Churches of the Holy Land

Churches of the Holy Land

I've been travelling (playing music, and working) and took these pictures along the way.
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Church of the Holy Sepuchre, Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Israel

This above is Calvary. It is where Jesus was crucified. The rock can be seen below on each side of the altar.

 

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Israel

The Orthodox Icon on the site where Jesus was crucified

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Israel

The Statue of Mary on the site where she stood at the foot of the Cross

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Israel

Above and below is where they laid Jesus' body after they took him from the Cross

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Israel

Aove: The tomb where Jesus spent three days... many Popes have venerated this place

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Israel

View looking up from the outer part of the tomb of Jesus

Western Wall - Israel

The outside of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre


Basilica of the Beatitudes, Galilee

Basilica of the Beatitudes - Israel

Above and below is where Jesus spoke to the 5000 and performed the miracle with the loaves and fishes. Its acoustics are amazing and someone can be heard easily all over the field on the side of the hill. At the top is the Basilica of the Beatitudes

Peacock on the Jordan - Israel

Jordan River - Israel

Basilica of the Beatitudes - Israel

Basilica of the Beatitudes - Israel


Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem

bethlehem - Israel

bethlehem - Israel

bethlehem - Israel


Church of the Annuciation, Nazareth

Annunciation Church Nazareth - Israel

Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth

Annunciation Church Nazareth - Israel

Annunciation Church Nazareth - Israel

The place where Mary said yes to the Archangel Gabriel, Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth

Annunciation Church Nazareth - Israel

A view looking up at the Spire, from the bottom floor


Church of the Wedding, Cana

cana -  Israel

Franciscan "Wedding Church" on the location where Jesus turned water to wine.

cana -  Israel


Mount Tabor, Church of the Transfiguration

Mount Tabor, site of the Transfiguration - Israel

Mount Tabor, site of the Transfiguration - Israel

Mount Tabor, site of the Transfiguration - Israel

Mount Carmel - Israel

Grotto at the summit of Mount Carmel


Church of the Primacy of Peter, Galilee

Galilee - Israel

The site where Jesus asked Peter to "feed my sheep". It is where they fished. The area is called the Primacy of Peter

Galilee - Israel


Church of Mary Magdalene, Mount of Olives

Jerusalem - Israel

Above and below: the Church of Mary Magdalene

Jerusalem - Israel

Jerusalem - Israel

Jerusalem - Israel


Church of the Last Supper

Jerusalem - Israel


Church of the Annunciation, Jerusalem

Jerusalem - Israel

The site of the Last Supper, John Paul II served Mass here. Mount Zion Church, Jerusalem, east of the Old City

Jerusalem - Israel

Church of the Annunciation

Jerusalem - Israel

Church of the Assumption in Jerusalem. A beautiful wood carving of Mary, before she was assumed into Heaven

Jerusalem - Israel

Jerusalem - Israel

The site where tradition places Mary's Assumption

Jerusalem - Israel

Third Station, Jesus falls for the First Time

Jerusalem - Israel

Fourth Station, the Church on the sie where tradition says Jesus met his mother.

Jerusalem - IsraelJerusalem - Israel

Fifth Station, the site where Simon helps and takes up Jesus' Cross, the Church on the site where Simon helps Jesus

Jerusalem - Israel

Sixth Station, the place where tradition says Veronica wiped the face of Jesus