The Pilgrim's Journey

Mary Magdalene and her Red Egg

Jennifer LindbergLast Updated: June 18th, 2020Greece and Turkey, Holy Land, Saints

We all know the awe-inspiring story of Mary Magdalene, the first person Christ appeared to after his Resurrection. She was a true saint of hope running to tell the Apostles she had seen the Lord. They didn’t believe her until they ran to the tomb themselves. The unbelief of the Apostles steeled her for a … Read More

‘Mother, this is your Son’

Richard SontagLast Updated: June 17th, 2020Greece and Turkey, Holy Land

It is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. Three hundred years after the death of St. John, a small chapel was constructed over the grave in the 4th century. The church of St. John was changed … Read More