Posts Tagged ‘Mary of Magdala’

Why pilgrims flock to Magdala

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Within days of arriving on site in the 1st-century Jewish town of Magdala, located on the Sea of Galilee, I perceived its specialness. Last year more than 70,000 people visited the site, 30 per cent of them local Israelis and the remaining 70 per cent international Christian pilgrims. Day after day I watched people leave with smiles and joy-filled hearts. One Read more