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Jerusalem’s Church of St Anne (Memorial of Sts Joachim and Anne)

July 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Diana von Glahn, Pilgrimage

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It’s been a few months since I last wrote. Those who saw me recently on EWTN’s Life on the Rock or who read my blog know that my husband David suffered a heart attack on Mother’s Day, just nine days before we were supposed to fly to the Holy Land to document Pope Francis’ Holy Land pilgrimage. He’s fine, thank God, and is recuperating well, but it did throw our lives into disarray, and my... Read More

Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre

April 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Diana von Glahn, Pilgrimage

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With the beginning of Holy Week, we all turn our attention to Jesus’ Passion. In Jerusalem, the events of this week are commemorated throughout the Old City. Today, we’re going to explore the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built atop Calvary and Jesus’ tomb. For a great online virtual tour, check out this amazing site. The exterior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is unremarkable except in... Read More

The History and Ruins of Jerusalem’s Temple

February 1, 2014 by  
Filed under Diana von Glahn, Pilgrimage

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With the debut of The Faithful Traveler in the Holy Land on EWTN this month (see details below), I am exploring the sites in the Holy Land. This month, in honor of the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, we’ll be looking at the history of Jerusalem’s temple and what remains of it today. Forty days after Jesus was born, the Holy Family travelled to Jerusalem, where they presented the baby to... Read More

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