Pilgrimages

Athens, St. Paul and heading out into the Mediterranean on Our Ship

October 31, 2016

Al and Steve’s conversation at Mars Hill. Homily at Athens Cathedral

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Walking with St. Paul through Corinth; 1st Full Day of our Mediterranean Cruise

October 30, 2016

Today was our first full day of this pilgrimage cruise and we went to Corinth. I have to admit this is one of my favorite places because I wrote a Bible study on First and Second Corinthian’s and I feel like I’m walking with St. Paul and sharing my friend with everyone else while were […]

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Ninety-five Excited Pilgrims Arrive in Athens!

October 29, 2016

First day of our St. Paul Mediterranean cruise and “Seminar at Sea.” All is well and everyone is excited. Great 1st day homily by Fr. Mattson here. Enjoy!

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Conversation at an Airport; Don’t Be Intimated! Say What You’re Thinking!

October 25, 2016

We stepped into the Delta lounge to await our flight to Greece where we will meet our group of 95 excited pilgrims for our St. Paul cruise. A guy sat down next to me and said, “How you doing?” I said, “Great, we just voted for Trump and we are on our way to lead […]

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Final Pilgrimage Day: Dead Sea Floating, Camel Riding and more

October 13, 2016

Part One Part Two Fr. Dan’s final pilgrimage homily, click here.

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Via Dolorosa, Mass at Calvary, Enter the Tomb, Eating on Roof of Jerusalem & Jerusalem’s Bishop

October 12, 2016

Big day ¬†enjoy! Homily at Calvary here.  

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Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, Western Wall, Kibbutz Lunch, Dormition of Mary, Upper Room, Prison of Jesus and more

October 11, 2016

Full day. Enjoy! Homily at Gethsemane

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Bethlehem all day! Too much for 15 minute YouTube

October 10, 2016

Part One with shopping mass at Shepherds Field (for homily click here) and lunch at the Christmas Tree Restaurant, New Saint and Dinner of Passover Lamb Dancing and Hooka Pipe Part Two  

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Galilee Boat Ride, Mass at Capernaum, Eating St. Peter’s Fish, Visitation, Jerusalem

October 9, 2016

Enjoy the video of our rich and exciting day. Fr. Good’s homily at Capernaum, see below. Homily at Capernaum

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Day 3 in 2 Parts: Beatitudes, “You are Rock!” Multiplication of Loaves, Primacy of Peter, Piano Concert and more

October 8, 2016

Enjoy our incredible Day 3 including driving to the Syrian Border and praying for our Christian brothers and sisters being slaughtered within our eyesight. Enjoy the two videos as you join us virtually for this Holy Land pilgrimage. For Fr. Dan’s homily at Beatitudes, click here. Part One: Part Two:

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Transfiguration, Cana, Nazareth & Swimming in Galilee

October 7, 2016

Great day today and everyone had a blast. Mass at the top of the Mountain of Transfiguration with my talk comparing the Old and New Testaments. For Fr. Dan’s homily at Transfiguration, click here. Renewing of wedding vows in Cana and praying the Rosary at the very place where the angel Gabriel met Mary in […]

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Pictures from Nazareth over 100 Years Ago (see the Virgin Mary :-)

October 7, 2016

Today we are in Nazareth looking for Mary! We are visiting her home cave where the Angel Gabriel brought the announcement from heaven. We will also visit her cave where she lived 30 years with Joseph and Jesus. These pictures are over a hundred years old from Nazareth. Not much changed between then and the […]

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Excited Pilgrims Arrive in Galilee to Start the Trip of a Lifetime!

October 6, 2016

Even though the El Al flight was a bit late they all arrived safely and in great spirits ready for an amazing pilgrimage through the Holy Land — and we are here to insure they are not disappointed :-) ¬†Enjoy the movie!

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Grandkids Reciting Books of Bible in Galilee

October 6, 2016

One of the requirements for our six oldest grandchildren to come to the Holy Land is they had to learn the books of the Bible. They did it and could recite the books of the Old and New Testaments.They can recite them all in under a minute. Here’s a video of them demonstrating their skills […]

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With 6 of our Grandkids in Galilee

October 6, 2016
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Final Day: Camels, Floating Dead Sea, Comments and Farewells

September 26, 2016

Adventurous last day! Israel Museum, feet in Jordan River, Jericho, Qumran, floating in Dead Sea, riding camels – Farewells and final comments. Final pilgrimage homily here.   Fun Farewells and Comments

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