From the desert to the Jordan River

From the desert to the Jordan River

Icon January 13, 2017
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A pilgrimage through the desert to the Jordan River to celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus on Sunday, January 8, 2017.

A pilgrimage through the desert to the Jordan River to celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus on Sunday, January 8, 2017.

Father Nerwan recalls that the site of the baptism of Jesus is under the government of Israel and that it was accessible only once a year with a special permit. After being closed for decades, it was reopened to the public in 2012.

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