Pilgrimage

Friday, May 19: Bethlehem/US: Breakfast and Mass at 10:00am. Lunch is on your own. Free afternoon. Farewell dinner at 5pm included with wine/water. Check in at the airport in Tel Aviv in time for your return flight home to San Diego and Lakeside....

Thursday, May 18: Bethlehem/Jerusalem/Bethlehem: Visit Jacob's well where Jesus encountered the Samaritan woman. Then proceed to Sebastia for a visit. It was capital of the kingdom oflsrael in the 9th CBC, later a city built by Herod the Great. Lunch on your own in Nablus....

Tuesday, May 16: Bethlehem/Jerusalem/Bethlehem: After breakfast depart for the Mt. of Olives, the Ascension Place, the Church of Pater Noster, Dominus Flevit, and the Garden and the Church of Gethsemane Basilica. Lunch included at Notre Dame Restaurant. After lunch visit the Western wall, and then...

Wednesday, May 17: Bethlehem/Jerusalem/Bethlehem: An early start to do the Via Dolorosa with High Mass at 6:30 or 7:00am at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher (depending on availability), visit the Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, St. Anne's Church and...

Monday, May 15: Bethlehem/Qumran/Jericho/Dead Sea/Bethlehem: After breakfast visit Qumran, the excavation of the Essene Monastery and the Cave of the Scrolls. Float in the Dead Sea, an experience of a lifetime. Lunch included in Jericho (with soft drink) at Al Rawda and visit. After that,...

Sunday, May 14: Tiberias/Bethlehem: After breakfast, check out of your hotel and depart for Bethlehem . Stop for a visit of the Basilica of the Nativity and Shepherd Fields with Mass at 2:00. Lunch included (with soft drink) at Shepherds Tent. Continue on to Bethlehem...

Saturday, May 13: -Tiberias/Caesarea/Mt. Carmel/Haifa /Tiber: After breakfast, depart for Caesarea, a city built by King Herod and where the Holy Spirit descended on the gentiles. Lunch included at Kalamaris Restaurant. Then depart to Haifa for a visit to the Stella Maris with Mass at...

Friday, May 12: Sea of Galilee: After breakfast, depart for a 9:30am boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to see St. Peter's Memorial, St. Peter's house, the 4th Century Synagogue, and the Church of the Primacy of Peter. Lunch on your own before continuing...

Thursday, May 11: Tiberias/Caesarea Philipi//Tiberias: After breakfast, depart for Caesarea Philipi, the Banias Waterfall. Lunch included at Birket Ram. After that we visit the Golan Heights. 4:00pm Mass at the Mount of the Beatitudes . Dinner included at your hotel with wine/water....

Wednesday, May 10: Tiberias/Jordan River/Cana/Nazareth/Mt. Tabor/Tiberias: After breakfast, depart for Cana, the place of Jesus' first public miracle; changing water into wine with 9:00am Mass and renewing of wedding vows for those that wish to do so. You will also visit the Baptismal sight at the Jordan...