A friar on pilgrimage kneeling before the crucifix

They arrived at 7:45 a.m., having already been to Mass and walked two miles from the Bronx. Their backpacks were the sole indicator that they had four days and 100+ miles to go to reach their destination: the National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia, in Philadelphia. We gave them…

A gentleman named Julio Guzmán came to the Feast Mass last week and lingered afterward to tell us a remarkable story. He’d moved recently, and in the process of packing up came across a memento of his maternal grandfather’s funeral. On the front was a picture of Mother Cabrini. Mr….

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