Tag: Pilgrimage

Awake: Spiritual Warfare – Pushing Back the Darkness

Registration for Avila Summit 2019: Awake is officially open to the public. The Summit will be held this coming July 12-14 at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, AL, and will be your chance to join together as an Avila family and be inspired.

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A Matter of Life and Death: What Meditation is! From St Teresa of Avila

I Was Born For You

What is Teresa of Avila’s most famous poem in Avila? Find out when Teresa Tomeo reflects on a recent pilgrimage to Avila and what St. Teresa taught her.

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Why Are Pilgrimages Important?

Why are pilgrimages important? This post answers that question in light of the Catholic perspective on them and encourages you to consider taking one.

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Celebrating the Ruins of A King

What does the story of the beheading of St. John the Baptist have to do with us today? Diana von Glahn, The Faithful Traveler, reflects on the memorial which the Church celebrates today and her travel to the site in Jordan which marks this spot.

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Saint Maria Goretti

When I was a young girl, my mother would often tell us stories of the saints. I loved it, and today’s saint, St. Maria Goretti,

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Inside the Holy Sepulchre

Editor’s Note:  Today, it gives us great pleasure to introduce to you, Mr. David Torkington.  David is an English theologian who specializes in Prayer, Christian

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Why We Need Lourdes

Why do we need Lourdes? Of all of the Marian shrines in the world, Notre Dame de Lourdes in France is most associated with healing. Bernadette Soubirous

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