Holy Land Pilgrimage

A selection of photos from the February 15-28, 2014 pilgrimage. A slideshow of the complete gallery is at the bottom of this page.

the pilgrims

The pilgrims

Herodian aqueduct

Ancient aqueduct

pilgrim at the aqueduct

Pilgrim at aqueduct

the Sea of Galilee

Wide view of the Sea of Galilee

on the Sea of Galilee

Sailing on the Sea of Galilee

the Church of the Beatitudes

The Church of the Beatitudes

A fish feast

A fish feast

Close encounter with a fish

Close encounter with "St Peter's Fish" (tilapia to us)

new friends

New friends

entrance to Petra

The famous view of arriving at Petra

riding camels at Petra

Riding camels at Petra

Fr Sammy captures the sun

No, he's not channeling "Indiana Jones" ...

Renewing baptismal vows at the River Jordan

Renewal of baptismal vows at the River Jordan

Fr Sammy and Renee dip fingers in the Jordan

Dipping fingers in the Jordan

The Church of the Nativity

The Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem

At the Western Wall

At the Western Wall

Atop the Mount of Olives

Atop the Mount of Olives, with Jerusalem in the background

Mass at St George's Cathedral

Mass at St George's Anglican Cathedral in Jerusalem