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Day 3 – Jerusalem – Log

Jacob Anthony Amaro, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Our day today began with a long, “traffic-full” drive to Jerusalem. Traffic was buzzing because Sunday in Jerusalem is a work and school day; everyone is moving around, as opposed to Saturday (the Sabbath Day), during ...

SBP In Israel Day 3: Jerusalem Up Close — Soldiers at Rest and The Way of the Cross

Dr. Glenn Cassidy

March 12, 2018

Overwhelming! That's the only word I can think of to describe today's experience in Jerusalem.   The sheer magnitude of the city was something to behold. The number of people, from all backgrounds, making their wa...

Day 2 – Nazareth, Cana, Sea of Galilee – Log

Jacob Anthony Amaro, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

-At 8:16 a.m., we’ve just boarded our bus. We are all excited for what is to come. We are headed first to the ancient city of Nazareth. Mr. Neumann informed us that Nazareth was the place where the angel Gabriel anno...

Day 1 – Log: Flying/ Landing/ At the Airport

Jacob Anthony Amaro, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

We’re finally on board and ready to fly to Israel! The flight was long and exhausting (10 hours; nearly 6,000 miles) Sleep was scarce; some of us only got between 1-4 hours of sleep. When we landed, we headed in th...

SBP In Israel Day 2: “Something Feels Different, More Spiritual”

Dr. Glenn Cassidy

March 11, 2018

Mr. Marlow and I were surprised by the rather large breakfast buffet at the hotel this morning. It easily rivaled any casino or resort's breakfast buffet.  Students had no complaints about the breakfast given to them by thei...

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