Significant events in the life of Jesus are listed here, with the location where these events are celebrated.
Conception of Jesus: Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth (Luke 1:26-38) Birth of Jesus: Grotto of the Nativity, in Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem (Luke 2:1-20) Baptism of Jesus: Bethany Beyond the Jordan, in Jordan (Matthew 3:13-17) Temptation by the devil: Mount of Temptation (Matthew 4:1-11) First miracle: Cana in Galilee (John 2:1-11) Meeting the Samaritan woman: Jacob’s Well, near Nablus (John 4:5-42) Teaching in the Nazareth synagogue: Church of the Synagogue, Nazareth (Luke 4:16-30) Remains of Christian sites at Bethany Beyond the Jordan, with steps leading to Church of John the Baptist, under far shelter (Seetheholyland.net) Teaching in the Capernaum synagogue: Old synagogue at Capernaum (Mark 1:21-28) Sermon on the Mount: Mount of Beatitudes, Galilee (Matthew 5:1 – 7:28) Raising the widow’s son: Nain in Galilee (Luke 7:11-17) Calming the storm, and many other events: Sea of Galilee (Mark 4:35-41) Teaching the Lord’s Prayer: Church of Pater Noster, Mount of Olives (Matthew 6:7-14) Healing a man possessed by demons: Kursi in Galilee (Luke 8:26-39) Feeding the 5000: Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes, Tabgha in Galilee (Matthew 14:13-21) Healing a paralysed man: Pools of Bethesda, Jerusalem (John 5:2-18) Healing blind men: Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem (John 9:1-41); Bethsaida in Galilee (Mark 8:22-26) Announcing the Church: Near Caesarea Philippi in Galilee (Matthew 16:18) Transfiguration: Mount Tabor in Galilee (Matthew 17:1-9) Raising of Lazarus: Bethany, near Jerusalem (John 11:1-44) Entrance to the Tomb of Lazarus (Seetheholyland.net) Healing of Bartimaeus: Jericho (Mark 10:46-52)
Day 1 – Mon., March 9 Depart from Seven Dolors Church, Albany Day 2– Tues., March 10, Arrival at Tel Aviv airport Day 3– Wed., March 11, Visit Cana of Galilee and the Church of the Wedding Feast ( renewal of marriage vows, taste the wine of Cana). Go to Nazareth and have Mass at the Church of the Annunciation Day 4 – Thurs., March 12, Visit Capernaum, and Tabgha and proceed to Mt. of Beatitudes, Day 5 – Fri., March 13, Drive through the Valley of Armageddon, to Mt.Carmel... Continue to Stella Marris, the Mediterranean, Sea of Galilee Day 6 – Sat., March 14, Depart Tiberias via the Jordan Valley to Jericho. Visit Zacchaeus’s Tree, ascend to Mt. of Temptation. (where Satan tempted our Lord) by cable car. Qasr el Yahud – official Baptism Site on River Jordan, to renew our baptismal vows. End the day at the Dead Sea Day 7- Sun., March 15, Drive to the Mt. of Olives, Walk on Palm Sunday Road Procession to the Garden of Gethsemane. Visiting the Church of Ascension and Pater Noster. Mass at Dominus Flevit. Garden of Gethsemane, and Mary' s Tomb Day 8 –Mon., March 16, Transfer to the Old City. Enter through St. Stephen’s Gate. Visit Church of St. Ann, and the Pool of Bethesda. Mass at the Church of the Flagellation. Walk along the Stations of the Cross on Via Dolorosa, Ecce Homo Arch and Condemnation Chapel. Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher Day 9 – Tue., March 17, Go to Haas Promenade, for a panoramic view on Kidron Valley. Then to Ein Karem, visit the Church and birthplace of St. John the Baptist and Church of Visitation. Enjoy shopping before Mass Celebrate Mass at the Church of Nativity and stop and visit the birthplace of our Lord, and the manger scene, and will visit Milk Grotto Day 10 - Wed., March 18, Will visit the Model of the Old City with the 2nd Temple era. After that drive to the City of David. Visit and Mass at the Room of Last Supper Caenacle Day 11- Thurs., March 19, Depart the hotel to Tel Aviv airport Day 12 Friday, March 20, Arrive Back at SEVEN DOLORS
*** This is Jammed PACKED with sites most pilgrimages do not have the opportunity to visit during the same time frame. Please prayerfully consider joining us!