Saturday, June 18, 2011

Last Emotional Day of Pilgrimage

by Steve Ray on June 18, 2011

PART I:
Last day part one. Comments and on way to last sites.
HERE

PART II:
Church of Visitation, last Mass at Church of the Birthplace of John the Baptist, Elvis Restaurant, good-byes and to the airport.

All is well. Not one complaint but hundreds of compliments.

See last video HERE

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Muslims Burn Churches

by Steve Ray on June 18, 2011

burning-churchNothing new, but usually ignored or unknown to Americans, though much of the world knows it from experience.

Since 2006 over 200 churches have been attacked by Muslims in Indonesia.

This is multiplied in Iraq, Egypt, Philippines and everywhere else Muslims are gaining control or are a majority of the population. Problems are also arising in European countries with large Muslim populations.

Wake up America! http://www.zenit.org/article-32862?l=english

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Group Fun Run Around Jerusalem

by Steve Ray on June 18, 2011

We gathered in the lobby at 6:30 AM – all fourteen of us. Anticipation and a bid of dread filled the air. “All the way around the Walls of Jerusalem? Can we keep up?”

I took the opportunity to show the pilgrim runners all the great sites around the city. It helped tie up the loose ends from the pilgrimage.

We all stuck together well. Enjoyed running with my daughter Emily and friend Sean. The Call family of six were a lot of fun and all the others were champs too.

Enjoy this short video!

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