Monthly Archives: October 2010

Father Steve’s reflection: Living side by side

The Western Wall had a great impact on several priests on our pilgrimage, as you’ll see in this reflection from Father Steve Hook. – CG This entire pilgrimage was awe-inspiring, yet overwhelming. It is going to take me years to … Continue reading

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Father Ty’s reflection: An indelible impression on mind, heart and soul

The priests in the group continue to share some of their reflections on the pilgrimage. Here’s a different perspective from Father Ty Hullinger. – CG “For me, one special pilgrimage encounter was our visit to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust (Shoah) … Continue reading

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Father Peter’s reflection: ‘Saints and sinners rub shoulders in these streets’

I asked the priests in the group to share their some of their reflections on the pilgrimage. Here’s one from Third Order Regular of St. Francis Father Peter Lyons. – CG In the narrow, crowded streets of the Old City … Continue reading

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Father Augustine’s reflection: Peace beyond words

The priests in the group continue to share some of their reflections on the pilgrimage. Here’s one from Missionary of St. Paul Father Augustine Inwang. – CG As far as I am concerned, the pilgrimage that we made to the … Continue reading

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Father Paschal’s reflection: Called to spread the Word

I asked the priests in the group to share their some of their reflections on the pilgrimage. Here’s one from Benedictine Father Paschal Morlino. – CG It has taken me a couple of days to gather my thoughts and reflect … Continue reading

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Father Martin’s reflection: “The God of Surprises met me”

I asked the priests in the group to share their some of their reflections on the pilgrimage. Here’s one from Father Martin Burnham. – CG As I look back at our Holy Land Pilgrimage, I am struck by some of … Continue reading

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Safe on the ground

We have arrived back in the USA and are en route by bus from Philadelphia to Baltimore. Thanks for all your prayers.

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Evening prayer in Jaffa

Our final evening prayer was in the Church of St. Peter in Old Jaffa, where tradition says Peter healed Dorcas. Finishing with prayer was a fitting way to end this marvelous pilgrimage through the land of Christ and his disciples. … Continue reading

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Caesarea by the Sea

Father Augustine Inwang, Bishop Denis J. Madden and Father Michael Triplett walk along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea during a quick stop on the final day of the pilgrimage. St. Peter preached at Caesarea and St. Paul was imprisoned … Continue reading

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And we’re on our way … (updated)

[Corrects information in first paragraph and adds Scripture reference] By Christopher Gunty Editor@CatholicReview.org We have departed the hotel for our last day of pilgrimage. This morning takes us to Mount Carmel, where Elijah challenged Ba’al. The first reading at the … Continue reading

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