Rogue in Rome

*Due to slow internet I will post pictures later! Pilgrimage Days 16, 17, and 18 Day 16 – June 18, 2016 This morning I woke early and had breakfast prepared by the Sisters and set out by 9am to explore. Where I am staying is only 500 meters from the Colosseum, so it is a […]

Par Marie à Jésus

Pilgrimage Days 7, 8, and 9 Day 7 – June 9, 2016 Today was a long transfer through the breathtaking Pyrenees, the mountain chain separating Spain from France. Conveniently at the beginning of the hours-long bus trip I was hit with a pretty strong bout of carsickness so one of the Friars offered to switch […]

With you is the source of life

“You who have been redeemed, consider who it is who hangs on the cross for you, whose death gives life to the dead, whose passing is mourned by heaven and earth, while even the hard stones are split. Consider how great he is; consider what he is. In order that the Church might be formed […]

The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Placed in the Sepulcher

The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Placed in the Sepulcher. Now in the place where he had been crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had yet been buried. So they laid Jesus there. Jn 19:41-42 For you will not leave my soul among the dead, nor […]

The Thirteenth Station: Jesus Is Taken Down from the Cross

The Thirteenth Station: Jesus Is Taken Down from the Cross. Now since it was preparation day, in order that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath, for the sabbath day of that week was a solemn one, the Jews asked Pilate that their legs be broken and they be taken down. So the […]

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies Upon the Cross

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies Upon the Cross. And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself. Jn 12:32 It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the temple […]

The Eleventh Station: Jesus is Nailed to the Cross

The Eleventh Station: Jesus is Nailed to the Cross. When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him and the criminals there, one on his right, the other on his left. Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do.” Lk 23:33-34 But he was pierced for our sins, […]