The Via Dolorosa

Richard SontagHoly Land

It is a weekly tradition in the Holy Land to walk the Via Dolorosa (Way of Sorrow) on Fridays at 3:00 p.m. The Franciscans lead this procession through the winding streets of the Old City of Jerusalem following in the footsteps of Christ and His suffering. The procession marks the path Jesus walked under the weight of the Cross. It … Read More

Tekton pilgrimage group from Indiana returns safely home from Holy Land

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A Tekton Ministries pilgrimage group from Indiana was scheduled to arrive home on July 31.  And they did.  The group, led by Fr. Jonathan Meyer of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis returned on schedule despite the present conflict between Israel and Palestine that led to the 2-day suspension of flights from the United States in late July.  Their flight was the … Read More

Tekton Holy Land pilgrimage from Indiana makes the news as they make their trip despite security concerns

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Only today was the FAA suspension of U.S. flights into Tel Aviv lifted.  Until then no U.S. planes were permitted to fly there.  Our Tekton Ministries Holy Land Catholic pilgrimage from Indiana was the second to last American plane to land, as you may have read in a press release we also published on our blog.  The good news about our … Read More

U.S. flight with Holy Land pilgrims from Indiana one of last to land at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport

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A group of Hoosiers traveling on a religious pilgrimage with Tekton Ministries was the second-to-last American flight to land at Ben Gurion Airport. The pilgrims are now safely at their hotel. It was near 3:15 p.m. local time when a group of 20 people from Indiana safely landed at Ben Gurion International Airport on US Airways Flight 796, according to … Read More

Palestinian father’s account of life under attack

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(Vatican Radio) As Israel continues its “protective edge” military operation against the Gaza Strip the civilian death toll continues to rise. Officials say that more than 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis have been killed in the past 14 days of fighting. The latest Palestinian death toll was announced by Gaza’s health ministry, who also said that 3,640 people had been … Read More