Take a virtual tour to the Holy Land with Fr. Mitch Pacwa. With magnificent images and thoughtful commentary, this classic book contains commentary on each site visited, Scripture for meditation, and actual prayers used by Fr. Pacwa on his annual pilgrimages. Place on your coffee table for all to enjoy or enjoy as a personal devotional.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 256 Vendor: Servant Books Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 10.00 X 8.00 (inches) ISBN: 1616366133 ISBN-13: 9781616366131 Availability: In Stock
What’s the next best thing to going on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Fr. Mitch Pacwa? Being able to travel with him from the comfort of your home as the holy sites come to life through the pages of this book. With stunning images and thoughtful commentary, The Holy Land: An Armchair Pilgrimage is more than your typical travel guide. It also contains:
A short commentary on each site, explaining its importance in salvation history
A meditation for you to consider, encouraging questions such as, What can I learn from this place? Why does it matter to me?”
Prayers that Fr. Mitch uses on his annual pilgrimages, focusing on a personal faith response to the spiritual events commemorated at each site.
Travel with Fr. Mitch to the sites of all twenty mysteries of the rosary, as well as other significant spots in the history of Israel and in the life of Jesus. Whether you’ve been to the Holy Land, plan to travel there one day, or prefer to stay in your armchair, this classic book will be a beautiful addition to your library.
Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., was ordained a priest in 1976. A well-known biblical scholar, he has lectured at hundreds of conferences and churches around the world and has appeared on and hosted international radio and television programs. He is best known for his appearances on EWTN, where he currently hosts two programs, Threshold of Hope and EWTN Live. Fr. Pacwa also serves as the weekly host of EWTN Radio’s Open Line program. Fluent in twelve languages, Fr. Pacwa has a unique understanding of the peoples and cultures of the Middle East. His extensive travels to the Holy Land led to the publication of the Holy Land Prayer Book in 2004, and he recently released a video, Holy Land Rosary. He lives in Irondale, Alabama.
It may sound cliché, but Fr. Mitch Pacwa’s latest work, The Holy Land: An Armchair Pilgrimage, really is the next best thing to being there. That’s because Fr. Mitch is not only a Scripture scholar, brilliant author, well-known talk-show host, and popular speaker, he has also visited the land of our Lord countless times and continues to serve as an expert pilgrimage leader. For those who have been there, this book will help you vividly recall the sights and sounds of those sacred places. And for those of you who have yet to take the pilgrimage plunge, Fr. Mitch will no doubt inspire you to finally make the journey of a lifetime.Teresa Tomeo, bestselling Catholic author and syndicated talk-show host
Most of us won’t be traveling to the numerous destinations eloquently discussed in The Holy Land: An Armchair Pilgrimage, but from the comfort of our homes, we can sit back, enjoy the ride, and benefit from the author’s wisdom. Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., shares his vast pilgrimage experiences along with his expertise on Church teaching to bring us this masterpiece. I highly recommend this stunning book.Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, EWTN TV host of Catholic Mom’s Café and author of The Miraculous Medal: Stories, Prayers, and Devotions