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
Original text written by Natalie Hoefer for the August 5th issue of the Criterion. Members of the archdiocese are invited to join Msgr. William F. Stumpf, vicar general, on an 11-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land coordinated by Tekton Ministries on Jan. 23 through Feb. 2, 2017. The pilgrimage to this region, the birthplace of … Read More
This article is written by the senior vice president of Marian University, Daniel Conway. His published reflection, entitled “A perfect pilgrimage to the Holy Land”, follows. 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 … Read More
(WSJ, By Nicolas Parasie) For the 74-year-old pastor from Hawaii, his trip to Israel was the culmination of a lifelong dream. But the route’s end—at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem—was so packed with other pilgrims that he and his flock turned back. “On the way of the cross, Jesus … Read More
Holy Land Christians and the Franciscans of the Holy Land joined together to joyfully celebrate Palm Sunday with a very large pilgrimage. Palm Sunday opened Holy Week in the Holy Land and throughout the Roman Catholic world as Catholics commemorate the entrance of Jesus Christ into the Holy City (Jerusalem). Here is more from the … Read More