Magdala has Captivated Us. By Sanjuan Sanchez Family

This past summer we have lived a different style of family vacation. We volunteered in Magdala. We were able to live many new experiences, of which our most prized highlight was encountering Jesus. This was thanks to our prayer time, reflections –while watching the mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets across the Sea of Galilee– and spending…

Letter from Fr. Juan (XXVIII)

Dear Friends of Magdala, As we approach October and close in on the opening of our guesthouse, I’ve been reflecting on this amazing gift God has given us. I stop, and in awe I am amazed to realize that God has been crafting Magdala for thousands of years. Early historians date the town’s foundation to…

Letter from Fr. Juan (XXVII)

Dear Friends of Magdala, I hope that you had some time these past few months to recharge with family and friends and are now ready for the opportunities that await. As the summer draws to a close, I want to use this opportunity to share some thoughts and updates with you. All of us at…

Letter from Fr. Juan (XXVI)

Dear Friends of Magdala, Magdala is growing day by day becoming one big great family. As we are preparing ourselves for the opening of the guesthouse, I wanted to share with you our latest news from July. I hope these bring a smile to your face! From the 13 – 21 of July we hosted…

Letter from Fr. Juan (XXV)

Dear Friends of Magdala, I am currently in Mexico completing a course on Ignatian Spiritual Exercises. It is an amazing experience which I´ve been fortunate to share with other priests that have a lot of experience in preaching. I want to share this with you as I was recently reflecting on the theme “Jesus preaching…

God Provides . By Dana Tinathova

So much has happened since the last blog … Following Easter, I felt extremely joyful because our Lord was risen! What made this time even more special was a week off that some of us (my fellow volunteers and I) were given in order to compensate for two intense weeks of volunteering. It was at…

Lamb of Sacrifice by Dana Tinathova

“What a blessing for you to be in Holy Land during Lent!” Many people told me after I gave them a tour. I only nodded as I didn’t know what to reply. I didn’t feel it was Lent and I didn’t manage to give up anything for the Lord as I would normally have done…