13th - 21st May 2019
Price £925 / €1,050 / $1,275 PLUS Flights HB – Breakfast & evening meal
Spiritual director Fr Peter Prusakiewicz CSMA. Our English speaking guide will be Agnieszka
Arrival into Tel Aviv. Bus transfer to Tiberius an Israeli city on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. Evening meal.
Nazareth and Nazareth village, the Basilica of the Annunciation, Church of St Joseph, Old Synagogue, Mt Tabor, visiting Cana. Basilica of the Transfigurations with breathtaking views. Dinner, overnight stay.
Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee – Mt Beatitudes, Capernaum, followed by the Church of the Primacy of St Peter located in Tabgh: it commemorates the spot of Jesus’ reinstatement of Peter as chief among the Apostles, visiting the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish. Dinner, overnight stay.
Journey to Jaffa the oldest part of Tel Aviv – panoramic views, visiting Haifa: Israel’s third largest city beautifully set on the slopes on the Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Dinner, overnight stay.
Jerusalem – Mt of Olives – the Basilica of the Agony, the Ascension chapel and the churches of the Pater Noster and Dominus Flevit Chapel, Palm Sunday way. Wailing Wall. Mount Zion. The Cenacle, also known as the “Upper Room”, is a room in the David’s Tomb Compound in Jewish quarter, traditionally held to be the site of the Last Supper. Dormition Abbey, Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu located on the eastern slope of Mount Zion, just outside the Old (walled) City of Jerusalem. Dinner, overnight stay.
Bethlehem – the Nativity Church, St Catherine Church, the Shepherds Fields. The Church of the Visitation in Ein Karem, Jerusalem, built on the site believed to have been where Mary met her cousin Elizabeth and where Mary sung the song of gratitude, the Magnificat. The Church of St John the Baptist is a Catholic church belonging to the Franciscan order. It was built at the site where St John the Baptist was believed to have been born. Dinner, overnight stay.
The Jordan river: Christian tradition marks this site as the place of the “spiritual birth” of Jesus. Highlights of Mount of Temptation reached by cable car from the ancient town of Jericho, Church of the Good Shepherd followed by a short visit to a centuries-old sycamore tree: the oldest existing sycamore, and possibly even the one that Zacchaeus climbed, the Judaean Desert, a desert in Israel and the West Bank that lies east of Jerusalem and descends to the Dead Sea, where group will have opportunity to float. Dinner, overnight stay.
Jerusalem – Holy Sepulchre Basilica / Holy Tomb and Calvary / Via Dolorosa Stations of the Cross. The Bethesda Pool, where Jesus heals the paralytic man in the Gospel of John. St Anna’s Church and St John Baptist Church. Free time in the Old City.
Departure to airport.
Pilgrimage could be subject to change at short notice due to circumstances beyond our control.
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