A Pilgrimage to Israel

May 2018

May 2

The Road to Emmaus

On this the final day of the pilgrimage we began by visiting Mount Zion and the Church of St Peter Gallincantu which commemorates Peter’s denial of Christ three times.  The church sits on the grounds of what could have been the city jail.  Our guide described the typical scourging practice of Roman and Jewish justice...
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May 1

A Desert Experience

Today we boarded the buses and headed for the desert.  We had three primary destinations; Masada, Ein Gedi, and the Dead Sea.  Masada was one of Herod’s palaces.  This one was built on a plateau standing high above the Dead Sea.  While it was primarily a palace, it was also a fortress and it is for this reason it is...
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A Pilgrimage to Israel

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