Through the Judean Wilderness to the Dead Sea
The Judean wilderness – where John the Baptist preached (Matt. 3:1) and where Jesus fasted for 40 days and nights (Matt. 4:2).
Inn of the Good Samaritan – traditional site of Jesus’ parable (Luke 10:30-37).
Qumran – where the Dead Sea Scrolls where discovered.
Massada – the dramatic mountain fortress built by Herod the Great where the Jews made their last stand against the Romans in the Great Revolt.
The Dead Sea – The lowest, saltiest body of water on earth; the Salt Sea, or Eastern Sea of the Bible (Josh. 15:5; Ezek. 47:18).
Possible venue for Mass: Open-air at Qumran.