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Journey with Jesus

A 15-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land accompanied by Fr Maurice Shinnick. Departs 1st October 2018.

Join Fr Maurice on this life-changing journey with Jesus in the Holy Land. See the very places where Our Lord lived, performed his ministry, died and rose again. Option to travel on to Paray-le-Monial, the City of the Heart of Jesus in France to celebrate the feast day of St Margaret Mary Alacoque.

Dead Sea (2) / Bethlehem (2) / Caesarea Maritima / Haifa / Sea of Galilee (3) / Nazareth / Cana / Jerusalem (5).
Optional 3 night extension to Paray-le-Monial (France)
Adelaide Pilgrimage


MEAL CODE: B: Breakfast   L: Lunch   D: Dinner

Day 1: Monday 1st October 2018 – Depart for Jordan

Day 2: Tuesday 2nd October – Via Mt Nebo to the Dead Sea
• Visit and Mass Mt Nebo
• Check in to our hotel at the Dead Sea
Dead Sea overnight (BD)

Day 3: Wednesday 3rd October – Dead Sea & Bethany Beyond the Jordan
• Mass and renew baptismal promises Bethany Beyond the Jordan
• Free afternoon to float in the Dead Sea
Dead Sea overnight (BD)

Day 4: Thursday 4th October – Dead Sea to Bethlehem
• Cross the border into the Holy Land of Israel
• Bethlehem University – visit
• Continue to Bethlehem, check in to hotel
Bethlehem overnight (BD)

Day 5: Friday 5th October – Bethlehem
• Visit to Ein Karem – site of Mary’s Visitation to Elizabeth
• Israel Museum – view the second temple scale model of Jerusalem and the Dead Sea scrolls
• Visit Shepherds Field
• Guided visit Church of the Nativity – birthplace of Jesus
• Mass
Bethlehem overnight (BD)

Day 6: Saturday 6th October – Via Caesarea Maritima & Haifa to the Sea of Galilee
• Travel north – Caesarea Maritima guided visit
• Continue north to Haifa
• Mt Carmel Stella Maris – visit and Mass
• Journey to Tiberias – check in to hotel
Sea of Galilee overnight (BD)

Day 7: Sunday 7th October – Sea of Galilee
• Capernaum
• Nof Ginosar – Jesus boat
• Boat ride in traditional sailing vessel • St Peters fish lunch
• Tabgha (Mass); Magdala
• Ascend Mt Beatitudes in the late afternoon
Sea of Galilee overnight (BLD)

Day 8: Monday 8th October – Nazareth & Cana
• Travel west to Nazareth
• Mass in Basilica of Annunciation
• View excavations under church – Nazareth sisters
• Nazareth village – visit and lunch
• Cana – married couples opportunity to renew wedding vows Sea of Galilee overnight (BLD)

Day 9: Tuesday 9th October – Via Jacob’s Well & Taybeh to Jerusalem
• Ascend Mt Tabor for Mass
• Travel south to Jacob’s Well
• Taybeh visit
• Journey up to Jerusalem
Jerusalem overnight (BD)

Day 10: Wednesday 10th October – Jerusalem
• Mt of Olives – Pater Noster; Dominus Flevit (Mass); Ascension Church
• Gethsemane
• Time in one of the adjacent gardens for private reflection
• Western Wall; view the vicinity of the Temple Mount; St Anne’s Church; Pool of Bethesda
Jerusalem overnight (BD)

Day 11: Thursday 11th October – Jerusalem
• St Peter in Gallicantu Church and prison
• Mt Zion – the Cenacle (Mass); Dormition Abbey
• Remainder of the afternoon free
Jerusalem overnight (BD)

Day 12: Friday 12th October – Jerusalem
• After breakfast: Stations of the Cross through the Old City
• Mass (time tba) in Church of the Holy Sepulchre and guided exploration including cistern, roof
• Travel out to Emmaus (Abu Gosh)
• Free time
• Option to return to the Holy Sepulchre for the Armenian Procession
Jerusalem overnight (BD)

Day 13: Saturday 13th October – Jerusalem
• Free day
• Vigil Mass before dinner
• Rooftop dinner to celebrate our final night in the Holy Land
Jerusalem overnight (BD)

Day 14: Sunday 14th October – Depart the Holy Land
• Border crossing back in to Jordan and on to Amman airport for homebound flight connections
• OR Tel Aviv airport for Paray-le-Monial optional pilgrimage extension with Fr Maurice.

Day 15: Monday 15th October – Arrive Australia


Optional 3 Night Paray-le-Monial Extension

Day 14: Sunday 14th October – Jerusalem to Paray-le-Monial
• Transfer to Tel Aviv airport for flight connections to Europe
• Arrival transfer to the village of Paray-le-Monial – City of the Heart of Jesus in Burgundy, France
Paray-le-Monial overnight (BD)

Day 15: Monday 15th October – Paray-le-Monial – Vigil of the Feast of St Margaret Mary Alacoque
• Morning Mass and visit – Chapel of Apparitions
• Guided visit Paray-le-Monial: the Chapel of St Claude; Basilica of Sacre Coeur; St John Chapel; view short video on Paray-le-Monial
• Remainder of the afternoon free before dinner
• After dinner attend vigil prayer celebration in Chapel of Apparitions for the Feast of St Margaret Mary Alacoque (to be confirmed)
Paray-le-Monial overnight (BD)

Day 16: Tuesday 16th October – Feast Day of St Margaret Mary Alacoque
• Attend feast day celebrations including Eucharistic procession through the grounds of the Visitation convent (to be confirmed)
Paray-le-Monial overnight (BD)

Day 17: Wednesday 17th October – Depart Paray-le-Monial
• Transfer to Geneva airport for homebound flight connections (B)

Day 18: Thursday 18th October – In Transit

Day 19: Friday 19th October – Arrive Australia


Speak to one of our Holy Land experts now. Call 1800 819 156.

Indicative Cost: $6,490.00
Departure Date: 1st October 2018
Tour Code: 8PV41
Single Room Supplement: $1,660.00
Prepaid Tipping: $195.00

Extension Cost: $1,650.00
Departure Date: 14th October 2018
Single Room Supplement: $250.00
Prepaid Tipping: $60.00


Airfares: Economy class flights from Australia (N.B. Airlines taxes and fees are included and subject to fluctuations).
Accommodation & Meals: Based on moderate standard hotel and Religious accommodation throughout with breakfast and dinner daily
Miscellaneous inclusions: Deluxe airconditioned motor coach • Local tour escort/guide • Sightseeing and entrance fees throughout itinerary
Not Included: Passport and Visa Costs (if applicable) • Other meals not stated • Items of a personal nature including phone calls, laundry, beverages, etc. • Travel insurance • Prepaid Tipping Fund

Simpe Booking Steps
• Complete the booking form and return to Harvest with a deposit of AU$800 per person. Cheques to be made payable to Harvest Journeys or nominate Credit Card details where shown.
• Await Harvest’s letter of confirmation containing receipt, visa(s) information (if applicable) and travel insurance detail along with any other specific travel detail. Make balance of payment seven weeks prior to departure.
• Tour documentation including Harvest’s Travel Pack, pilgrims journal and ticket wallet will be available approximately two weeks prior to departure date.


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