CTJ Podcast, Episode 6: Rebekah Goes to Chimayo During Holy Week

http://traffic.libsyn.com/catholictraveljournal/ctj6.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSShow notes: Happy Easter! Attending Easter Vigil with four kids You got home at WHAT time? Home Update Snakes! Mold! Hillaire Beloc’s Path to Rome Some people plan for long trips. Not him. Singing scandalous music Cursing small towns and carnivals Holy Week pilgrimage to Chimayo Walked at night ... Read More

CTJ Podcast, Episode 5: Sarah Vabulas in Rome, Greece, and Turkey; Holy Week

http://traffic.libsyn.com/catholictraveljournal/ctjep5.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSShow Notes: Happy Fig Monday – Jesus cursed the fig tree, so … eat figgy pudding! We’ve moved!   Short sleeves and dinner in the yard one day, snow and ice the next. Gotta love Colorado weather! We have half a house Great back yard Holy Week Pilgrimage in ... Read More

This is not an episode

http://traffic.libsyn.com/catholictraveljournal/CTJep4-5.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHi Everyone, In a moment of insanity we thought we could move to a new home in a different city with ten kids two days after our podcast was supposed to air this week. Reality, and a mountain of boxes, prevailed so we are holding off releasing our next ... Read More

CTJ Podcast, Episode 4: Steve Nelson Goes to Rome with Father Roderick

http://traffic.libsyn.com/catholictraveljournal/CTJep4.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSShow Notes “We had to sleep in the sacristy! – Steve Nelson” Happy Laetare Sunday! The shrine of Our Lady of Hope (La Macarena) in Seville Hilaire Beloc’s Path to Rome Burned Wine Military service Cigars Oh yeah, a pilgrimage to Rome on foot Steve Nelson from the Catholic ... Read More

CTJ Podcast, Episode 3: The Shrine of Liseux

http://traffic.libsyn.com/catholictraveljournal/CTJep3.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSShow Notes It’s okay to be a tourist while you’re a pilgrim. God shows you things. – Tami Kiser Happy Feast of St. Gabriel and the Annunciation (tomorrow) The largest Catholic church in the Middle East is? Visiting the Stations of the Cross at San Luis Rey The miraculous ... Read More

CTJ Podcast, Episode 2: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Pilgrimage Interview with Fr. Jay Finelli, the iPadre

http://traffic.libsyn.com/catholictraveljournal/CTJep2.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSInterview today with Fr. Jay Finelli, the iPadre   Show Notes Happy St. Patrick’s Day! What we had for dinner and dessert. Yum! Irish pilgrimage sites Lough Derg and the Ironman Pilgrimage Croagh Patrick – the pilgrimage up a very short mountain [Best_Wordpress_Gallery gallery_type=”image_browser” theme_id=”2″ gallery_id=”1″ sort_by=”order” image_browser_width=”800″ image_browser_title_enable=”1″ ... Read More

CTJ Podcast, Episode 1: Welcome to the Catholic Travel Journal Podcast

http://traffic.libsyn.com/catholictraveljournal/CTJep1.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSEpisode Summary: What we’re doing to prepare for the Pilgrimage. We bought new shoes! Why Chartres is a place of pilgrimage – a rare relic! People of note who have gone on pilgrimages to Chartres. The pilgrimage seems shrouded in mystery, unless you’re looking for new age stuff. Details ... Read More
Have You Visited the Faithful Traveler?

Have You Visited the Faithful Traveler?

We don’t have EWTN. I know, it is kind of a strange thing to admit but it’s true. We actually don’t have any cable service so we don’t get all the garbage either. Unfortunately, this meant that we didn’t find out ahead of time about the Faithful Traveler trip to the Holy Land special airing ... Read More
The Sordevolo Passion Play Happens Once Every Five Years

The Sordevolo Passion Play Happens Once Every Five Years

These are only a few numbers to give an idea of this grand show, the Passion Play of Sordevolo, the greatest coral show in Italy. An impressive Sacred play that from 1816 to the present day brings whole of the inhabitants of Sordevolo together. The village of Sordevolo has 1300 inhabitants and is found at the foot of the Alps which frames the Province of Biella.
Pilgrimage: Day 53: St. Agnes

Pilgrimage: Day 53: St. Agnes

January 21, 2014: the feast of St. Agnes. Way back in 1984 or so, I chose St. Agnes as my Confirmation saint (or did she choose me?). I had read about her in a book in my school’s library, and was struck by her courage, and her love for God. I wanted to be like ... Read More