Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2017

With the blessing of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land on August 1-14, 2017. The pilgrimage will begin with the patronal feast of the Russian convent in honor of St. Mary Magdalene in Gethsemane, and will be dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Laurus. In addition to participation in divine services at the Holy Sepulcher of our Lord and the site of His Nativity, the pilgrimage schedule will include visits to holy sites in Jerusalem, Palestine, Galilee, the monasteries of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem and many other holy sites.

The cost is $2,700, which includes airfare from and to NYC, room, board, transportation, gratuities, donations to monasteries and other expenses. Travel insurance is not included in the price, but is obligatory. In order to ensure your participation in this pilgrimage, you must register before April 1, 2017

For further information and a registration form, contact Archpriest Serafim Gan at:

St. Seraphim Russian Orthodox Church 2017
131 Carpenter Ave.
Sea Cliff, NY 11579