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Day Four - 14th June 2017 - Bethlehem

The Bible tells the story of how Mary and Joseph travelled to Joseph’s birth town Bethlehem for a census. Mary was heavily pregnant, but even though she was due to give birth at any moment, she made the uncomfortable long journey with her husband, riding a trusted donkey. 382 more words

Pilgrimage

The Beginning (of the End?)

We started at the beginning (it’s a very good place to start). In the backyard of a Bethlehem YMCA lay a cave where shepherds would have found shelter while tending their sheep. 385 more words

A Walk Through The Holy Lands

Getting Past the Barricades to Christmas

A PILGRIMAGE TO BETHLEHEM ON CHRISTMAS EVE

John 6:35, 40 and Mark 10:46-52

Today as we look at the sixth chapter of the gospel of John and at the tenth chapter of the gospel of Mark, we’ll be examining the meaning of Christ’s coming into the world in terms of new life, abundant life, and spiritual enlightenment. 2,306 more words

Christian Faith

Peace on Earth and Goodwill to All Men (and women)? Bethlehem 1928

Several months ago I posted some extracts from Bailing with a Teaspoon, a memoir by Douglas V Duff, who had been a member of the… 2,581 more words

Palestine

Program Highlights – Week 18/12/2017 to 25/12/2017 Christmas Special

All times are UTC/GMT

Monday 18

05:15

  • Live from San Giovanni Rotondo, Foggia, Italy. Holy Mass on the 3rd Day of the Novena of Christmas, from the Church of Santa Maria della Grazie.
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Weekly Program Highlights

Simple preparation

This weekend brings the beginning of the season of Advent, a time when God’s people prepare themselves – in every way – for the birth of his Son.  286 more words

Encouragement From The Word

DAY FOUR

I still can’t believe I knelt and prayed over the site where Christ was born proven with 100% historical accuracy. The experience left nothing to my imagination. 301 more words

Jojo Tabo