Category Archives: Bethlehem

Bishop Madden, priests from Baltimore visit Bethlehem University in West Bank

By Christopher Gunty editor@CatholicReview.org BETHLEHEM, West Bank – The newest building at Bethlehem University, completed in the year 2000 and appropriately called the Millennium Building, was struck by shells fired by the Israelis. Other parts of the campus were hit … 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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Shall we gather at the river?

By Christopher Gunty The Catholic Review Saturday, on the road from Jerusalem and Jericho in Israel to Petra, in Jordan, our intrepid pilgrims stopped by the Jordan River and the place where John the Baptist is believed to have baptized … Continue reading

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Christmas in October

By Christopher Gunty The Catholic Review “Silent Night” and “O, Come, All Ye Faithful” in the middle of October? Christmas carols would be liturgically inappropriate, if not for the location of our Mass this morning. We celebrated using the readings … Continue reading

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