The Pilgrim's Journey

10 Powerful Weapons

Richard SontagLast Updated: April 15th, 2016Spiritual Reflections

( Aleteia )We Christians face a spiritual battle each day. The Word of God teaches us that our life on earth is a constant struggle against the Evil One, and it reminds us that we have decided to follow Christ and to be always ready to face the Devil’s blows. To make this Lent a … Read More

10 Things to Remember When Receiving Communion

Richard SontagLast Updated: December 22nd, 2015Church News, New Evangelization

(Aleteia) Churches will be crowded soon with more people heading to Mass who don’t regularly attend. We’ll all be seeing some unfamiliar faces in the pews. And I know I’ll be seeing people in the Communion line I’ve never seen before; some will be casual Christmas-and-Easter Catholics, some will be visitors from out of town. … Read More

Bishop of Ars removes Blessed Sacrament from parishes amid string of break-ins,

R RLast Updated: February 19th, 2015Church News, France

(CNA).- Bishop Pascal Roland of Belley-Ars in France has ordered that the Blessed Sacrament be removed from all chapels and churches in the diocese following a wave of sacrileges that have taken place in recent days. After numerous tabernacles were profaned and consecrated hosts were stolen, Bishop Roland issued an ordinance instructing that “the Blessed … Read More