Day 4: Jordan River & Bethany

Day 4: Jordan River & Bethany

Today was a beautiful day of prayer, as each of the prior four days has been. In fact, the whole day was a prayer! It was bittersweet to leave Galilee, I could have stayed there much longer. Each day there was such a gift; full of graces. I had a beautiful meditation...
Day 3: The Sea of Galilee and Magdala

Day 3: The Sea of Galilee and Magdala

Each day, I have been overwhelmed by the proximity of Jesus and the disciples. Standing near where Jesus preached the Beatitudes and seeing the Bay of Parables brought these stories to life in a new way. Yesterday, it was as if Mary, the mother of Jesus, was walking...
Day 2: Nazareth and Cana

Day 2: Nazareth and Cana

Over the summer I experienced a sudden and seemingly permanent end to a friendship. The abruptness and not knowing why it ended sent me into a tailspin of deep sadness. I cherished that friendship. I was heartbroken and devastated. As a mental health therapist, I...
Day 1: Capernaum

Day 1: Capernaum

Today’s visit to the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes and the shore’s edge of the Sea of Galilee resonated with me for many reasons—not just because both Gospel readings center on food and eating and the fact I’ve been in the restaurant business...

Prayer Requests

Dear friends, Come join us on pilgrimage! The Holy Land, the sites of Jesus’s life and ministry, are coming to life for our pilgrims and for those who share in their experience through this site. America is leading a pilgrimage with 100 friends and we will post...