Tag: Mt. Carmel

From Mt. Carmel to Nazareth to Mt. of Beatitudes

It is very early Thursday morning here on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. After figuring out some computer networking problems, I’m up and running again this morning! Wednesday morning begin for our pilgrimage on Mt. Carmel.  Mt. Carmel extends some 25 miles and overlooks the Jezreel Valley. Our morning began at the cave of the prophet Elijah.  You may wish to read 1 Kings, Chapters 18 – 19 for the passages which are specific to the significance of this location.  Elijah was by his own declaration a man who was zealous for the […]

Holy Land Arrival

Pilgrimages are always somewhat penitential in nature.  Just getting to the Holy Land provided lots of opportunities for patience and endurance.  Even though everything went quite smoothly, it is a long trip. Monday morning began very early, around 4:00am, as I wanted to celebrate Mass prior to leaving Cheyenne, since there would be no opportunity for Mass anywhere that day.  part of our group left Cheyenne at 6:00 am for the Denver airport.  There we met up with some other members as we gathered for a 10:15 flight to Newark.  We landed in Newark around […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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