Enter Jerusalem's Old City through the Lions Gate, aka St. Stephen's Gate, and soon on your right you will find the place of the White Fathers.
The door of St. Anne's is open. Welcome.
If the beautiful old basilica is empty, test its great acoustics with a song.
Outside are the famous pools of Bethesda.
(Click once and then once again to get the photos full size.)
For some Christians this weekend is the Sunday of the Paralytic, about the story in John 5:1-9 of the healing at the pool of Bethesda.
But Sr.Dr. Vassa Larin has helpful, welcome advice for us all, based on this story of healing, e.g. our past, no matter how difficult, can be beneficial, "So, let‘s not wallow in the bed of our past, but take it up and walk, to the greater glory of God."
Enjoy Sr. Vassa's video:
(Linking this post to inSPIREd Sunday meme.)