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19300 Ford Road
Dearborn, MI  48128 - United States

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(313) 336-6200

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(313) 336-4530

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Pilgrimage to Jerusalem

On January 12-22, 2020, a group of parishioners from St. Sarkis Church, led by Der Hrant, made an unforgettable pilgrimage to Jerusalem - the Holy Land. Here is a summary of their trip...

Day 1: Visit to the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, The Chapel of Ascension and The Garden of Gethsemane.

Day 2: Visit to the Tomb of Lazarus, wilderness of Judea, the Jordan River and the Baptismal Site, Jericho, the Mount of Temptation and the Dead Sea.

Day 3: Visit to St. Mary Church and Badarak, The Western Wall, the Church of the Dormition, Sourp Pergich Convent-Armenian Cemetery- Genocide Monument, House of High Priest Caiaphas.

Day 4: Divine Liturgy at the Holy Sepulcher, visit to the Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem, and at night cleaning the Holy Sepulcher and the tomb of Our Lord.

Day 5: Visit to Bethlehem and participation in the festive welcoming of the Armenian Patriarch to Bethlehem, visit to the Gratto of the Nativity, and participation in the midnight service.

Day 6: Visit to the pools of Bethesda, St Anne’s Church, The Way of the Cross, Holy Sepulcher, and celebrated Christmas with the Armenian community of Jerusalem at the Homenetmen hall.

Day 7: Visit to Nazareth, Cana, Mount Tabor, and The Sea of Galilee.