RSSTravel and Pilgrimages

Gospel Trail puts visitors on Christ’s path through Galilee

Gospel Trail puts visitors on Christ’s path through Galilee

| Dennis Sadowski | January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Gospel Trail takes pilgrims and recreational hikers on the 37-mile journey that Jesus may have followed as he started his three-year public ministry.

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Spring cleaning reveals forgotten gems at Vatican

Spring cleaning reveals forgotten gems at Vatican

| Carol Glatz | June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

A little bit of spring cleaning or a much needed renovation can turn up the most unexpected things — especially if you’re sprucing up or digging through the Vatican.

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Follow footsteps of St. Paul on choir pilgrimage to Greece

Follow footsteps of St. Paul on choir pilgrimage to Greece

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Pilgrimage Choir of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will host a trip to Turkey and Greece, Oct. 7-16.

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Travel to the Emerald Isle next fall on a Catholic Spirit-sponsored tour

Travel to the Emerald Isle next fall on a Catholic Spirit-sponsored tour

| Martie McMahon | November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Come and “Explore the Other Holy Land” with Father Dennis Dempsey of St. Dominic in Northfield and The Catholic Spirit

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Unveiling the image’s hidden meaning

Unveiling the image’s hidden meaning

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The signs and symbolism in the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Story of a miracle: Our Lady appears to St. Juan Diego

Story of a miracle: Our Lady appears to St. Juan Diego

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

“If God does not provide a remedy from His hand, this land is about to be lost,” Mexico’s first bishop, Franciscan Friar Juan de Zumárraga, wrote in a letter to the king of Spain.

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La Crosse shrine: A sanctuary for the soul

La Crosse shrine: A sanctuary for the soul

| Dave Hrbacek and Julie Carroll | September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two busloads of teens from St. Pius V in Cannon Falls pulled into the parking lot of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wis., the morning of Sept. 11.

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Pilgrimage: Traveling with a spiritual purpose

Pilgrimage: Traveling with a spiritual purpose

| Father Michael Van Sloun | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pilgrimage has been part of the Christian tradition for centuries. A pilgrimage is a spiritual journey to a sacred place. The journey can be near or far — as close as a neighboring church or as distant as halfway around the world. It can be a day-trip, a 10- to 14-day excursion or any other duration.

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Good planning makes for pleasant pilgrimage experience

Good planning makes for pleasant pilgrimage experience

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Pontifical Institute Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center offers pilgrims to the Holy Land a variety of services. The following are the center’s suggestions for preparing for a pilgrimage to the area.

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