Way too much to write about today. Rich and full day. I also did a one-hour radio show on St. John’s Gospel about the places we visit today and spoke to 20+ priest from around the world on a priestly renewal pilgrimage – so I am whipped and heading for bed!
But the day was exciting and everyone had a great time so we hope you enjoy the videos. The first is the morning and the second is the afternoon. Holy Land Part 2 is very worthwhile and we will do it again with a limit of only 25 people.
Morning of Day 7: Mass at Jerusalem’s local parish church of St. Xavier’s, the church of the Franciscans, Temple Mount above the Western Wall, drive down into the Judean Wilderness, authentic Baptismal site of Jesus on the Jordan River.
Afternoon of Day 7: Baptismal site of Jesus, lunch and tour of Jericho, visit of Elisha’s Spring, spotting a gazelle, walking along the road from Jerusalem to Jericho and reading the parable of the Good Samaritan, visit to Bethany and raised from Lazarus’ tomb, free time for visit to the Holy Sepulchre, dinner, Steve’s conversion story at the Notre Dame.