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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


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


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

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Monday 18


  • 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


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

Bethlehem Beyond the Church

Every day, tour buses come to Bethlehem, drop off a load of passengers at the Church of the Nativity, and then load them back up and leave Bethlehem and the West Bank. 1,110 more words