The Rev. Mary Carson from St. James,Westwood and the Rev. Gayle Catinella from St. John’s, Youngstown are leading a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in early Advent. Iyad Qumri of Qumri Pilgrimages ( will be the local guide.

The total cost will be approximately $3600. Airfare is still to be determined. A $500 deposit is needed by May 15 to guarantee a spot. Contact Mary at for more information.