Day 4: Mass at Capernaum, Boat Ride, Peter’s Fish, Visitation & Jerusalem
by Steve Ray on February 19, 2023
Today was the big move from our hotel in Tiberias to Jerusalem. We started the day getting everything loaded up on the bus and we headed to Capernaum for Mass at the House of St. Peter. Very unique glass floor looking down into the area where Jesus lived for three years with Peter. I gave my talk “Defending the Eucharist“.
We took a boat ride out on the sea of Galilee, which is a favorite for everyone. I share my experience of fishing all night with two Jewish fishermen. Then we ate St. Peter’s fish at the German Benedictine retreat center.
Drove to Jerusalem with a stop along the way and I told my conversion story on the bus. and we arrived at the Visitation to talk about Mary and the special event that took place with Elizabeth in Ein Kerem, a subdivision of Jerusalem. People are always amazed that Mary walked almost 100 miles to visit Elizabeth
Then we arrived at the Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem and settled in for the night.