The Pilgrim's Journey

The Priest’s Own Lent: Prayer, fasting, almsgiving for the good of the faithful

R RLast Updated: February 12th, 2015Spiritual Reflections

(The Priest, OSV)  The most significant annual opportunities for spiritual attention and renewal for Christians naturally correspond to the busiest and most hectic times of year for the Church’s ministers, who labor to provide the faithful with the spiritual resources they need to respond more fully to God’s call to holiness and conversion. Lent is … Read More

Foul play suspected in priest’s death

R RLast Updated: September 24th, 2014Church News, Uncategorized, World News

(news.va) Chilpancingo – The Attorney General of Guerrero state, Mexico, has opened an investigation into the death of the parish priest of Arcelia, Father José Acuña Asención Osorio, whose body was found in the river Balsas. The priest had been missing since Sunday September 21, leaving the faithful who were waiting for mass astonished. The … Read More

Jesuits working to free abducted priest in Afghanistan

R RLast Updated: July 28th, 2015World News

(CNA/EWTN News).- More than a month after the kidnapping of Fr. Alexis Prem Kumar, S.J. near the Afghan city of Herat, his order continues to advocate for his release. “During this painful time, we have worked quietly to resolve this difficult situation. We have been in close contact with the Afghan authorities and the Indian … Read More