RSSTravel and Pilgrimages

Monument on Lake Superior’s North Shore honors missionary priest

Monument on Lake Superior’s North Shore honors missionary priest

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Visitors to the North Shore of Lake Superior can inspire their faith as they take in the rugged, natural beauty of the region’s woods and waters.

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Colorado retreat made famous by pope during WYD ’93 gets makeover

Colorado retreat made famous by pope during WYD ’93 gets makeover

| Tom Tracy | August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mountains don’t really change that much in 26 years. So it’s a fair bet that the view of Mount Meeker and its twin, Longs Peak, from the Camp St. Malo Retreat is the same one St. John Paul II saw when he strolled the camp’s grounds in 1993.

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Retreats and Pilgrimages

Retreats and Pilgrimages

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Retreats + Pilgrimages

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Pacem in Terris hermitages offer silence, seclusion

Pacem in Terris hermitages offer silence, seclusion

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

People who make individual retreats in Pacem in Terris’ hermitages make a free-will donation, but the center gets “spiritual paychecks” in the form of letters from former “hermits” that describe their stories and experiences, said Tim Drake, executive director.

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For many men, Demontreville retreats are annual respites

For many men, Demontreville retreats are annual respites

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since 1948, lay men from around the region and beyond have used silent retreat weekends at Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House in Lake Elmo as a way to respond to God’s will in their lives through the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius.

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Loyola marks 40 years of offering spiritual direction

Loyola marks 40 years of offering spiritual direction

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since 1977, the Loyola Spirituality Center in St. Paul has been offering opportunities for people seeking spiritual direction.

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Wisconsin Way pilgrimage offers scenery, peace, prayer

Wisconsin Way pilgrimage offers scenery, peace, prayer

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wendy Zeuli of Our Lady of Grace in Edina last year came up with a new way to celebrate Mother’s Day — go on a pilgrimage with her daughter, Katie.

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Five spirit-fueling destinations within an easy drive

Five spirit-fueling destinations within an easy drive

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholics looking for an excursion that doesn’t require an overnight stay — or plane ticket — might consider the following pilgrimage sites, all within a few hours’ drive from the Twin Cities.

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Online Catholic women’s ministry has strong local ties

Online Catholic women’s ministry has strong local ties

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘Blessed is she who believes’

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Pope asks council for evangelization to oversee Catholic shrines

Pope asks council for evangelization to oversee Catholic shrines

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Highlighting Catholic shrines’ potential to strengthen the faith of Catholics and draw people to Christianity, Pope Francis transferred responsibility for coordinating the activity of shrines to the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization.

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Priest: Catholics can encounter Jesus in their own ‘Upper Room’

Priest: Catholics can encounter Jesus in their own ‘Upper Room’

| Mark Zimmermann | April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Places in the Bible can seem distant and remote, separated from us by thousands of miles and years.

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Silent retreats can help form daily prayer habits

Silent retreats can help form daily prayer habits

| Sarah Moon | April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2013, Jim Reinhardt built a cabin in western Wisconsin to have an office space near southeast Minnesota, where he often works with clients who’ve been injured on a job. But Reinhardt, who attends Holy Family in St. Louis Park, also shares the cabin with family and friends, and uses it to spend quiet time with God.

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