Dear Susan, When we decided to go on pilgrimage, I expected an amazing, even life-changing experience. As usual, I was completely (1) misguided and (2) unprepared. This trip has been one of the most intense emotional experiences I have ever had. Check out the sample itinerary: 9 a.m. Visit Jesus’s hometown. 9:15 Get a little… Continue reading Got Milk Grotto?
Dear Susan, Demonic bacon aside, I am glad you had a truly transformative experience with the story of the multiplication of of the loaves and fishes. What are pilgrimages for, if not for this? And staying up until 1-2 in the morning for “fellowship.” Boy, has there been a lot of fellowship. I think I… Continue reading Pilgrims’ Progress
Dear Anne, Yes, that’s a rock. I picked it up at the base of Mount Arabel today. On the path Jesus walked. But more about that later. We saw a couple of other significant rocks today. First, we had Mass on the Mount of Beatitudes. Yes. Jesus walked here. Preached here. We had… Continue reading Rocks and Swine
Dear Susan, Well, we made it safely and you didn’t throw me off Mt. Precipice yesterday for snoring so day this trip is a win so far. I was a little offended that we didn’t even get searched in the THIRD security check before boarding our flight but such is the fate… Continue reading Saved By the Well