Cathedral Pilgrimage to Holy Land: Day 5

Mount of Beatitudes

"On the next to last day of our pilgrimage, we go to the Mount of Beatitudes on the northern shores of the Sea of Galilee following Jesus’ path...

 Mount of Beatitudes, view over the Sea of Galilee

Mount of Beatitudes, view over the Sea of Galilee

 Mosaic dome of the Church of the Beatitudes

Mosaic dome of the Church of the Beatitudes

After a recitation of the Beatitudes from His sermon on the Mount, we walked meditatively down to the lake where Dean Laird celebrated Eucharist in the gardens of the Church of the Primacy of Saint Peter...

 Dean Laird celebrates Eucharist in the gardens of the Church of the Primacy of Saint Peter

Dean Laird celebrates Eucharist in the gardens of the Church of the Primacy of Saint Peter

A boat trip on the lake was followed by tours of holy places mentioned in the Gospels: the German Benedictine Church of Loaves and Fishes in Tabgha and then Capernaum to visit Saint Peter’ House and the 4th century AD « White Synagogue » said to be built over the syngogue where Jesus taught.

 Our pilgrims dipping their hands and feet in the Sea of Galilee

Our pilgrims dipping their hands and feet in the Sea of Galilee

 Our boat trip on the Sea of Galilee

Our boat trip on the Sea of Galilee

 The German Benedictine Church of Loaves and Fishes, Tabgha

The German Benedictine Church of Loaves and Fishes, Tabgha

 The 4th-century AD White Synagogue, Capernaum

The 4th-century AD White Synagogue, Capernaum

A last dinner was shared between the pilgrims back in Nazareth that night."

 Our pilgrims enjoy their last dinner together in Nazareth

Our pilgrims enjoy their last dinner together in Nazareth