A unique study tour and pilgrimage that studies each chapter of the Gospel of Mark in the places cited.
Day 1 The Public Ministry in Galilee:
Arrival at Ben Gurion airport. Begin the study of Mark’s Gospel with a visit to the Jordan River to recall the baptism of Jesus (Mk1:9-11), then visit Capharnaum – the town of Jesus where he preached and worked miracles. Walk through grain fields to understand the parable of the Sower (Mk4:1-20), and the towns of Chorazin (Mt11:20-24) and Geresa (Mk5:1-20)
Day 2 The Public Ministry in Galilee:
An early visit to the Mount of Beatitudes (Mt 5:1-12) and Bethsaida (Mk8:22-26). Boatride on the Sea of Galilee to recall the miracles Jesus performed there (Mk4:35-41;6:45-52). Then visit Tabgha (Miracle of the 5 loaves and 2 fish Mk6:30-44), Primacy of Peter(“Peter, feed my sheep”Jn21:1-19), and see the ancient boat in Ginnosar(Mk6:53-56)from the time of Jesus.