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Sunset at the Sea of Galilee

(Photo Msgr. Kieran Harrington/Twitter)

Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., pastor of St. Matthias, Ridgewood and Msgr. Kieran Harrington, vicar for communications for the Diocese of Brooklyn, led pilgrims from Brooklyn and Queens to the Holy Land for a Lenten pilgrimage, March 7-15. The trip included stops to the Mt. of Beatitudes and Capernaum, where Jesus begain His Galilean ministry. Pilgrims also visited Nazareth, the childhood town of Jesus and celebrated Mass in the Basilica of the Annunciation. On their final day in Jerusalem, March 14, the Brooklyn pilgrims walked the footsteps of Jesus as they visited the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu where Peter denied Jesus three times.

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