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Why is it so hard to find Catholic priests to lead pilgrimages?

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 13th, 2020Uncategorized

Catholic priests in the United States lead pilgrimages to holy sites throughout the world.  Popular pilgrimage destinations include the Holy Land, Rome and Assisi, Fatima and Lourdes, Ireland, and Greece and Turkey.  These pilgrimages are an opportunity for the priest and his fellow pilgrims to experience their faith in a less familiar place where the ordinary demands … Read More

Catholic priest who died on the Titanic could be on path to sainthood

R RLast Updated: July 14th, 2020Church News

(CNA/EWTN News).- When the Titanic began to sink on April 15, 1912, Father Thomas Byles had two opportunities to board a lifeboat. But he forewent those opportunities, according to passengers aboard the sinking ocean liner, in order to hear confessions and offer consolation and prayers with those who were trapped aboard. Now, a priest at … Read More