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St. Peter’s Church at Capernaum

Coming down the walk to the Church of the Primacy of Peter, built by Franciscans in 1938 on the foundations of a Byzantine church. This is where Jesus is said to have appeared to his disciples after the Resurrection and given the leadership to Peter. Visitors, as David is doing here, often take pebbles fromContinue Reading

From the Greek monastery to St. Peter’s house

David at the bubble gum Greek monastery; behind him is the roof of Peter’s house by the shore where Jesus lived and taught

The Greek Monastery at Capernaum

The bubble gum monastery is surrounded by beautiful gardens; the landing place; David at the shore; chickens in the vegetable garden

Wildlife at Capernaum

An egret goes fishing by the shore; schools of fish by the dock; cormorants taking their ease; a peacock trying to woo his indifferent mate

Arriving at Capernaum on the Sea of Galilee

Entering the visitors’ centre at Capernaum; looking back up the hill from the water; two of the etched glass guides to the history of this site

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