Israel
Tiberias

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10 travelers at this place:

  • Day3

    Sea of Galilee

    March 8, 2017 in Israel

    We started off our morning on a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Father Neil read us the scripture of Jesus walking on the water and then calming the sea. Matthew 14:22-33. We then were able to stop along the seashore and view the remains of a boat that dates back to the time of Jesus. Our next stop was in Capernaum. We had the opportunity to see the synagogue of where Jesus taught and gave his sermon on the bread of life. There also stood, St. Peter's House where we celebrated Mass. We then ventured to Tabgha, which is an area next to the Sea of Galilee. At Tabgha, Jesus fed the crowd of 5,000 people from 5 loaves of bread and two fish. Another stop in Tabgha is St. Peter's Primacy. This is where Jesus bestowed church leadership upon Peter. John 21:9. After lunch, we drove up to The Mount of Beatitudes. It was A breathtaking sight overlooking the northern shores of the Sea of Galilee. This is where Jesus gave his "Sermon on the Mount". We then continued along the Sea to visit the birthplace of Mary Magdalene in Magdala. During the time of Jesus, this village was a prosperous fishing village that exported fish.Read more

  • Day2

    Holy Land-First Day of Touring

    February 28 in Israel

    We began with singing and a devotion. Then we got a lot of historical information. Although I probably won't remember everything, the information gave me a better perspective of the places we went. Although the churches in Nazareth and Cana were interesting and both included more archealogical objects, they were more crowded. They were the last sites are visited. My favorite sites were Caesarea and Megiddo. Caesarea is on the Mediterranean Sea. The amphitheater was impressive especially with the backdrop of the sea. The engineering that was done to create the amphitheater, the hippadrone specular stands and the area for ships to dock was impressive. Near the hippadrone were public outdoor toilets built at the same time as the hippadrone spectator stands. Meggido was also an outdoor site. There were several archaeological excavations. We saw some stone animal troughs. It gave me a better idea of the manager Jesus was placed in after His birth. There was an optional trek through the Megiddo Water system. We had to climb down 187 stairs and then go backup 135 stairs. I took it on as a challenge. The most disconcerting part was that a portion of the stairway down was in the dark. We were all a bit rattled until we reached a lighted area again.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

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