Holy Land

2018-03-18T16:50:32+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

My 2017 pilgrimage to the Holy Land began more as an escape than a spiritual journey. A friar at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, who is a friend, told me he was leading a 10-day pilgrimage and asked me if I was interested. I’d heard his tales of biblical places that had [...]

2018-03-18T16:50:42+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |

Does your pilgrimage packing list have these 7 helpful items? Regardless of how organized you are or how many lists you make, packing for a 10-day trip in a foreign country can be daunting. The Holy Land Franciscans’ 800 years of experience certainly enhance each Franciscan Holy Land Pilgrimage regardless of what ends up in [...]

2018-03-18T17:15:04+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |

Franciscan Holy Land Pilgrim, Anne McDonald, went on pilgrimage in September 2017, and graciously shared some of her photographs, offering some thoughts about her experience. A Pilgrimage of a Lifetime Every Catholic should have to make this pilgrimage as early as possible. It puts everything into perspective, especially the proximity of all the sites: [...]