Like a destination wedding, come to a destination retreat!  You are invited to a unique and powerful encounter with Jesus Christ, in the same vein as the potent Spiritual Exercises preached here at Our Lady of Bethesda, but in the Holy Land while we retrace Jesus’ footsteps, praying where he prayed and seeing what he saw!


Make plans to join our next Pilgimage to the Holy Land!

March 14-16, 2020

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A 2019 Summer Holy Land Pilgrimage

"Come and you will see . . ."

A Christ-Centered Family Pilgrimage to the Holy Land


  • July 30 - August 10, 2019
     “Come and you will see . . .”  – a pilgrimage especially designed with families in mind, with Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC in a Cris Tallent designed itinerary - come to the land the land of Jesus, walk where He walked, pray where He prayed, come and you will see! 


  • All inclusive land price $3,295* per person on double or tripple occupancy basis.  Minimum age requirement 12 years of age.  Ideal for college freshmen, for rising HS seniors, and juniors.   Registration deadline 60 days prior to departure and must be accompanied by $700 deposit.  space is limited to 20 pilgrims, minimum participation 15 persons, if less than 15 participants price will be $3,528 per person.  Single room supplement $620   Questions? Contact Cris at 


  • To Register CLICK HERE  - On line Registration is now closed, there are spaces still available.  Please contact Cris Tallent directly at or call Our Lady of Bethesda at 301-365-0612.




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 Mount of Temptations), his hidden life: (Nazareth), his Galilean Ministry (Cana, Magdala, Tabgha, Primacy, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Mt. Tabor); his entry into Jerusalem, his Passion, Death and Resurrection: (Bethany, Mt. of Olives, Mt. Zion, Holy Sepulcher, Temple steps, Temple Mount, Western Wall and other underground 1st century places in Jerusalem).

Mass, Rosary, Guided Meditations, time for private silent prayer at each of the pilgrimage sites, time and traffic permitting. We have planned our days to begin early and end early in the evening to allow ample time for prayer and rest.  This is a physically demanding pilgrimage.

Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC

Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC, Retreat Master and Spiritual Director 

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Cris Tallent, Itinerary Designer, Pilgrimage Escort and Coordinator

For information about the Pilgrimages and booking please contact:
Cris Tallent, Pilgrimage Escort and Coordinator

Find more details about itinerary and travel by downloading the Brochure.

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Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC

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