Pilgrimages

Fatima to Coimbra to Braga to Bon Jesus to Santiago

May 19, 2017

From Fatima Portugal to Mass at Coimbra where Sister Lucia spent the last 50+ years of her life in the Carmelite Monastery. See Fr. Andrew Apostoli’s homily here. Then to Braga for lunch and free time. Stories, prayers and discussions on the buses – fun times! Then to Bon Jesus, one of the most beautiful […]

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All Day in Fatima! Fr. Apostoli’s Talk and more

May 18, 2017

Join us today for a full day ALL Fatima seeing everything and having a deeply spiritual experience. We prayed the Rosary up to the place where the angel gave the children holy Communion. Fr. Andrew Apostoli gave a very profound to talk which you can watch Here are the highlights of our Fatima day!

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Arrival in Fatima!

May 17, 2017

Our group all arrived safely and had a great arrival in Fatima with Mass celebrated by Fr Mark Mary of EWTN and the homily by Fr. Andrew Apostoli. Everyone is excited and ready… …after a good night’s sleep we do EVERYTHING Fatima tomorrow!

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Arrival in Fatima!

May 17, 2017

Our group all arrived safely and had a great arrival in Fatima with Mass celebrated by Fr Mark Mary of EWTN and the homily by Fr. Andrew Apostoli. Everyone is excited and ready… …after a good night’s sleep we do EVERYTHING Fatima tomorrow!

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Janet talks about pilgrimages

May 12, 2017

You always hear Steve talking – but here is Janet in a 14 minute description of pilgrimages and what they mean to her and how she views travel, pilgrimages, the Bible and spirituality – from her perspective.

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Steve’s Interview of Luther & the Reformation with Al Kresta

May 12, 2017

This was a fun and informative interview as an introduction to this 500th Anniversary of the Luther’s actions which started the Protestant Reformation (or Deformation, depending on how you look at it). Click this LINK, then click on the + sign for Hour One and move the slider to 8:20 where the interview begins. It […]

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Visionaries from Fatima to be Canonized this Month – two days before our group arrives

May 8, 2017

What a blessing! The two small children Francisco and Jacinta Marto who witnessed the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima will be canonized this month — two days before our sold out group arrives. We are very happy the Pope arrives before us since to be there simultaneously makes it very difficult due to crowds and […]

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Who Are the Poor I’m Supposed to Care For?

May 7, 2017

As we leave our rented apartment in Rome and walk towards St. Peter’s Square I notice a ragged, filthy woman sitting on a piece of cardboard with a baby laying lethargically in her arms. She looks up with mournful eyes and pathetically mumbles something as she reaches out hoping I’ll put coins in her hand. […]

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Mass at Tomb, Bar Mitzvahs at Western Wall and more

May 4, 2017

We started the day at 5 AM by walking the Via Dolorosa or the Stations of the Cross. We arrived at Calvary and Touch the Top. After a Tour of the Holy Sepulcher we had Mass in front of the Tomb. After breakfast we went to the Western Wall and had fun watching all the […]

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Israel Museum, Baptismal Site of Jesus, Jericho, Qumran, Dead Sea Swim, Camel Rides

May 4, 2017

Good Homily here.

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Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, story of Salvation, Upper Room, Mount Zion and more

May 2, 2017

Mass at the rock where Jesus sweat drops of blood. Enjoy the powerful homily. Below is the video for our time at Gethsemane, Church of Pater Noster, the Story of Salvation from Adam and Eve until Today, Mt. Zion with the Upper Room and Dormition of Mary and More. Enjoy! Wish you were with us […]

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Consecration to Mary on 100th Anniversary of Fatima – Bishop James Conley

May 2, 2017

May 13, 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady of Fatima to the three shepherd children. We will be going to Fatima twice this year with pilgrimage groups and will arrive a few days after May 13th (due to crowds we avoided the actual day). Bishop James Conley shares his experience […]

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Bethlehem all Day! Nativity, Mass in a Cave and Dancing!

May 1, 2017

Great day both deeply spiritual, cultural and fun. We had Mass in a Cave with a great homily by Gr. John. Descending into the grotto to touch the birthplace of Our Lord then to wear the cloak of a saint and to dance with local Christians. Enjoy! DINNER AND DANCING!!!

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Boat Ride on Galilee, Mass at Capernaum, Discovering Mary at Visitation, then Jerusalem

April 30, 2017

Enjoy today’s video from Boat Ride on Galilee, Mass at Capernaum to Discovering Mary at Visitation to Jerusalem. Great Body and Blood homily right where Jesus gave that teaching.

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Are You Buying REAL Holy Land Olive Wood Products? or Chinese Cheap Imports?

April 30, 2017

Tomorrow morning we will take our group to Bethlehem to buy quality Olive Wood products make and sold by the local Christians. When we bring our groups here we only take them to shops that sell the REAL DEAL, real Olive Wood products carved by the local Christians who are in much need of our help. In […]

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There are Two Seas in Palestine – Which One are You Like?

April 30, 2017

Since we are on a boat sailing the Sea of Galilee today, I thought I would share this parable that we will be reading to the pilgrims. Two Seas in Palestine, by Bruce Barton “There are two seas in Palestine. One is fresh, and fish are in it. Splashes of green adorn its banks. Trees […]

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