Posts Tagged With: Old City Jerusalem

Today’s find: Edicule

What did we go there to see?

The thought occurred to me more than once as we explored the dark, intimidating vastness of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

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Today’s find: Via Dolorosa

Luke includes an intriguing footnote to his version of the Passion story: “All his acquaintances stood at distance,” the evangelist says (Luke 23:49). And no doubt, this is part of the reason I’ve always tended to think of Jesus’ final journey as a LONELY one.

What a shock, then, to experience early last month the hustle-and-bustle of praying the Stations along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem.

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