Msgr. Joe Celano and our parish pilgrims pose before the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
parish pilgrim touching the floor of the cave where Christ was born, Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem.
Preparing to enter the cave of the Nativity, BethlehemC
Parish Pilgrims at the Knesset in Jerusalem
Msgr. Joe Celano in a prayerful moment on the Sea of Galilee
Msgr. Joe Celano and Deacon Patrick Cline celbrating Mass in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem.
Couples renewing their wedding vows at Cana of Galilee
Mass in the ruins of the crusader church at Emmaus
Msgr. Joe Celano and Deacon Patrick Cline celebrating Mass on the Mount of the Beatitudes, the site of the Sermon on the Mount
Msgr. Joe Celano and pilgrims preparing to hear the “bread of life” discourse in the place where Jesus first preached it: the ruins of the synagogue of Capernaum.
pilgrims at the site of Christ’s baptism in the Jordan.
in the Byzantine era amphitheatre at Bet She’an
Msgr. Joe Celano leads a reflection in the Church of the Visitation, Ein Karem, the home of St. John the Baptist, Zachariah, and Elizabeth.
Msgr. Joe Celano and parish pilgrims pose on the Mount of Olives.
Mass in the grotto of the betrayal and arrest, Gethsemane.
Parish pilgrims pray at the rock of Christ’s agony, Gethsemane.
Prayer at the site of the Upper Room, Jerusalem.
parish pilgrim reach to touch the rock of Calvary and the place where the Lord’s cross stood.
Msgr. Joe Celano at the tomb of King David.
Msgr, Joe Celano and parish pilgrim in Jerusalem.
Msgr. Joe Celano and Deacon Patrick Cline celebrating Mass at the Upper Room, the site of the Last Supper and Pentecost.
pilgrims taking it all in…
parish pilgrim at St. Peter in Galicantu, the site of Christ’s trial before the Sanhedrin and Peter’s denials.
Church of the Angels, Shepherd’s Field, Bethlehem.
looking across the ruins of Capernaum to it’s synagogue where Jesus preached and healed.
the exposed rock of Calvary (where Jesus was crucified) in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Gethsemane and the Mount of Olives
parish women praying at the Western Wall.
The Holy Sepulcher as it looks today.
ruins of the house of St. Peter, Capernaum
the site of the Ascension of Christ on the Mount of Olives