Church of the Week: Tabgha

This week's church of the week is actually TWO churches, which are right next door to each other at the site called Tabgha, on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee.

One is the gray stone Church of the Primacy of Peter, occupying the traditional spot where Jesus, noting the large rocks along the shoreline here, told Simon he would be called Peter, or "rock."

The other church is the Church of the Heptapegon (the multiplication of the loaves and fishes). While this site is almost certainly NOT where the 5,000 were fed, the church above does enclose the ancient mosaic, below, commemorating that event.

The lovely Robin and I visited these sites in 1987, 2001, and 2005.

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