Where Was Mary Born? Where Did Jesus Sweat Blood (hematridrosis)? What was Fr. Chris Alar Wearing? Holy Land Day 6

by Steve Ray on May 17, 2015

The pilgrims learned a lot today and there were many tears. Gethsemane for Mass and a biblical description. St. Anne’s where Mary was born and the Western (Wailing) Wall.

Enjoy as you join us for Day 6 of our Holy Land Pilgrimage with Steve and Janet Ray — and Fr. Chris Alar and Deacon Thaddeus of the Marians of the Immaculate Conception.

Fr. Christ wearing new saint's robe

(I videoed Dcn. Thaddeus’ homily which was excellent, but it was so echoey in the Church of the Agony that it cannot be understood; sorry!)

Today Miriam of Jesus Crucified – the Arab Carmelite whose cloak we wore yesterday as we venerated her relics at her convent in Jerusalem – was canonized in Rome by Pope Francis.

Our friend Fr. Damien concelebrated the at the mass in Rome for the canonization. We brought him here to see Sister Miriam of Jesus Crucified’s relics a few months ago. You can read his blog about the canonization in which you participated in here http://dzehnle.blogspot.it/2015/05/the-canonization-of-levitating.html

He did this while we were in her homeland, visiting her convent and wearing her cloak!!!!!! Yesterday we venerated her relics in Bethlehem. Here is his homily at the canonization. For more on this convent and our visit, see my video from yesterday in Bethlehem.

One Comment

  • Greg Paul says:

    Dear Bro Steve,

    Salutations to you, I just wanted to inform you that I purchased your book on Amazon ” Upon This Rock” and I am learning so much by reading. I will be ordering all your books, when you are in India next, will be honored to get your autographs on your books.

    God Bless,
    Warm regards,

    Will be in Karala in 2016.

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