Tag: Pilgrimage

For book on Pope Francis, author retraces pope’s life in Argentina, Rome

For book on Pope Francis, author retraces pope’s life in Argentina, Rome

| Mark Zimmermann | December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Pope Francis first stepped onto the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square in Rome, Mark Shriver like millions of other people around the world was captivated by this man who humbly bowed his head after asking the people there to pray for him, before he would offer his first blessing to them.

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The Camino will provide

The Camino will provide

| Alyssa Bormes | July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is a saying that “the Camino will provide.” Having completed our second week on the Way of St. James in Spain, my stepsister, Brenda, and I have found this to be true.

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Boys, girls make Year of Mercy pilgrimage to monasteries in Minnesota

Boys, girls make Year of Mercy pilgrimage to monasteries in Minnesota

| Kristi Anderson and Dianne Towalski | May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The idea of a pilgrimage during the Year of Mercy took Benedictine Sister Lisa Kittock by storm.

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Year of Mercy enhances annual rosary procession

Year of Mercy enhances annual rosary procession

| April 27, 2016 | 1 Comment

Pilgrimage is an apt image of Christian discipleship. Indeed, the earliest disciples were known to be “on the way.”

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Women’s ministry to host Italian pilgrimage in June

Women’s ministry to host Italian pilgrimage in June

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The destination is especially appropriate, given the Holy Year of Mercy, said WINE founder Kelly Wahlquist; pilgrims will walk through the Holy Doors at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.

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Sunday marks holy door opening, rare papal blessing at Cathedral

Sunday marks holy door opening, rare papal blessing at Cathedral

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the first time in Church history, cathedrals around the world will open, on the same day, holy doors to usher in a holy year, and the Cathedral of St. Paul is no exception.

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Pilgrims share small sufferings, great joy during World Meeting, pope’s visit

Pilgrims share small sufferings, great joy during World Meeting, pope’s visit

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pat Shannon counted the steps. Nine that time, he said. It was a big move for the pilgrims who had been standing in a massive crowd on a Philadelphia side street waiting to go through security to join Pope Francis’ Mass on Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

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Does seeing the pope matter? Philly pilgrims say yes  — and no

Does seeing the pope matter? Philly pilgrims say yes — and no

| September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

“To be in his presence is so exciting,” said Jean Stolpestad, her eyes filling with tears. “I get to be with my spiritual father, and it’s something I’ve always wanted to experience.”

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Bishop Cozzens: Pope offering ‘beautiful example’ of caring for others

Bishop Cozzens: Pope offering ‘beautiful example’ of caring for others

| September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens, auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, had dinner with pilgrims from the archdiocese Sept. 25 who attended the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia and were preparing for Pope Francis’ Sept. 26 arrival into the city for the Festival of Families on Saturday and the World Meeting of Families’ closing Mass Sunday.

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As Philadelphia pilgrimage begins, Catholics embrace challenge and hope

As Philadelphia pilgrimage begins, Catholics embrace challenge and hope

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The group arrived shortly after noon in Philadelphia, four hours before Pope Francis was scheduled to touch down on U.S. soil for the first time near Washington, D.C., following his visit to Cuba.
Pilgrims from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis expect to see the pope on Saturday and Sunday; in the meanwhile, they’ll be attending lectures, workshops and expert panels at the World Meeting of Families.

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Motorhome pilgrimage

Motorhome pilgrimage

| Bridget Ryder | September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three families expect the unexpected on road trip to see pope

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Men: ‘Come and be renewed’ at pilgrimage to shrine in La Crosse Oct. 10

Men: ‘Come and be renewed’ at pilgrimage to shrine in La Crosse Oct. 10

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

A special men-only pilgrimage is an opportunity to strengthen the faith to live as a Catholic man.

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