For 250 years, a ladder has stood almost unmoved, a symbol of division and the aspiration for healing.
If you were blessed to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, what would you want to do, and where would you want to go? How would you walk in the footsteps of Christ? Perhaps, you’d like to stand beside the River Jordan and gather water from the river where John baptized Christ. Maybe you’d … Read More
This is the seventh in a series of 10 video reflections by Archbishop Tobin on his Catholic Holy Land pilgrimage with faithful from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Please make sure to like and share his story so others can be inspired as well. [embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylznhl8ihOU[/embedyt]
(The Zionsville Current) Jericho, in the Palestinian Territories, is best known as the city where Joshua “fit the battle” and the “walls come tumblin’ down.” Archaeologists cannot confirm that famous Biblical story, but did unearth a tower that held a world’s record for more than 5,000 years. Located in the Judean Desert, Jericho is known … Read More
March 6, 2015 (The Criterion) Reflection / Daniel Conway The next time the Archdiocese of Indianapolis advertises a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, don’t hesitate. Don’t think about it, discuss it with family and friends, or pray about it at length. Say a quick prayer to the Holy Spirit and sign up—right away! If you … Read More
This week, Archbishop Tobin writes a bit about the pilgrimage to the Holy Land in his weekly column: To view photos of his Catholic archdiocesan Holy Land pilgrimage on Pinterest, click here. Our Lenten journey, a pilgrimage of hope Archbishop Joseph W. TobinThis is the first of a series of articles I am writing for … Read More
Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin is leading an archdiocesan pilgrimage from Indianapolis to the Holy Land from February 4-15, 2015 with Tekton Ministries. Traveling with a large group of pilgrims is Natalie Hoefer of the archdiocesan staff. Tekton always encourages its pilgrims to share photos and reflections with us. Natalie, like Corey Bruns, a seminarian who recently … Read More