The anniversary of the holy family trip to Egypt

Holy land Egypt tour

Holy land

the anniversary of the holy family trip to Egypt is on the first of June every year.

according to tradition Egyptians celebrate the blessed visit of the Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ when he was a baby, and st.joseph on this date, they consider this trip as a pilgrimage to the holy land. The footsteps of the holy family in Egypt.

the holy family visited 15 different places in Egypt, some of them are in Cairo, the other ones are in delta and upper Egypt.

the holy land trip started all the way from Sinai, ended up in Assuit in Upper Egypt.

St.Joseph had to leave Jerusalem when the Roman emperor decided to kill all the new-born babies, as he was told by the astronomers that there will be a new king born in Jerusalem.

according to the prophecy, St.Joseph was told to take the baby and his mother and go to Egypt. They stayed in Egypt 2 to 3 years during their holy trip.

one the patriarcs of Egypt saw a vision of the Virgin Mary telling him the exact places where they go exactly. She told him to go and dig in all these places.

Nowadays we follow all the footsteps of Jesus Christ when he was a baby. All the palaces where they passed by or lived in, starting from Sinai, passing by delta or Cairo and upper Egypt too, are either churches or monasteries.

very soon all these places will be ready to receive tourists all the way, but sofar it is open partially such as a lot of churches in Cairo, mainly coptic Cairo churches, Maadi, and monasteries in menya like the bird mountain known as Gabel el teer church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the two monasteries of Assuit of el moharak and drunka.

you can find some of these places on this tour

and also you can visit

when St.Joseph was told that the Roman emperor was gone, he was told to come back to Jerusalem.

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