Pilgrim Prayer

We thank you God for the gifts of memory, understanding and will. May the memory of the righteous ones who have trod this path before us encourage us to act for the justice of your Reign. May the contemplation of people and places desecrated by sin bring us to understanding. May the understanding of...

Pilgrimage as a Social Justice Practice

Why is the ancient practice of pilgrimage enjoying new popularity? Recently I was invited to speak at a colloquium breaking open the Lineamenta for the 2012 Synod of Bishops on the new evangelization. I was given the topic Bringing Forth Treasures Both Old and New which prompted me to reflect on the ‘old treasure’...