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
This above is Calvary. It is where Jesus was crucified. The rock can be seen below on each side of the altar.
The Orthodox Icon on the site where Jesus was crucified
The Statue of Mary on the site where she stood at the foot of the Cross
Above and below is where they laid Jesus' body after they took him from the Cross
Aove: The tomb where Jesus spent three days... many Popes have venerated this place
View looking up from the outer part of the tomb of Jesus
The outside of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Basilica of the Beatitudes, Galilee
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
Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem
Church of the Annuciation, Nazareth
Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth
The place where Mary said yes to the Archangel Gabriel, Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth
A view looking up at the Spire, from the bottom floor
Church of the Wedding, Cana
Franciscan "Wedding Church" on the location where Jesus turned water to wine.
Mount Tabor, Church of the Transfiguration
Grotto at the summit of Mount Carmel
Church of the Primacy of Peter, Galilee
The site where Jesus asked Peter to "feed my sheep". It is where they fished. The area is called the Primacy of Peter
Church of Mary Magdalene, Mount of Olives
Above and below: the Church of Mary Magdalene
Church of the Last Supper
Church of the Annunciation, Jerusalem
The site of the Last Supper, John Paul II served Mass here. Mount Zion Church, Jerusalem, east of the Old City
Church of the Annunciation
Church of the Assumption in Jerusalem. A beautiful wood carving of Mary, before she was assumed into Heaven
The site where tradition places Mary's Assumption
Third Station, Jesus falls for the First Time
Fourth Station, the Church on the sie where tradition says Jesus met his mother.
Fifth Station, the site where Simon helps and takes up Jesus' Cross, the Church on the site where Simon helps Jesus
Sixth Station, the place where tradition says Veronica wiped the face of Jesus