Day 08 – Mt. of the Beatitudes… Mt. of the Beatitudes, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Jordan River Our day begins with a visit to the MT. OF THE BEATITUDES and worship beside the SEA OF GALILEE. Mount of Beatitudes A postcard of the Mt of the Beatitudes from a distance. Next we visit CAPERNAUM, where Jesus lived with Peter. Here Edward tours a Jewish synagogue where Jesus preached. Remains of a third century Byzantine synagogue on the site of ancient Capernaum. Then we take a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee to En Gev for lunch of St. Peter’s fish. In our boat on the same waters where Jesus walked Our crewman casts his nets the same way Peter would have. A great view of the Sea of Galilee from the boat. Sara Faye in the JORDAN RIVER. One of our group was baptized in the Jordan River.