This is the final story in a series of blog posts about Verso Ministries’ upcoming trip to the Holy Land, in May 2020. In today’s post, we chat with Sam Guzman who will accompany pilgrims on the trip.
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This is the second in a series of blog posts about Verso Ministries’ upcoming trip to the Holy Land, in May 2020. In today’s post, we chat with Sam Guzman who will accompany pilgrims on the trip.
So it is fitting that the days after I write a post about, "No time, no time," I didn't have any time to write on the blog. I'm sorry to disappoint our (small, but faithful) readers.
Click through for a brief recap of days 5-7, plus some pictures!
"After all, YOVHLO (“You only visit the Holy Land once”), right?"
Today's reflection tackles the tension between seeing everything there is to see in the limited time to see it.
"Suffice it to say, I don’t think any of our pilgrims this morning knew they were going to visit the borders of Syria this afternoon. Not even the priest."
Read more in today's reflection from our Holy Land Pilgrimage.
"I am continually struck by the service and humility of a man like Flaget - a man who actively resisted where God was inviting him to serve, yet also a man whose courage pioneered the expansion of the Church into the wild west."
Read more about John Paul's pilgrimage along the Bourbon Trail in Kentucky.
"With so many reasons outside those hallways to believe that our lives are being drained of beauty, standing right there I could only marvel: 'We live in a world where people have this faith. It’s beautiful.'"
Can faith be found on earth? Read about where Lenny DeLorenzo discovered it.
"I saw them remembering who they are in the eyes of God – children. I saw the deep satisfaction they felt in settling into that identity. I saw their joy and surprise when they remembered that this was what they were made for – to play before the Father."
When's the last time you stopped for a moment to play?
Thanks to Kelley Dawson for this beautiful reminder. A reflection from her pilgrimage to Ireland.
"We didn’t miss the procession, we just had our own version."
Read more about Erica Pereira's celebration of Corpus Christi with the Little Sisters of the Poor in Santiago, Chile.
"This was sort of a rare moment for my time abroad. It was not rushed, not loud. It was a little glimpse at a big picture that could not be captured in a camera. And it was a moment to stop and be in."
Read about Duncan Campbell's experience on a sunrise hike in Scotland.