The Pilgrim's Journey

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 Medjugorje1981: 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, Pope … Read More

Three Great Pilgrimages of Thanksgiving – One of Which We Can All Make This Thanksgiving

Andrea JLast Updated: February 16th, 2023Spiritual Reflections

Humankind is on a continuous journey toward communion with God – a pilgrimage that will never be complete until we reach the end of our earthly lives. Within the great pilgrimage of life itself, there are numerous smaller opportunities and reasons to go on physical pilgrimage to holy sites throughout the world. While many pilgrimages … Read More