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New Pilgrimage & Travel Supplement highlights adventure, faith journeys

Pilgrimage.

The word evokes visions of a journey to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion. But, in God, all places are sacred, and devotion takes many forms. Whether it’s a day trip to a nearby shrine or a dream journey fulfilled, finding Christ is an everyday opportunity.
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

RCIA candidates share faith journey toward full initiation
“It changed my life forever,” Gloria Walker said about a turning point in her faith journey. More ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
One doesn't have to travel far to experience the grace of pilgrimage
For many Catholics, the word pilgrimage calls to mind the extraordinary spiritual experience of walking in the footsteps of Christ in the Holy Land or traveling to Rome to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. More ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Vastness of Serengeti a lesson in simplicity, humbleness
It had been a long, wonderful but exhausting day, and another one lay ahead with an early wake-up call. Yet at 11:30 p.m., I was wide awake – too frightened to sleep. More ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Local photojournalist encourages travelers to combine faith, adventure
Jeff Bruno foresees the need for a new genre of pilgrimage, which he calls “Catholic adventure.” And as a longtime Catholic photojournalist, he should know. More ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Diocesan Oberammergau pilgrimage planned for June 2020
Walking directly into the last days of the life of Christ isn’t an everyday experience. But it does happen every 10 years in the tiny Bavarian village of Oberammergau when the entire population of 2,000 faithfully recreates the Savior’s Passion, Death and Resurrection and invites the world to join them in witness. More ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Parishes around Diocese plan pilgrimages
Parishes in all four counties of the Diocese have excursions set for 2019-2020. From France and Germany to Portugal and Spain, faith-filled travel awaits.  More ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
El Salvador, Guatemala pilgrimage sheds light on lives of missionaries
When you ask Father Peter James Alindogan about his recent pilgrimage in El Salvador and Guatemala, he is quick to share about the experience being transformative. More ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Deacon reflects on evangelization of history
This past January, I was fortunate to participate in a 12-day pilgrimage sponsored and led by Maryknoll missionaries to Guatemala and El Salvador. More ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Book Review: Roman 'holiday' a journey through history, art, faith

Anyone who’s ever thought of changing lanes smack-dab in the middle of the busyness of life, take heart: You can veer off the road quite successfully.

In fact, it may lead you on a journey – both physical and spiritual – across the globe.

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Sunday, March 24, 2019
Exhibit documents story of the Diocese of Trenton

Pope Francis’ description of the Church as “a pilgrim in time” was brought to life for the Church in New Jersey during a recent exhibit in the Aquinas Institute, Princeton.

 
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Wednesday, February 6, 2019



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