Saint Peter’s Basilica is the world’s largest church. While it is packed with thousands of tourists each day, there is a quiet place available for prayer.
It should be no surprise, but Saint Peter’s Basilica has mass throughout the day.
The Jordan Tourism Board invited me on a press trip to this amazing country. I loved it so much that I brought a group of 20 people to Jordan a few months later. Here are some pictures and first impressions from the press trip.
I traveled to the Holy Land for the first time in March of 2015. This is what I packed, and updated with what I actually used.
When I first heard of the Patrons program for the Vatican Museums, my initial thought was that it was not for me. A ‘patron’ is someone with lots of money. I didn’t even look into it. Then one day I stumbled across their website and clicked through just to see what it was all about. […]
Those words never sounded so great! So much to process over the last few days. So little time to think. Trying to soak it all in and live in the moment, but also trying to share our journey with you.
Traveling with Lino Rulli has many perks. On this trip, one of those perks was getting us to the Our Lady of Guadalupe parish church in the suburbs of Rome to hopefully see his boss, Cardinal Dolan, one last time before voting begins. We had no plans to attend the Mass, as we had our […]
My generation, for the most part, holds tight to Saint John Paul II as being their pope. I’ve heard many go on to say that John Paul II taught them to love the faith, and Benedict XVI taught them to live the faith. I have felt the same way for several years. Over the last […]
Dead bodies on display, incorruptible heads, and severed hands. These are some of Catholicism’s coolest relics.
This post was written in 2011. Not much has changed, but I’ve updated it slightly for 2017. For the last few years, I’ve noticed a trend with people giving up social media for Lent, with the argument that we should interact with our family and friends in real life… Personally, I think that reasoning is […]
This was my first experience of the nighttime opening of the Vatican Museums. It did not disappoint!