The Pilgrim's Journey

Real Catholics Love February

Richard SontagLast Updated: February 12th, 2016New Evangelization, Spiritual Reflections, Uncategorized

(Aleteia – Tom Hoopes) I was lecturing rhapsodically about beauty’s power to pierce the defensive shell of today’s world last week when I noticed that my students were having none of it. I stopped and said, “Wait. What’s wrong? Is this not making sense?” In response, one of the glum, bundled Catholic students in my … Read More

Pope Calls for Concrete Acts of Mercy this Lent

Richard SontagLast Updated: February 12th, 2016Church News, New Evangelization, Pope Francis, Spiritual Reflections, Uncategorized

(CNA/EWTN News).- In his 2016 Lenten message, Pope Francis called the faithful to place special emphasis on the spiritual and corporal works of mercy this Lent, taking into account the current Jubilee Year of Mercy. “God’s mercy transforms human hearts; it enables us, through the experience of a faithful love, to become merciful in turn,” … Read More

Pope Francis’s Christmas message: full text

Richard SontagLast Updated: December 28th, 2015Uncategorized

Dear brothers and sisters, Happy Christmas! Christ is born for us, let us rejoice in the day of our salvation! Let us open our hearts to receive the grace of this day, which is Christ himself. Jesus is the radiant “day” which has dawned on the horizon of humanity. A day of mercy, in which … Read More

Catholic NFL Player Who Refused to Meet Obama Will Headline March for Life

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 13th, 2020Uncategorized

(LifeNews) A former NFL football player for the Baltimore Ravens, who once refused to meet President Barack Obama because he;s pro-abortion, will headline this year’s March for Life. The March for Life is an annual event with more than half a million people going to the nation’s capital to memorialized the 57 million unborn babies … Read More