Jesus’ day with a look at the first-century model of the City of Jerusalem, now housed at the Israel Museum. The museum itself houses 10,000 years of archeological artifacts. Also, visit the Shrine of the Book, where the Book of Isaiah, discovered among the Dead Sea Scrolls, is displayed. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 8 April 15 - Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center / St. Peter in Gallicantu / Church of Dormition / Upper Room / St. Anne’s Church / Pools of Bethesda
Visit the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center for a view of the Old City of Jerusalem. Visit St. Peter in Gallicantu, the home of the High Priest Caiaphas, where Jesus was held after His arrest (Matthew 26:57). Visit the Church of the Dormition and the Upper Room, revered as the location of the Last Supper (Mark 14:12 -26). Sing a hymn in the Church of St. Anne, renowned for its beautiful acoustics. View the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus performed the Sabbath miracle (John 5: 1 -31). Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 9 April 16 - Jericho / Elisha’s Fountain / Tel Jericho / Mass in Jericho / See Mount of Temptation / Qumran Caves / Dead Sea Swim / Ein Gedi Overlook / Return to Jerusalem
Day 10 April 17 - Early Mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre / Stations of the Cross, Including the Sisters of Scion / Lithostratos / Antonia Fortress / Via Dolorosa / Time in the Old City Markets - Arab Souk or Cardo Jewish Shops
Day 11 April 18 - Return to the USA
We arrive back home this afternoon, our hearts filled with many fond memories of this Journey of a Lifetime.
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