The Pilgrim's Journey

A Time for Renewing Faith, Hope, & Love

Andrea JoinesLast Updated: March 10th, 2021Church News, News, Pope Francis

In a bulletin sent out on February 12 in preparation for the upcoming liturgical season, Pope Francis invites us all to a time of renewal this Lent. In his 2021 Lenten Message, entitled “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem” (Mt 20:18), the Holy Father calls Lent “a time for renewing faith, hope, and love.” … Read More

The Church’s Response to Medjugorje Apparitions – Updated Timeline

Ann VucicLast Updated: September 11th, 2020Church News, Medjugorje, Pope Francis

Timeline of the Church’s response to Medjugorje 1981: Apparitions of Medjugorje begin 1984: Local bishop, diocese of Mostar forms a commission to investigate the events in Medjugorje. 1986: Bishop submits a negative decision about Medjugorje to the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith (CDF), which at the time was led by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (later, … Read More