Day 9: Make Straight the Way for Others

Our last full day in Israel! How did the time pass so quickly? If the past few days saw us walking through the steps that Jesus took, from being born on earth to the way of His cross and his death and resurrection, then today saw us focusing more on the lives of the other […]

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Day 7: Wonder-Counsellor, God-Hero, Father-Forever, Prince of Peace

The day began incredibly early – a wake-up call at 4.30am and a departure at 5am so that we could go to Jesus’ birthplace to celebrate mass. Waking up so early honestly felt painful for me and even as we got into Bethlehem and walked to the Basilica of the Nativity, I don’t think I […]

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Day 5: The Living Water & the Living Body of Christ

A new day begins again! We began the day with mass outdoors at Mount Beatitudes. What made this mass particularly special was Father Angelo’s sermon where he shared his personal story of conversion. He recounted how he was out at sea and experienced such dangerous waters that he cried out to God to save him […]

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Day 3: The Spirit is Moving

2 days of the pilgrimage have passed and day 3 begins. We had our first round of reflections last night and even though the journey has just begun, there is a sense already that God is working, even if it is not in ways we expect (as it often is the case!). And so the […]

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Day 1: We are finally here!

So the first day comes and goes. After going through the 18 hour long journey from Singapore to Hong Kong and then to Tel Aviv, we finally arrived and then plunged straight into the pilgrimage. We went to the seaside town of Caesarea Maritima where we sang under the scorching heat. In the restored Roman […]

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