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 second in a series of 10 video reflections by Archbishop Tobin on his Catholic pilgrimage to the Holy Land with faithful from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Please make sure to like and share his story so others can be inspired as well. Discover the Power of Pilgrimage for Yourself View Our Holy … 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
(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