Pilgrimages

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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4:00 AM Wake Up for Via Dolorosa, Mass at Calvary and Visit to the Tomb on Sunday Morning – and much more

September 25, 2016

4:00 AM wake-up?? Are you crazy?? Yes, crazy like a fox — and everyone thanked us later. What an amazing morning walking the Via Dolorosa arriving at Calvary for Mass and then an entrance into the Tomb on Sunday morning. We came back the to the Notre Dame for breakfast and then off to the […]

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Great Pictures, Charts and Info on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

September 25, 2016

Since we are having Mass in the Holy Sepulchre early this morning I wanted to share these many beautiful and helpful picture, diagrams, charts and more about the Holy Sepulchre. See all this wealth of information written and visual. For me this is the most holy and important spot in the Universe. It is where […]

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Mass at Gethsemane, Mt. of Olives, Upper Room and more

September 24, 2016

Lots of tears at the powerful Mass at Gethsemane. For the homily, click here. The Our Father in multiple languages on Mount of Olives. Steve’s “Story of Salvation History” before going to the Upper Room and more. Steve’s talk at Gethsemane:

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Bethlehem All Day: Nativity, Mass in a Cave, Passover Lamb and Dancing!

September 23, 2016

Great day in Bethlehem! Enjoy! For the homily in Bethlehem’s caves, click here.

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Boating on Galilee, the Eucharist and Capernaum, Up to Jerusalem, Meeting with Bishop

September 22, 2016

Enjoy today’s adventures! Boat ride on Galilee, viewing ancient 1st century boat, Mass in Capernaum where Jesus said, “Eat My Flesh”, eating St. Peter’s fish. Steve’s conversion story on the drive to Jerusalem, arrival at the Catholic Notre Dame Hotel, meeting with the Bishop of Jerusalem, great dinner and bed…ready for Bethlehem tomorrow.

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Beatitudes, “You are Peter”, Multiplication of Loaves, Primacy of Peter, Magdala and an Over the Top Dinner

September 21, 2016

To much to say. You will just have to watch the videos. Too much for 15 minute YouTube limitations so we did two 10 minute videos. Enjoy! For Fr. Xavier’s homily at Beatitudes, click here. Part I Part II

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