3rd Year Seminarians Journey through the Holy Land
Thirty-two third year seminarians are in the Holy Land for their ten-week pilgrimage...
Please keep these men in your prayers as they travel and study in the Holy Land. Check in here for updates, and visit the Seminarians' Blog for more daily details.
January 18, 2014 | Blessed Arrival:
The 2014 Pilgrimage Group reaches the Land of Christ...
January 22-25, 2014 | The Beauty & Reality of The Holy Land:
The Group experiences the reality of their long-awaited arrival, travels to the sites of Masada and En Gedi, begins the “working” portion of our pilgrimage with classes.
January 30, 2014 | The Biblical Beauty
The group travels to Neot Kedumin and experiences the beauty of the countryside as well as getting a glimpse into how the people in scripture lived on a daily basis.
February 1, 2014 | King Herod "The Builder"
The group travels to Herodium and see the greatness of a man made mountain and what remains of a palace.
February 2, 2014 | Bethlehem University
The group journeys to the University of Bethlehem where a group of students guide them around campus.
February 4, 2014 | "With the Lord One Day is a Thousand Years"
The group travels to Tel Arad and discover the ruins of the ancient biblical city.
February 5, 2014 | "Whoever receives this child in My name receives Me..." (Mk 9:48)
The group meets the Sisters of St. Elizabeth who run the Home of Peace Orphanage on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem and the Home of Peace Orphanage in Bethlehem.
February 6, 2014 | "You Shall Go Ahead Of The Lord To Prepare His Ways..."
The group visits the birthplace of St. John the Baptist.
February 10 - 11 | "This is my Beloved Son in Whom I am All Pleased"
The Seminarians receive a team from Catholic Relief Services, celebrate the memory of St. Jerome, make visits to the Church of the Visitation and the Jordan River, and more.
February 13, 2014 | Visit to Ancient Times
The group journeys to Galilee, and stopped at Caesarea Maritima as well as the edge of Mount Carmel.
February 16, 2014 | On Mount Carmel
The Seminarians visit Mount Carmel which overlooks the town of Haifa.
February 19, 2014 | Holy Sites by the Sea of Galilee
The Group celebrates Sunday Mass at the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves near the Sea of Galilee.
February 20, 2014 | Cesarea Philippi
Cesarea Philippi is where Christ asked his followers "who do you say that I am?" They responded that He is the Son of God.
February 21, 2014 | On the Mount of Beatitudes
The group spends time at the Mount of Beatitutdes the place where Jesus delivered his groundbreaking sermon revolving around anger, love, and morality (Matthew 5-7).
Follow the Seminarians' Journey on their blog: http://2014mundeleinpilgrimage.blogspot.com/