The Pilgrim's Journey

Hidden Spiritual Gem in Rome Reminds Us to Embrace Our Crosses

Stephanie EngelmanLast Updated: June 29th, 2017Italy, Spiritual Reflections

Near the catacombs in Rome, walking along the Appian Way, you’re likely to stumble upon a hidden spiritual gem – the Chiesa del Domine Quo Vadis, or the Church of “Lord, Where Are You Going?”. While the architecture is relatively unassuming, the message: “Lord, where are you going?” speaks loud and clear to those who … Read More

Saint Anthony of Padua

Project ManagerLast Updated: May 15th, 2017Italy

St. Anthony of Padua was baptized “Ferdinand” in Lisbon, Portugal. When he was only fifteen years old, Ferdinand joined the Augustinians. He completed his formation at the abbey in Coimbra, where he was ordained a priest at the age of 25. During his time in Coimbra, he met some Franciscan friars and was drawn to … Read More