Holy Land Pilgrimage

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Holy Land Pilgrimage 7

Mr. Nghiem Nguyen I write this email from Newark International Airport. We are awaiting our flight home to Michigan: Today we woke up late, packed our bags, and boarded the bus for the Notre Dame Center.  Everyone was in a good mood. This was our last...
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Holy Land Pilgrimage 6

By Mr. Nghiem Nguyen After a night in the Holy Sepulchre, a Christmas day, and a long night’s rest, we are all physically and spiritually rejuvenated.  We started the day early with a visit to the Mount of Olives – the site of Jesus’ Ascension....
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Holy Land Pilgrimage 5

By Mr. Nghiem Nguyen Upon returning from the Holy Sepulchre, we were treated to a full 2 hours of sleep.  Some of us even woke up a little early for breakfast. The pilgrimage mindset has now fully permeated our students. Everyone acknowledged their exhaustion,...
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Holy Land Pilgrimage 3

By Mr. Nghiem Nguyen: “Our first stop was the ‘mount’ from Christ’s Sermon on the Mount.  The location overlooks all of Galilee and is undoubtedly beautiful!  All of us entered the octagonal chapel and knelt down. Above each wall...
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Holy Land Pilgrimage 2

More from Holy Land Senior Pilgrimage chaperone Mr. Nguyen: “We are all well rested and ready to begin the new day.  Our first stop is Mt. Tabor where Jesus transfigured in front of Peter, James, and John. Some of the students were anxious during...
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Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 1

Our EC students have arrived in Israel! EC teacher Nghiem Nguyen is a chaperone on the trip, along with high school formation directors Fr. Daniel Pajerski and Jill Swallow. Mr Nguyen writes: “After months of anticipation, we have arrived. We have...
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