When traveling in the Holy Land, you need a knowledgeable guide.
We visited the ruins of Herod’s Ceasarea on the sea.
While we were there, we meditated on St. Paul’s explanation of his teaching, which the Apostle gave when he was being tried at Caesarea.
We headed north to Haifa, where we prayed at the cave of Elijah. Then we visited the beautiful Bahá’í Gardens.
From there, we went to Cana to visit the church of the Lord’s first miracle. He changed water into wine at a wedding.
All the married couples renewed their wedding vows.
Then we came to Nazareth to settle in for the evening. Tomorrow we will visit the place where the Lord became man, and where He grew up. We will also climb Mt. Tabor to visit the site of the Transfiguration.
…Without Father Golas and the photographer, today would hardly have been as memorable.
More to come…
By the way, I KNOW that I will miss the first two Hoyas’ games of the season. Pilgrimages to the Holy Land come first.