The most important thing is you see God reveal himself in space and time. It's not a Fairy tale. The ruins are there. It's like putting a geography to the Bible."
"As a child we learn the stories of the New Testament, but to come here and really experience where the events actually took place is just great. It's exciting and it certainly made my faith more vivid and made more of an impression on me."
We awakened to a beautiful sunrise over the Sea of Galilee From our 5th Floor bedroom window and my First thought was, "How many mornings did our Lord see this same sight and be reminded of His creation?"
"When we walk where He walked, we ought to know our way well so that we can more readily encounter Him on our journey.”
"When we had Mass at the Garden of Gethsemane, when I went in and was able to touch the rock that he suffered on and agonized over, it brought the whole thing to life."
"The pilgrimage to the Holy Land was a truly amazing experience. As an ordained Catholic priest, I have studied, meditated on, and heard other's stories about the Holy Land, and I thought that I had a pretty good grasp of what it was going to be like. My experience however, was above and beyond my expectations."
"This experience totally changed my life. I Feel so blessed that I was privileged to make this journey.”
“It proved to be a new level of enlightenment regarding my Savior and my relationship with Jesus. I sense a deeper closeness and a new identity with Him. I feel as though I walked where He walked, saw what He saw, and traveled where he traveled. I enjoyed hearing His Scriptures read while there. Now, it is as though they are truly ALIVE."
"Reading the Bible used to be a struggle for me, but now that I have tested and seen the Holy Land, the pages of Scripture just come to liFe-"
"You can't escape the Feeling and the presence of God here. This is His special land."
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