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Travel & Pilgrimage
June 28, 2022
The Catholic Herald
The Catholic Herald interviews esteemed writer Joanna Bogle on her ideal pilgrimage
June 10, 2022
James Jeffrey
What to expect on the Catholic Herald Vigo to Santiago pilgrimage (20th to 27th July) and how to join our pilgrim band.
May 27, 2022
Michael White
In Oberammergau, the other week, an entire Bavarian village geared up for the opening of this year’s Passion Play.
May 27, 2022
The Catholic Herald
Where would you go?  To Skellig Michael. I went there in 1989 after my mother died and I had become rather agitated about my Irish identity because I had parked it with my mother. We started having holidays in the Gaeltacht; that year I got a boat to Skellig Michael and went to the monastery
April 29, 2022
James Jeffrey
In baking heat on arid land, James Jeffrey walks the 620-mile Via de la Plata from Seville to Santiago de Compostela
April 29, 2022
The Catholic Herald
Literary critic & writer
March 30, 2022
The Catholic Herald
Where would you go?  Venice. You can buy a ticket which will get you into 14 churches and it includes a map. Some of the 14 churches are well-known but others are slightly off the beaten track, so if you try and visit the 14 churches in three days you’ll get to go to places
March 01, 2022
Ferdie Rous
Ferdie Rous visits the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Montligeon in Normandy in search of solace
February 28, 2022
The Catholic Herald
Where would you go?  I would go to Much Wenlock and Wenlock Abbey because it is the site of Saint Milburga, who was an eighth-century abbess from south Shropshire. She created Wenlock Abbey and she was patron of south Shropshire and lepers. She also has a very special relationship with birds. There were pilgrimages to
January 27, 2022
The Catholic Herald
Where would you go?  I’ve done the Camino to Santiago and I’ve always wanted to go to Rome (the Via Francigena). I’d been vaguely thinking next year would be good because it’s the 900th anniversary of the Priory of the Hospital of Saint Bartholomew, which is said to have been founded by Rahere, reputedly the
January 27, 2022
Mark Jenkins
After a period of turmoil, Mark Jenkins heads to the Holy Mountain on a quest for knowledge
January 27, 2022
Tom Westcott
Iraqi Catholics are braving all manner of dangers to keep alive one of the oldest churches on earth
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