Retired priest to lead tour to Holy Land in November

Posted June 06, 2013, at 1:03 p.m.
Retired Priest Vesta Kowalski
Retired Priest Vesta Kowalski

Sunday, June 9, 2013 3 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: St. John's Episcopal Church, 319 Main St., Southwest Harbor, Maine

For more information: Michaeleen Ward; 207-669-8241

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Vesta Kowalski, a retired Episcopal priest and the first Gentile to receive a Ph.D. from New York City’s Jewish Theological Seminary, will lead a tour to the Holy Land Nov. 6-17. An informational meeting will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 319 Main St., Southwest Harbor.This will be an ecumenical, historical and cultural tour, and includes a visit to Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Jordan. RSVP to Michaeleen Ward, 669-8241.