Holy Land Pilgrimage for the Young Adults
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About the Event
About Fr. Jacques Philippe:
Father Jacques Philippe was born on March 12, 1947, in Lorraine, France. After studying mathematics in college he spent several years teaching and doing scientific research. He joined the Catholic Community of the Beatitudes and became the first priest to be ordained in April 1985. Father Jacques spent his first years as a community member in Nazareth and Jerusalem. With a million of his books sold on topics such as: prayer, interior freedom, and peace of heart; his writings have become classics of modern catholic spirituality. He preaches retreats regularly in Europe, the Americas and other countries. He has consolidated his main retreat themes into ten books on spirituality. Currently, his time is now mostly devoted to prayer, writing and touring worldwide. His preaching genuinely helps people to pray, find hope and peace.
About Sr. Magdalit Bolduc:
Sister Magdalit has served as a consecrated sister in the Community of the Beatitudes for 32 years and has earned a Masters in Theology from the University of Strasbourg. Having lived in Israel for 12 years, Sister is fluent in Hebrew, and she has been guiding pilgrimages to the Holy Land for over 22 years. In Denver, she serves as a Spiritual Director and teacher. She developed and teaches a program called "Hebrew Experience" in which she guides Catholics in understanding Jewish identity and the Jewish roots of the Christian faith. In April 2014, Sr. Magdalit was appointed the Liaison to the Jewish Community for the Archdiocese of Denver. In this role she enjoys meeting with members of the Jewish communities, helping them to understand the post-Vatican II Catholic teachings on Judaism. Part of her mission lies in working to root out antisemitism, helping others to see the beauty of Jewish faith and culture.