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Saxum, a peace project

Inspired by Saint Josemaria Escriva and Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, Saxum will help pilgrims to the Holy Land to enter into the life of Christ so that "we can close our eyes and contemplate his life, watching it like a movie". The Saxum project is a [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Conversion, Gospel, Holy Land, In the footprints of our Faith

Footprints of our faith collection

The completed collection of Footprints of our Faith in epub format “to come close to our Lord through the pages of the Holy Gospel, I always recommend you to try and get inside each scene and take part in it like another of the people [...]
Tags: Gospel, Faith, Following Christ, Holy Land

Mount Tabor: Basilica of the Transfiguration

In the Footprints of our Faith From the earliest times the fertile Esdraelon plain in Galilee has been criss-crossed by paths and caravan trails. Travellers coming down from Mesopotamia and Syria, after following the shoreline of Lake Gennesareth, struck westwards across the plain towards the Mediterranean [...]
Tags: Faith, Holy Land, In the footprints of our Faith

Capernaum, the town of Jesus

In the Footprints of our Faith Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee; and leaving Nazareth he went and dwelt in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah [...]
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The Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven

In the Footprints of our Faith Download pdf format for printing (A4) “‘Mary has been taken up to heaven by God in body and soul, and the angels rejoice.’ Joy overtakes both angels and men. Why is it that we feel today this intimate delight, with our [...]
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On seeing the city he wept over it

In the Footprints of our Faith An inexhaustible source of life is the Passion of Jesus. Sometimes we renew the joyous impulse that took our Lord to Jerusalem. Other times, the pain of the agony which ended on Calvary... Or the glory of his triumph over [...]
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Pope to Presidents of Israel and Palestine: Peace takes more courage than war

Video. (Rome Reports) It was a meeting where politics was set aside, and priority was given to prayer. Pope Francis invited the Presidents of Israel and Palestine to pray for peace. Each president arrived separately and the Pope personally greeted each one of them. [...]
Tags: Faith, Church, Prayer, Peace, God, Rome, Holy Land, Pope Francis

Pope summarizes his trip to the Holy Land during General Audience

Video. (Rome Reports) During his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis recalled his apostolic visit to the Holy Land. He thanked the local authorities for their welcome, the Franciscans for their work in looking after the Holy Places, and he asked for prayers for peace. Talking about [...]
Tags: Ecumenical dialogue, Peace, Unity, trips, Holy Land, Pope Francis

Ein Karem, birthplace of John the Baptist

In the Footprints of our Faith Ein Karem is a little village about six kilometers west of the Old City of Jerusalem, on the outskirts of present-day Jerusalem. Its buildings, in light-colored stone, seem rooted in the leafy hillsides, where groves of pines and cypresses alternate [...]
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Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew embrace, call for greater unity

Video. (Rome Reports) Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew embraced each other at the entrance to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. They walked into the basilica that encompasses the Calvary and the Tomb of Jesus. The two spiritual leaders of over 1.5 billion Christians [...]
Tags: Ecumenical dialogue, Pope, Peace, Unity, Pope Paul VI, Holy Land, Pope Francis