Pilgrimages

Israel Day 3: Celebration of Food Donation Collection with Mass at Multiplication, and much more

April 29, 2017

Great day in Northern Israel. Enjoy! For the homily at Tabgha, the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish, for 25th anniversary of Food Donation Connection click here. One of the funniest and insightful homilies ever. Fantastic dinner celebrating 25th Anniversary of Food Donation Connection!

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Holy Land Day 2: Transfiguration, Cana and Nazareth

April 28, 2017

Great day. Enjoy us virtually :-) Homily at Church of Transfiguration here.

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Holy Land Pilgrime Arrived – Ready to Go!

April 27, 2017

NOTE TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THESE PILGRIMS — please messages below in Comments and I’ll read them on the bus. Humor is always appreciated ?? This Holy Land pilgrimage is sponsored by the Food Donation Connection which is a very marvelous organization that finds ways to collect wasted food and distribute it to the […]

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Newly Renovated Tomb of Christ in the Holy Sepulchre

April 27, 2017

Before our group arrived today Janet and I visited the Tomb of Christ in the Holy Sepulchre a few days after its unveiling without the ugly iron girders that used to surround it for support. Here are a few pictures of the new exterior and one of the interior. Nothing is really changed (except removal […]

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

April 8, 2017

Soon we will take another 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 this way, you […]

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St. Augustine on Travel

March 31, 2017

“Travel is like a book. Those who don’t travel only read one page.”

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Learn about the Protest-ant Reformation

March 24, 2017

See the Interactive Map, Itinerary and more HERE. For more information or to register, contact Elizabeth at emarkey@ctscentral.net or (313) 744-2530 or toll-free 1-800-727-1999, ext.150.

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Learn about the Protest-ant Reformation

March 24, 2017

See the Interactive Map, Itinerary and more HERE. For more information or to register, contact Elizabeth at emarkey@ctscentral.net or (313) 744-2530 or toll-free 1-800-727-1999, ext.150.

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Understanding the Protest-ant Deformation – an invitation

March 24, 2017

See the Interactive Map, Itinerary and more HERE. For more information or to register, contact Elizabeth at emarkey@ctscentral.net or (313) 744-2530 or toll-free 1-800-727-1999, ext.150.

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ANNOUNCING: Saints & Shrines of Italy: One of a kind Pilgrimage!

March 17, 2017

We have just finalized the plans for a new and one of a kind pilgrimage through arguably the most beautiful country in the world – Italy. We will be joined by Teresa Tomeo of Catholic Connections. It is called the Saints & Shrines of Italy and start in Milan and slowly works down through magnificent […]

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Rennovation of Holy Tomb almost Complete

March 11, 2017

During our last five trips to Jerusalem the Tomb of Jesus in the Holy Sepulchre has been going through much needed restoration – but it sure was a hassle and and eyesore. But this month it is finally coming to completion. On our next trip in April (sold out) we will see the Tomb in […]

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Restoration at Tomb of Holy Sepulchre coming to and end!

March 11, 2017

During our last five trips to Jerusalem the Tomb of Jesus in the Holy Sepulchre has been going through much needed restoration – but it sure was a hassle and and eyesore. But this month it is finally coming to completion. On our next trip in April (sold out) we will see the Tomb in […]

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Eloquent Letter about Holy Land Pilgrimage

March 9, 2017

Steve and Janet, We would like to thank you and Janet for a once in a lifetime experience in the Holy Land. From day one, this journey has been the work of God.  Our last minute addition to the trip was no accident and truly the work of God. The trip itself was well organized and […]

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Eloquent Thanks for Holy Land Pilgrimage

March 9, 2017

Steve and Janet, We would like to thank you and Janet for a once in a lifetime experience in the Holy Land. From day one, this journey has been the work of God.  Our last minute addition to the trip was no accident and truly the work of God. The trip itself was well organized and […]

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Power of the Rosaries from the Holy Land!!

March 3, 2017

A Mother Superior wrote to me about her experience in Sydney Australia with the Olive Wood Rosary I sent her which had touched all the holy sites. Greetings in the Lord Jesus Steve and Janet!!! and welcome home from what looked like a thoroughly blessed pilgrimage to the Holy Land!!   I saw your wonderful videos […]

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Power of the Olive Wood, Holy Land Rosaries

March 3, 2017

On each of our trips we offer olive wood Rosaries to our groups. These are made by Sisters in Bethlehem. We touch them to all the holy sites, especially all the Rosary sites. They are all blessed in Jerusalem before the pilgrims head back home. A Mother Superior wrote to me about her experience in […]

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