Holy land Gift Pack -Gethsemane- Jordan River Water , Jerusalem's Stones and Galilee Olive Oil
Holy land Gift Pack -Gethsemane- Jordan River Water , Jerusalem's Stones and Galilee Olive Oil.
GETHSHEMANE - CHURCH OF ALL NATIONS
Gethsemane from Gat + Shemanim, means "Olive Oil Press". It is the name of natural grotto next to the "Tomb of Mary" and her Assumption.
Jesus often visited the grotto and it was here the he was betrayed and arrested. In time, however, the entire area at the foot of Mt. of olives was called Gathsemane.
The Garden of Olives - located above and to the right of the Grotto of Gethsemane (to the left of the Basillica, facing the facade) and enclosed by a fence. Here there are eight olive trees hold by tradition to be the silent witnesses of Jesus prayer and suffering the evening before his crucifixion.