Posts Tagged ‘indulgence’

The Pilgrim Journey of Mercy

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

All of us know how important symbols are. In this season leading up to Christmas, we are surrounded by visible, audible, tangible signs of Christmas. Decorations, lights and songs surround us. We spend time finding gifts to give as visible signs of our love for others. So too does the Church use signs and symbols, […] [Read more]

Padre Pio and Our Spiritual Journey to Holiness

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

One of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Italy today is San Giovanni Rotondo where, for 50 years, Padre Pio, now Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, was dedicated to a ministry of healing, both body and spirit.  Consumed by a longing to care for souls, he spent many hours each day hearing confessions and praying.  He […] [Read more]