Shepherd’s Fields

We started the day with a visit to a mosque, which has the Chapel of the Ascension at its center. Here, we are praying in the chapel, at the traditional location of the ascension of Jesus.

Fr Carl celebrates Mass for us in the Grotto of Gethsemane, where Jesus was arrested.


Hiking down the Herodian, a palace/fortress where Herod the Great built his tomb.

Scott Miller channeling his inner shepherd at Shepherd’s Field! This is where tradition says the angels announced the birth of our Lord to the shepherds. It’s a little over a mile from the cave where Jesus was born.

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