Roy Schoeman, was born in a suburb of New York City of "Conservative" Jewish parents who had fled Nazi Germany. His Jewish education and formation was received under some of the most prominent Rabbis in contemporary American Jewry, including Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, probably the foremost Conservative Rabbi in the U.S. and his hometown Rabbi growing up; Rabbi Arthur Green, later the head of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College who was his religion teacher and mentor during high school and early college; and Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, a prominent Hasidic Rabbi with whom he lived in Israel for several months. His secular education included a B.Sc. from M.I.T. and an M.B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard Business School. Midway through a career of teaching and consulting (he had been appointed to the faculty of the Harvard Business School) he experienced an unexpected and instantaneous conversion to Christianity which led to a dramatic refocus of his activities. Since then he has pursued theological studies at several seminaries, helped produce and host a Catholic Television talk show, and edited and written for several Catholic books and reviews.
Father Barnes and Father Shofner invite you to join them on a twelve-day spiritual journey focusing on the Life and times of Jesus, “walking where Jesus walked.” Imagine yourself in the Galilee, and in Capernaum –referred as Jesus “own town”, where Jesus began his ministry and recruited his first disciple. Stand on the Mt. of Beatitudes and imagine you are listening to the Lord preach the Sermon on the Mount. Visit the Jordan River, where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Continue on to the Golden City of Jerusalem, and walk the Stations of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa, where you can take time to reflect the Lords’ sacrifice for all of us, and what an incredible moment it will be when you stand on the Mt. of Olives in Jerusalem, where Jesus ascended into heaven. We invite you not just on another trip, but a spiritual journey you will never forget.
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