to the Holy Land
His Grace Bishop Gabriel, under the auspices of the American Section
of the Orthodox Palestine Society, will head a pilgrimage to the
Holy Land from May 7 to May 22, 2004. It is possible that His Eminence
Metropolitan Laurus will join the Pilgrimage.
The itinerary will include
the major holy sites of Jerusalem and Galilee (a two-day trip which
will include Nazareth, Mt. Tabor, the Mount of the Beatitudes and
the River Jordan), as well as a trip to Mt. Sinai. We will be on
the Mount of Olives for the feast of the Lord's Ascension (May 20th),
the feast day of the Monastery.
The cost of the trip,
which includes the flight, overnight accommodations, meals and other
expenses, is $2,500.00.
The number of pilgrims
is limited to 40 people. If you are interested in signing up for
the pilgrimage and would like further information, please contact
Matushka Irene Dutikow at the following address or telephone:
2536 27th Street
Astoria, NY 11103
tel: (718) 726-7870
After you contact us
you will be provided with a detailed itinerary of the pilgrimage.