November 4 – 15, 2024
with Fr. David Ducote
Monday, November 4
Depart New Orleans for Amman, Jordan
Tuesday, November 5
Afternoon arrival in Amman. Transfer immediately to Petra. Special Accommodations confirmed: “Bubble Luxotel Petra.” Stay for 2 nights.
Wednesday, November 6
Footsteps of the Magi: Morning visit to Petra and afternoon Desert Jeep Tour in Wadi Rum. Overnight in Petra Bubble Hotel.
Thursday, November 7
The Wilderness: Mt. Nebo, Jericho, Mount of Temptations, Qumran, Jordan River (Baptism Site/Renewal of Baptismal Promises), Dead Sea, Overnight in BETHLEHEM
Friday, November 8
The Birth of Jesus: Bethlehem, Nativity and Shepard’s Field, and Ein Karem, Church of the Visitation and St. John the Baptist. Travel to Nazareth for dinner and overnight. Stay for 3 nights.
Saturday, November 9
The Hidden Life of Christ: Nazareth, Basilica of the Annunciation, Joseph’s Workshop/House of the Holy Family, Mary’s Well, Mt. Precipice, Evening Candlelight Procession, Overnight in Nazareth.
Sunday, November 10
The Public Ministry of Christ: Sea of Galilee, Mt. of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Peter’s Primacy, Capernaum, Caesarea Philipi, Magdala, Boat ride on Sea of Galilee, Overnight in Nazareth.
Monday, November 11
Cana, Mt. Tabor, Nablus-if possible to see Jacob’s well. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Tuesday, November 12
The Final Days of Jesus’ Life: Bethany, Lazarus’ Tomb and House of Martha Mary and Lazarus, Mt. of Olives, Pater Noster, Ascension Chapel, Palm Sunday Route, Dominus Flevit, Gethsemane, Overnight in Jerusalem.
Wednesday, November 13
Jerusalem, Morning Way of the Cross, Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Mass in the tomb), Dormition Abbey, St Anne’s Church, Bethesda, Ecce Homo, Western Wall, Cenacle, St Peter in Gallicantu, Overnight in Jerusalem.
Thursday, November 14
Mt. Carmel, Elijah’s Cave, Caesarea Maritima, Jaffa, Overnight in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv. ( Also possible to visit Caesarea Maritima & Mt Carmel on Monday, Nov 11 after Mt Tabor, and do the Nablus visit today Nov 14, before going to Jaffa and Tel Aviv.)
Friday, November 15
Flight from Tel Aviv to USA.
$4,295 per person, Based on Double Occupancy. Roundtrip airfare from New Orleans.
Single room available for an additional $1,300
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