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 … Continued
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.
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 … Continued
http://traffic.libsyn.com/wordcast/2012east3.mp3Podcast: 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 … Continued
http://traffic.libsyn.com/wordcast/2011pent.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | How to SubscribeThe Spirit moving on Pilgrimage Easter, Pentecost Sunday. Just like the wind, you cannot see the Spirit, but you can see the effects of … Continued
Quick info on the Walking Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, June 6 – June 10 PDF Brochure Pilgrimage 2011 includes the application form Facebook Page “Pilgrimage to Good Help” Facebook Event ‘Walking Pilgrimage from Oconto … Continued
Bishop David Ricken of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, made history on December 8th, 2010. He became the first bishop in the United States to formally approve an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1859, Our Lady had … Continued
VATICAN CITY, 6 NOV 2010 (VIS) – At 4.30 p.m. today Benedict XVI celebrated Mass for the Holy Year of Santiago de Compostela in the city’s Plaza de Obradoiro, so called because it once housed the workshops of the stonemasons … Continued
I’m out of the office this week, I tell people.“On vacation?”, they ask.“No, I’ll be on pilgrimage.”“All week?”“Yes. I’m walking from Oshkosh to Holy Hill. It’s a distance of 65 miles.”“What?????? You’re walking???”Yes, I am. The tradition of the pilgrimage … Continued