A Catholic Tour Of Israel (5n/6d)

The Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus and his Disciples prayed on the night before the crucifiction according to Gospels

The Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus and his Disciples prayed on the night before the crucifixion according to Gospels

Day 1: Caesarea – Mt Carmel – Nazareth
Arrival; meeting and assistance by local representative. Drive to Caesarea; Roman amphitheater, the Crusader City, Mt Carmel, Nazareth; Basilica of the Annunciation, the Holy Grotto, Saint Joseph’s workshop and the ancient Jewish-Christian purifying bath. Synagogue Church, Mary’s Well. Overnight in Sea of Galilee / Nazareth

Day 2: Cana – Sea of Galilee / Mass at Mount of Beatitudes
Cana Of Galilee, Boat ride on Sea of Galilee, Ancient Synagogue in Capernaum, Saint Peter’s House,the Holy Ark Relief, the Mensa Christi and Church of Multiplication, Tabgha (*Mass on the shore of the Sea of Galilee), Mount of Beatitudes, Banias – Caesarea Philippi, Yardenit. Overnight at the Sea of Galilee / Nazareth

Day 3: Mt. Tabor – Qumran / Mass at the Basilica of Transfiguration
Mount Tabor; Mass in the Basilica of Transfiguration.  Megiddo – Place of Armageddon, Via Jordan Valley, the Judean Wilderness and Jericho . See the Mount of Temptation, the ancient Tel Jericho and city walls, Zacheus’ tree and Elisha’s Spring. Visit Qumran (finding place of the Dead Sea Scrolls). Dinner & overnight in Jerusalem

Day 4: Jerusalem / Mass at the Garden of Gethsemane
Mount of Olives for a view of the Old City of Jerusalem, Dominus Flevit Church. Celebrate Mass at the Garden of Gethsemane, Western Wall, view the Temple Mount, Mount Zion;Last Supper and King David’s Tomb, Dormition Abbey and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

Day 5: Bethlehem, Via Dolorosa / Mass at Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Yad Vashem – Holocaust Memorial Museum, Pool of Bethesda, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Celebrate Mass at the Church, Bethlehem; Church of Nativity. Dinner and overnight Jerusalem

Day 6: New City – Ein Karem – Departure / Mass at Church of Visitation
Israel Museum; Shrine of the Book and the Jerusalem Model, Ein Karem; birthplace of John the Baptist. Celebrate Mass at the Church of Visitation . Drive to Jaffa ; House of Tabitha, the Artists’ Quarter, Saint Peter’s Church, Simon the Tanner’s House. Drive to Ben-Gurion Airport for your return flight home

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