The Pilgrim's Journey

I Saw the Sign

Project ManagerLast Updated: May 22nd, 2019Camino de Santiago, Pilgrims' Stories, Upcoming Pilgrimages

This phrase brings back more than just an amazing song from my youth. They remind me of one of the most poignant and memorable aspects of walking the Camino de Santiago – seeing the signs along The Way that helped direct me on the path towards Santiago. I, like all Camino pilgrims, watched eagerly for … Read More

Packing Like a True Pilgrim

Brianna CampbellLast Updated: February 12th, 2019Pilgrims' Stories, Upcoming Pilgrimages

When preparing for a pilgrimage, packing your bag for the journey ahead can err on the side of intimidating. If you are an experienced traveler, you may be in possession of that special grace that allows you to perform this task with ease. If this your first rodeo however, don’t worry, I’m here to help. … Read More

Fatima 100th Anniversary Indulgence

Richard SontagLast Updated: December 1st, 2016Marian Shrines of Europe, Upcoming Pilgrimages

For the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal, Pope Francis has decided to grant a plenary indulgence opportunity throughout the entire anniversary year, which began Nov. 27, 2016, and will end Nov. 26, 2017. The rector of the Fatima Shrine in Portugal, André Pereira, explained to CNA that the … Read More

St. James and the Camino de Santiago

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 11th, 2016France, Upcoming Pilgrimages

St. James, Pray for Us! The last two weeks in July, the city of Santiago de Compostela celebrates its biggest festival of the year: St. James Festival or the Apostle Festival (Festas do Apóstolo). St. James is the patron saint of Santiago de Compostela but also Galicia; which means St. James Day is also Galicia … Read More

WYD 2016 in Poland? Here’s what one bishop wants you to know

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 10th, 2015Church News, Upcoming Pilgrimages, World Youth Day

(By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News).- For those pilgrims thinking about participating in World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland, Bishop Frank Caggiano has a message: It will be worth the sacrifice. The Bridgeport prelate, who is serving as World Youth Day Liason for the U.S. bishops, acknowledged that attending the global gathering in Poland next summer … Read More

College Seminarians Close Out Semester with Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

R RLast Updated: May 29th, 2019Holy Land, Upcoming Pilgrimages

Fun, education and spiritual growth are the goals being accomplished by 23 seminarians from Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary in Indianapolis while traveling with Tekton Ministries Catholic Pilgrimages to the Holy Land. There, they will spend the first 11 days of their winter break on a pilgrimage of a lifetime. “Yesterday I experienced more beauty … Read More