9-Day Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

God’s Adventure Awaits

  • Sharpen skills to make any life choice
  • Let go of what’s not important and move confidently toward what is
  • Achieve deeper with God through sacraments and new ways of praying
  • Set sustainable, realistic goals
  • Understand the components of an authentic life
  • Hear God’s voice as you reflect at the sites of Jesus’s life
  • Process and discuss with Stacey and

About Stacey Sumereau

Stacey Sumereau was a performer in the Broadway National Tours of Beauty and the Beast and The Wizard of Oz. After leaving theater, her religious discernment journey was documented on the Reality Docu-series The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns(Lifetime 2014). Stacey has spoken at the National Catholic Youth Conference and the LA Religious Education Congress. She is the founder of the online Be Not Afraid Conference and God’s Adventure Awaits Summit serving over 20,000 people. Loving her husband John and their three babies is her greatest adventure!

Led by Stacey Sumereau

Speaker, Singer, & Called and Caffeinated Podcast Host

January 17 – 25, 2022

For more information

Lori Janak

(281) 221-0568 | lori@nativitypilgrimage.com

$3,849 Per Person

Round Air Trip from Washington D.C.

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Land transportation as per itinerary
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Airport taxes, fuel surcharges, and fees
  • Daily Mass
  • Protection Plan (medical insurance)
YOUR TRIP DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • Tips for your guide and drivers
  • Lunch
  • Optional Deluxe Protection Plan (trip cancellation benefits)
  • Items of a personal nature
INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR TRIP
  • Capital: Jerusalem
  • Language: Hebrew, Arabic
  • Population: 7.7 million
  • Time Zone: EST plus 7 hours
  • Currency: New Israeli Shekel (NIS)
  • Electricity: 220V. 50H
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TEL AVIV – TIBERIAS – CANA – NAZARETH – MT. TABOR – TABGHA – SEO OF GALILEE – BETHLEHEM EIN KAREN – JORDAN RIVER – JERICO –  QUMRAN – DEAD SEA

ITINERARY
Day
1

USA / Israel

Today: Your pilgrimage begins today as you depart on your overnight flight to Israel. Meals and drinks served aloft.

Day
2

Tel Aviv / Tiberias

Today: We arrive at the Ben Gurion Airport and meet our guide-escort who will accompany us throughout our pilgrimage. We then board our coach bus for the trip to your hotel and enjoy a relaxing evening. Meet Stacey and your fellow pilgrims! If time permits, we make a stop in Jaffa city and celebrate Mass at St. Peters Church.

Evening: Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Tiberias.

Day
3

Cana / Nazareth / Mt. Tabor / Tiberias Theme: Annunciation

Today: We start by celebrating Mass at Cana, the site of Jesus’ first miracle. Here couples may renew their wedding vows and a certificate of renewal can be requested from the church. We then go to Nazareth where we visit The Basilica of the Annunciation where Stacey will unpack how to bravely say yes to God like Mary. We then visit St. Joseph’s Church, Mary’s Well, and the old market. We also visit Mount Tabor, the scene of the Transfiguration. Return to Tiberias.

Evening: Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Tiberias.

Day
4

Mt. Of Beatitudes / Tabgha / Capernaum / Sea Of Galilee / Bethlehem: Theme: The Ministry of Jesus in Galilee

Today: Stacey will lead a session that will identify the deepest desires and dreams that God has placed in your heart. We go to visit Mount of Beatitudes, the location of the Sermon on the Mount, and Tabgha, the site where the miracle of the multiplication of fish and bread took place. Close by is the Church of Peter’s Primacy, the location of the Miraculous Fishing. We continue to Capernaum where Jesus lived and started his ministry. In the afternoon, Mass will be celebrated on a boat on the Sea of Galilee. Relax on our bus ride to Bethlehem.

Evening: Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Bethlehem.

Day
5

Bethlehem / Church of the Nativity / Shepherd’s Field / Ein Karem   Theme: Nativity and the Visitation

Today: In Bethlehem, we visit the Shepherd’s Fields, and celebrate Mass here. We also visit the Church of the Nativity that stands upon the site where Jesus was born. In the afternoon, we visit the charming village of Ein Karem, the birthplace of St. John the Baptist, and to the Church of the Visitation, where the Virgin Mary visited her cousin, Elizabeth, and proclaimed the ‘Magnificat.’ Along the way, Stacey will equip you with mental prayer techniques to help you connect with God in new ways.

Evening: Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Bethlehem.

Day
6

Jerusalem: Mt. of Olives / Gethsemane / Pater Noster / Dominus Flevit / Chapel of The Ascension / Upper Room / Dormition Church / Church of St. Peter Gallicantu Theme: Palm Sunday and the Agony in the Garden

Today: Pilgrims will learn from Stacey today how to hear God speak and integrating our will with God’s will. We visit the Mt. of Olives and The Pater Noster where Jesus taught the Lord’s Prayer to his disciples. We make a stop at the Chapel of the Ascension, located on the site where Jesus ascended into Heaven after his resurrection. We walk the Palm Sunday route stopping at Dominus Flevit, where Jesus wept over Jerusalem. In the Garden of Gethsemane, we see The Rock of Agony where Jesus prayed his last prayer before his arrest. Mass will be here at the Church of all Nations. This afternoon, we drive to the hill of Mount Zion, the highest point in ancient Jerusalem. It is dominated by the Church of the Dormition. The location is identified in Christian tradition as the place where the Virgin Mary died or “fell asleep”, as the name suggests. End our day at St. Peter in Gallicantu, where Peter denied our Lord thrice.

Evening: Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Jerusalem.

Day
7

Jerusalem: Via Dolorosa Theme: The Way of the Cross, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection

Today: We retrace the last steps of Jesus, as we walk along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Sorrow), through the markets of the Old City praying the Stations of the Cross. We reflect on the greatness of his sacrifice as we make our way to Calvary and the tomb of Jesus Christ to celebrate mass at the church of the Holy Sepulchre, the most holy place for Christians. We visit st. Anne’s Church, the home of the Virgin Mary and her parents Saints Joachim and Anne. We pass the Ecce Home where Pilate proclaimed “Behold the man”, then on to the Wailing Wall, the most holy place for the Jews. On the way, we will contemplate how we are called to imitate Christ. The rest of the day is open for visits to other Holy Sites, shopping, or resting at your hotel.

Evening: Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Jerusalem.

Day
8

Mt. of Olives / Mt. Zion / Wailing Wall Theme: Early Years in Jerusalem & the Wilderness

Today: We visit Bethany, the town where Lazarus lived with his sisters Martha and Maria. After visiting the Church of Lazarus, we continue to the Jordan River to renew our baptismal vows. We then drive down the Jordan Valley and stop at the oasis town of Jericho to visit the excavations of the oldest city in the world. We view the Mt. of Temptation, where Jesus fasted and was tempted by Satan. We visit the excavations of Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were uncovered. On the way back, there is time for a swim (or rather, a float) in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea, renowned for its healing properties. Afterward, we return to Jerusalem.

Evening: Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Jerusalem.

Day
9

Depart from Tel Aviv

Today: This morning, we will transfer to the airport to board our return flight home.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

THE TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

Air Transportation Economy class and round-trip airfares are based on the time of the reservation. Rates and times are subject to change without notice. Airfares, once issued, ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, NON –TRANSFERABLE, AND CANNOT BE USED TOWARDS FUTURE TRAVEL.

Land Transportation All land transportation as described in the itinerary will be by Deluxe Motor Coach. Some may be equipped with Wi-Fi service.

Hotels Your hotels will be first-class with double occupancy (2 people per room with a private bath). Neither Nativity Pilgrimage nor the trip coordinator are responsible for providing a roommate.

Single Room There is an additional cost per person as specified on the registration form. Single rooms are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Meal Plan The meal plan offers two (2) meals per day and consists of both breakfast and dinner. You are responsible for your lunch.

Baggage Nativity Pilgrimage limits all passengers to one (1) piece of checked luggage and one (1) carry-on. All passengers should check with the airlines carriers for up to date baggage weight and dimensions.

Airport Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and Security Fees

Porterage

Daily Mass

Protection Plan During the Trip

THE TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

Tips for your guide & driver The recommended amounts of tips per person are $7.00 – $9.00 per day for guide(s), $5.00 – $7.00 per day for driver(s), $1.00 – $2.00 per day for hotels, and $1.00 – $2.00 per day for restaurants.

Expenses for passports or any additional documents that may be required Passports must be valid after 6 months of return date.

Personal articles Laundry, other beverages (wines, liquors, mineral water, tea, coffee, etc.) and food that are not on the menus of your included meal package, and any additional luggage.

Non-itinerary fees Any sightseeing, other services, or personal items that are not specifically mentioned as being included in the itinerary.

Lunch

Cancellation Protection Plan We highly recommend purchasing the Group Deluxe Protection Plan upon registration.

BOOKING CONDITIONS

A deposit of $300.00 per person is required at the time of booking. No reservation will be processed without a deposit. Final payment is due the closest business day within 100 days prior to your departure date. Late registrations received after the deadline require full payment (subject to availability). No deposits will be accepted at this time.

WE ACCEPT CASH, CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS, AND MAJOR CREDIT CARDS. THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL 3% CHARGE FOR EACH CREDIT CARD PAYMENT.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Cancellation notices must be received at our office in written form via email or regular U.S. mail.

For cancellations up to 60 days prior to departure: cancellation fee of $100

For cancellations within 59 days to 30 of departure: 50% of trip price

For cancellations within 29 prior to departure: 100% of trip price

Insurance premiums: non-refundable

We highly recommend purchasing the Group Deluxe Protection Plan to avoid these cancellation fees.

PROTECT YOUR TRIP

A form is available on our website with more information on the Group Deluxe Protection Plan and the cost:

https://www.nativitypilgrimage.com/travel-protection-form-2/

RESPONSIBILITY

Nativity Pilgrimage, Inc. and their agents assume no liability or responsibility in regards to travel in any form for any injuries or loss of property, accidents, delays, changes in schedule or itinerary, incidental damages or any irregular circumstances. This would include, but not limited to, default or omission by any third party providing services or facilities related to and/or included in the tour or any part thereof.

The IATA carriers, steamship firms and other transportation companies, whose services are featured in these tours, are not to be held responsible or accountable for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board their respective conveyance. The passage contract in use by these companies, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the companies and the purchaser of these tours and/or passengers and Nativity Pilgrimage, Inc. does not assume any liability or responsibility in connection therewith. They are not responsible for any losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air or other services, sickness, weather, strike, war, guarantees, or other causes. All such losses or expenses shall be borne by the passenger as tour rates provide for arrangements only for the time stated. The right is reserved to substitute hotels of similar quality to those specified in the itinerary.

The right is reserved by Nativity Pilgrimage to cancel any tour prior to departure. Refund detail settlement conditions vary upon each trip.

No refund will be made for any used portion of the tour unless arrangements are made prior to departure from the United States.

PRICES AND ITINERARIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE IF BOOKING CONDITIONS ARE NOT COMPLIED.