People were very generous to the walking pilgrims. Instead of receiving and giving, King David starts taking. The sinful woman is generous because she realizes how generous God has been to her. This Year of Mercy start receiving and giving. [AUDIO]
Bandana Color: Purple and Yellow Departure: Holy Trinity Parish Church, Oconto, WI Arrival: Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, Champion, WI Total Distance: 55 miles (88.6 km) Total Time: 5 days (Monday-Friday)
This spring my parish just completed our fourth consecutive walking pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help. It’s the only approved Marian apparition site in North America, and it happens to be a convenient 55 miles from my parishes. It shocked and surprised people when I first told them I wanted to walk to the shrine. Americans simply …
5 Days, 13 walkers, 58 miles — another successful walking pilgrimage! We found that forming community was hard work. Only the Holy Trinity forms community easily because God is not afraid to give. The family images the Trinity, and so does the parish. These lead us to realize that we are welcomed into the Heavenly family of God himself. Do not be afraid to give; the Father gives so much more in return.
Faith is a journey from where we are, to where God wants us to be. The story of Naaman the Syrian is one example of the journey of faith. He was seeking only for a physical healing, but through his journey he found faith in the Lord God. Human life is a journey towards God, a journey towards glory, and we do not walk this journey alone but Jesus Christ walks with us.
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Walking by Faith on the Pilgrimage of Life (9:41) Ordinary Time, 11th Sunday. God invites us to trust in Him instead of in ourselves. This is what it means to “walk by faith.” This is what we experienced on the walking pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help. Our life too is a pilgrimage towards God. We …
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | How to SubscribeAll we need is Jesus; leave your Baggage in the Tomb (10:10) Easter, 3rd Sunday. On our pilgrimage through life, we drag all kinds of baggage around with us. But the physical “stuff” is nothing compared to the spiritual baggage that we carry around …
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