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2022 Spiritual Exercises in the Holy Land  -  A Destination Retreat

June 20 - July 1, 2022

Plus optional extension to Jordan: July 1-4, 2022


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Like a destination wedding, come to a destination retreat! 

You are invited to a unique and powerful encounter with Jesus Christ! Experience the Holy Land through the lense of Spiritual Exercises, as we retrace Jesus’ footsteps...praying where he prayed and seeing what he saw!

"And the Word became flesh - Here!"

Holy Land Pilgrimage: 

Come and see where He made His dwelling!


  • June 21 - July 1, 2022 
     “Come and experience the land of Jesus, walk where He walked, pray where He prayed”  – a uniquely Christ centered pilgrimage, especially designed to 'peel away' over 2000 years of history, to facilitate a deep and personal encounter with the person of Jesus Christ.  We follow the life of Christ 'in order' - living each day the memorable moments in the life of Christ.  With Fathers Peter and Edward Hopkins, LC as Chaplains and Spiritual directors in a Cris Tallent designed itinerary.


  • All inclusive LAND price $3,500 per person on double occupancy basis.  Registration deadline 60 days prior to departure and must be accompanied by $700 deposit.  *Minimum participation 16 persons.  Single room supplement $1,040.    Hotels: The Notre Dame Jerusalem Center and the Notre Dame of Magdala Guest House - It's finally open!  Questions? Contact Cris at [email protected] 


  • For Complete Information or to Register -   Coming Soon  or  contact Cris Tallent directly at [email protected] or call Our Lady of Bethesda at 301-365-0612.


For Pilgrmage Brochure Click Here 

Optional Jordan Pilgrimage Extension

Optional All Inclusive* Pilgrimage Adventure to Jordan July 1-4, 2022

Petra, Mount Nebo, Um ar Rassas plus the grand adventure: "Glamping" at the Memories Aicha Camp in the Wadi Rum!  $1,725 in double occupancy with a minimum of 10 participants.  Single rooms supplement $410. *Grand camel desert caravan ride not included.  See what Moses saw, pray where the early Christians prayed! 



Walk where He walked, pray where He prayed!
Come and Experience the person of Jesus Christ in the Holy Land!

Unique Christ-centered itinerary, begins with the Infancy of Jesus: (Eim Karim, Bethlehem), His Baptism and Temptations: (Jericho and Judean Desert and Mount of Temptations), His Hidden Life: (Nazareth), His Public (Galilean) Ministry (Cana, Magdala, Tabgha, Primacy, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Caesarea Philippi, Mount Tabor); His Triumphant Entry Into Jerusalem, His Passion, Death and Resurrection: (Bethpage, Mount of Olives, Mount Zion, Holy Sepulcher, Temple Steps, Temple Mount, Western Wall and other underground 1st century places in Jerusalem). Including exclusive walks in the Judean Desert and Galilean countryside, experiencing walking where He walked & praying where He prayed!

Daily Mass, Rosary, Guided Meditations, with ample time for private silent prayer at each of the pilgrimage sites.*  Spiritual Direction and Confessions available as requested.  We have planned our days to begin early and end early in the evening to allow ample time for prayer and rest.  *Determined by local conditions.  This is a physically demanding pilgrimage.  Sites are not wheel chair accessible and many require extensive walking.  We trully walk where He walked!

Fr. Edward Hopkins, LC

Fr. Peter

Fr. Edward Hopkins, LC and Peter Hopkins, LC Retreat Masters and Spiritual Directors 

Cris on the Mount of the  Beatitudes

Cris Tallent, Itinerary Designer, Pilgrimage Escort and Coordinator

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For information about the Pilgrimages contact:
Cris Tallent, Pilgrimage Escort and Coordinator
[email protected]