The Gallup Pilgrimage Blog Documenting the Canonization of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha

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Wednesday – San Lorenzo fuori le Mura, St. Paul Outside the Walls (Gallery)
Wednesday - San Lorenzo fuori le Mura, St. Paul Outside the Walls (Gallery)
Tuesday – Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica, Old Rome, Mamertine Prison (gallery)
Tuesday - Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, Old Rome, Mamertine Prison (gallery)
Monday (article)
Monday (article)

The agenda for Monday consisted of visits to the churches of Quo Vadis, The Church of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem, St. Paul in Chains, and St. John Lateran. All of these allowed photography, and so I am very happy to feature a gallery (see Monday’s gallery post) of these gorgeous churches.   The Church […]

Monday – Holy Cross in Jerusalem, St. Mary Major, St. Paul in Chains, and St. John Lateran (gallery)
Monday - Holy Cross in Jerusalem, St. Mary Major, St. Paul in Chains, and St. John Lateran (gallery)
Quick Update
Quick Update

I wanted to apologize quickly for the lack of updates the past few days.  The internet at our hotel did not seem to like American computers, so even when a connection could be made, uploading large files often proved next to impossible. We are currently at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, on our way back […]

A Special Announcement from Bishop James S. Wall
A Special Announcement from Bishop James S. Wall
Canonization and Rome, Day 1 (Blog Post)
Canonization and Rome, Day 1 (Blog Post)

We awoke bright and early in order to depart from our hotel on time to get to the Canonization Mass. Celebrations and masses presided over by the Pope are always special, but Canonizations are particularly popular because they call for a journey of thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. Each Saint-to-be has a […]

Roma Canonization (gallery)
Roma Canonization (gallery)
Assisi, Day 2 (blog post)
Assisi, Day 2 (blog post)

Correction: earlier I had written that St. Francis was the patron Saint of animals. In fact, he is the patron saint of the environment and ecology. St. Anthony of Egypt is considered the patron of animals. Our second day in Assisi consisted mostly of tours of the inside of the Basilica de San Francesco d’Assisi […]