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During our pilgrimage in the Holy Land, Salt and Light went to the place which commemorates the Last Supper, where the disciples shared their last meal together before Christ’s Passion. This place is also called Coenaculum or “Cenacle”. The disciples probably had the habit of sharing a meal together and gather for special Jewish feasts. ...read more
During our fifth day in the Holy Land, on our way to Jerusalem, we stopped by to Mount Tabor (or Mount Hermon), the place where the Transfiguration of Jesus occurred.  The mountain is mentioned for the first time in the Bible in the Book of Joshua (19:22) and now houses a three-aisled basilica, built on the design ...read more
It’s never easy collect your thoughts and talk about a trip like the one we just had the opportunity to experience. It is not easy simply because there is so much to say that we risk confusing and mixing thoughts and memories, days and visits. In situations like this, I think the only thing to do is truly ...read more
Some of the Salt + Light team were in the Holy Land on pilgrimage. We were preparing something special for you to watch in the near future. Stay tuned! In the meantime, here is the text of a reflection on Jesus’ earthly father, St. Joseph. My name is Madonna Lee, Chinese Marketing Manager for Salt + Light Catholic ...read more
Written by Jay Turchansky, camerman This pilgrimage to the Holy Land has been an exciting and challenging situation for myself as a cameraman. The uncertainty that arises from not having visited the area before requires creativity and perseverance in the face of adversity. Every stop we make is an unknown environment in which to capture ...read more
A Salt and Light team is on the ground in Israel for a Lenten pilgrimage where they’re also filming TV reflections.  On March 2nd they visited the Mount of Olives, half of which is decorated with natural olive tree gardens and the other half with Jewish tombs. Standing on the Mount of Olives there is ...read more
Coming on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land was already an experience to remember, but to be able to do it with my wife was truly a life changing experience. In this land, I felt I could touch the bible every step of the way. But maybe the moment that made everything more clear was the fact that my wife and ...read more
During our S+L Pilgrimage, one of our visiting sites was Peter’s Primacy. This is the place where after Jesus’ resurrection, He met with His disciples and asked Peter three times, “Do you love me?” and told him “Feed my sheep.” (John 21:9) When I looked at the rock where the conversation took place, it seemed to me that scene was ...read more
Among the many beautiful and significant places of Jerusalem is undoubtedly the Via Dolorosa, or Way of the Cross, the way that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, and headed for Golgotha, the place of his crucifixion. This route starts from the Fortress Antonia, a building that once stood at the north side of the Temple of Jerusalem, considered ...read more
Every step of our pilgrimage in the Holy Land has left us in awe not only because of the historical and spiritual dimensions of the holy places we visit and which commemorate the life of Jesus but also because of the beauty of the landscape that surrounds us. On March 1, 2016, after having navigated the ...read more