Holy Land & Jordan September 2018 (SOLD OUT)

11 September 2018 to 20 September 2018

You can watch the full length Pilgrimage below or download it here.


2nd Half of our Group Arrive in Israel

The second half of our group, those who did not join us in Jordan, have arrived in good shape. We picked them up at the airport in Tel Aviv and brought them up to Tiberias where they arrived on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. We had a great dinner and Mass and they all got to bed for a big day tomorrow.

About the Pilgrimage

Steve & Janet,
This “Thank You” is very belated because we are still processing all we learned on this fantastic trip! It no way reflects any negative feelings, because all we felt about the trip is very positive.  You both gave us a lot of information and experiences that keeps popping up in our dreams and thoughts throughout the day. Can’t say there has been a major conversion experience, but there is definitely a deeper love and appreciation of our Faith.
We also want to thank you for your attention to detail and wonderful accommodations. Both hotels were superb and the food was delicious at all of our stops. Having both you and Amer giving insights into the culture, history and religious backgrounds enriched our understanding of the various sites.
Even though the assistive listening system was not compatible with my Cochlear Implant equipment, you and Amer graciously filled me in on lost information and answered my questions. Appreciated Janet keeping an eye on all of us to be certain no one was left behind.
Thank you, thank you and thank you! May God bless you both in your Ministry in bringing Jesus’ Good News to others!  Hope to see you on a future Pilgrimage!
Kathie & Gene


Everyone is welcome to join this pilgrimage. We will be joined by many good folks from Ascension Catholic Church in Boca Raton Florida with their pastor Fr. Gavin Badway. He loves to travel and is excited to be the chaplain for this journey through the biblical lands of Jordan and Israel. You can visit their parish website HERE and listen to his homilies HERE.

But this is an open pilgrimage and everyone is welcome!

Steve and Janet have partnered with the same Roman Catholic Nazarene guide for all their trips over the last decade. Amer Shehadeh is a practicing Catholic and a walking encyclopedia. We consider him the finest Christian guide in the Holy Land–and we are not alone in that assessment. Having a Christian guide is very important.

Steve and Janet Ray plan and execute every aspect of this trip–personally. They are with you every step of the pilgrimage.

You’ll enjoy Steve and Janet’s trusted hotels and delicious meals including some amazing dinner experiences away from the typical hotel buffets.

Wine is provided with all dinners along with a wide range of cuisines to experience the Holy Land to it’s fullest.

You will receive their 110-page color handbook, daily YouTube videos so your family and friends can join you virtually every day and a fully edited movie of your trip upon your return home.

Steve personally teaches at the holy sites and shares experiences from over 150 previous trips to Israel and other biblical lands since 1995. We do everything we can to support the local Christians who only make up 1.5% of the population.

Daily Mass at the holiest sites and we pray every Mystery of the Rosary where it took place.
Also, pray the Stations of the Cross on the way to Calvary and Mass at the Tomb.

Steve & Janet Ray, along with Fr. Gavin Badway, invite you to join us on this unique and intimate pilgrimage. You will be with like-minded Catholics from around the country for a marvelous pilgrimage through the land of our Lord and Our Lady, the prophets and apostles.

Jordan pre-trip (see the separate brochure and web page here)

Come, meet Jesus on Jordan’s bank

Come, meet Jesus on Jordan’s bank–Visiting #HolyJordan, you walk in the footsteps of Joshua, Elijah, John the Baptist, and Christ Himself. READ MORE: http://bit.ly/AleteiaJordan

Posted by Aleteia English on Friday, September 1, 2017

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Book Online: CTScentral.net—Trip Code: 12367 Group Code: 5505