Catholic Interest Itineraries - a 7 Day Tour

Via Doloroza

Follow the footsteps of Jesus in a tour of the Holy Land: walk the Via Dolorosa, visit Nazareth and wet your feet in the Sea of Galilee. A spiritual experience to remember.


Day 5

Via Dolorosa
Church of St. Anne
Church of the Visitation
Church of St. John

Jerusalem – the Via Dolorosa and Ein Karem


Via Dolorosa – following the Stations of the Cross from the Chapel of the Flagellation, and the Sisters of Zion Convent, through the streets of Old Jerusalem to the Judgment Gate and the Tomb of Jesus in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.


Pools of Bethesda – where Jesus healed a paralytic (John 5:2).


Church of St. Anne – built over the home of Anne and Joachim, the parents of Mary.


Ein Karem – the “city of Judah” (Luke 1:39), which was birthplace of John the Baptist, including:


Church of the Visitation – where Mary met Elizabeth and uttered the Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55).


Church of St. John – where John the Baptist was born.


Possible venues for Mass: The Franciscan Chapel in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Church of the Visitation; the Church of St. John.

Catholic Interest Itineraries - a 7 Day Tour