The Pilgrim's Journey

What These College Students Did During Their Holy Land Pilgrimage Might Surprise You

Stephanie EngelmanLast Updated: September 16th, 2020Holy Land, New Evangelization

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

WSJ notes Holy Land’s surprising surge of pilgrimages

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 13th, 2020Holy Land, World News

(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

Meditation on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land by Fr. James Martin

Richard SontagLast Updated: July 13th, 2020Holy Land

(America) “It sounds so Jewish!” one woman exclaimed during our recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land. We were in the Church of the Pater Noster, outside the walls of the Old City in Jerusalem. On this spot, according to tradition (which means it could have happened anywhere nearby), Jesus taught his disciples the Our Father. … Read More