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Day 6: Gethsemane, Mt. of Olives, Mount Zion, Upper Room & more

by Steve Ray on November 19, 2019


Moving 3 buses around is always a challenge but it’s going as smooth as silk and everyone is very happy. We are covering all the bases and doing it was great organization and joy! Today we started out with Mass and talks at Gethsemane. This is always a very moving place for people. From there […]

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Day 5 Bethlehem All Day with Spirit Catholic Radio

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Two videos today to cover all the evening dancing. Today we leave Israel and enter the Palestinian territory and spend the day in Bethlehem. We start at the Olivewood Store where we hear the Our Father Prayer sung in the language of Our Lord. We had our Mass at St. Catherine’s at 11 AM. This […]

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Day 4: Mass at Capernaum, St. Peter’s Fish, Visitation & Jerusalem

by Steve Ray on November 17, 2019


Today we finished up our exploration of Galilee and the 3 year ministry of Jesus. We started the day with Mass at Capernaum where Jesus said, “Eat My Flash and Drink My Blood!“ I gave my talk entitled “Defending the Eucharist. St. Peter’s Fish for lunch. Then we headed south towards Jerusalem stopping along the […]

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Day 3: Beatitudes, Caesarea Philippi, Syrian Border and more with Spirit Catholic Radio

by Steve Ray on November 16, 2019


There was a bike race today that closed the streets of Tiberias so we had to be very clever to get out of the hotel around the roadblocks and on the road to our pilgrimage sites today. We started with Mass at Beatitudes before driving to the northern tip of Israel along the Lebanese border […]

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Day 2 Spirit Catholic Radio in Israel: Cana, Nazareth & Transfiguration

by Steve Ray on November 15, 2019


If you think 3 buses is cumbersome, think again. If organized and punctual withThe best team it runs as smooth as silk. We started with a sumptuous breakfast before heading to Cana to renew our wedding vows. Then Mass and Rosary at the Basilica of the Annunciation where 15-year old Mary heard the words, “Hail […]

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Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 1 with Spirit Catholic Radio

by Steve Ray on November 14, 2019


Everyone arrived in good order with no mishaps. Three brand new Mercedes buses with 152 excited pilgrims! Enjoy!

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