Details in the Church of the Multiplication of Fishes and Loves.
Fresh pomegranate juice was a pricey but tasty and frequent pleasure on our trip. A mobile juice bar in Caesarea.
This was an American contribution.
The floor in the Church of the Annunciation.
More madonna and child themed works from around the globe.
The Church of the Multiplication of Fishes and Loves.
Detail of the dome in the Church of the Annunciation.
Walking on water on the Sea of Galilee.
The view from the Mount of Transfiguration.
This 2000 year old boat was found stuck in Sea of Galilee mud. With considerable care, it was removed, and preserved and placed on display in this well-done museum. Was it one of the disciples’ boat? The one Jesus preached from? Or calmed the storm? God only knows.
The Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth commemorates the visitation of the angel Gabriel to the virin Mary.
Hammered bronze doors with panels from the life of Christ were at every major entrance.
Inside the Church of the Transfiguration. A chapel to the Father.
Our group with Dan, an Episcopal priest on sabbatical we ran into frequently.
Madonna and child themed panels adorn the main sanctuary,
The Church of Transfiguration.
Vamping on the main promenade in Caesarea.
Detail in the Church of the Annunciation.
Jerusalem cross in the Church of the Annunciation.
The grotto chapel in the Church of the Annunciation.
Giant jellyfish in Caesarea.
Galilee as seen from the Mount of Beatitudes.
Many have tried and most have failed. Walking on water on the Sea of Galilee.
Inside the Church of the Transfiguration. A chapel to the Holy Spirit.
The Synagogue in Capernaum. Capernaum in the second most frequently mentioned city in the Gospels after Jerusalem. It was location of much of Jesus ministry.
I re-read the Sermon on the Mount while we were visiting the mount of the Sermon on the Mount.
The modern church is relatively new. Here some of the original floor is still visible.
The Church of the Beatitudes.
A stairwell leads down into the grotto. No good church is without a grotto.
Inside the Church of the Transfiguration. The main sanctuary has a mosaic of the Transfiguration featuring Moses, Elijah and the three disciples, Peter, James, and John.
Artwork in St. Peter's Church in Capernaum.
A chapel for Elijah.
Detail in the grotto chapel in the Church of the Annunciation.
The Church of the Annunciation is like an art gallery with artwork and adornments contributed from all over the Christian world.
Peter's home in Capernaum.
The modern church over Peter's home in Capernaum.
A chapel for Moses.