The Pilgrim's Journey

The restoration of the Santa Maria Antiqua

Richard SontagLast Updated: June 8th, 2016Uncategorized

( Aleteia ) For 1200 years the Roman Forum thrived as the legislative, religious and administrative nerve center of Rome. From the little kingdom founded in 753 BC to the SPQR of the Roman Republic to the mighty Empire, the little open area grew from marketplace to city center to hub of the world. But … Read More

Year of Mercy in Rome

Richard SontagLast Updated: May 9th, 2016Uncategorized

(CNA/EWTN News) While Rome is always a popular destination for tourists, with millions of visitors annually, the Eternal City this year will be swarming with even more sightseers who want to make a pilgrimage to the city’s Holy Doors for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. The Holy Year, which takes place Dec. 8, 2015-Nov. 20, … Read More

8 questions about the Jubilee of Mercy you might be asking [English-language video]

Richard SontagLast Updated: September 18th, 2018Uncategorized

(RomeReports) A Holy Year is one of the most important times in the Catholic Church. But since they typically happen just once every quarter century, they’re often misunderstood. Given that this year’s Jubilee of Mercy is an extraordinary one, it’s even more confusing. Here are answers to some of the most common questions about the … Read More