Tag Archives: #Assisi

Following the Good Road

Go forth in peace, for you have followed the good road. Go forth without fear, for he who created you has made you holy, has always protected you, and loves you as a mother. Blessed be you, my God, for … Continue reading

Posted in #Consolation, #Miracles, #prayer, #Saints, #Travel, Catholic, Christian, Faith, Ignatian, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shine the Light

I spent a good chunk of time praying in Assisi before this cross.  We have a replica in the chapel of my parish.  I quietly slipped into that prayer space today after mass and let myself be transported in time, … Continue reading

Posted in #Consolation, #prayer, #Travel, Catholic, Christian, Faith, Ignatian, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Pax et Bonum

Peace and goodness be with you! The Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi makes my heart sing. The pilgrimage I took in 2014 marked me.  The pieces of the puzzle began to fall further into place during the journey … Continue reading

Posted in #Miracles, #prayer, #Saints, #Travel, #YearofMercy, Catholic, Christian, Faith, Ignatian, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

St. Suzanne?

Some moments in this adventure are a bit more surreal than others. I met for two hours with a funeral director today to gather information to begin to make decisions about my funeral and burial. We reviewed cremation, burial and … Continue reading

Posted in #Miracles, #prayer, #Saints, #YearofMercy, Catholic, Christian, Faith, Ignatian, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Feast of Francis

Fourteen months ago I arrived here at the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi, Italy at sunset. To say I fell in love with it upon sight is a bit of an understatement. I stood looking at it, marveling at … Continue reading

Posted in #prayer, #Saints, #Travel, Catholic, Christian, Faith, Ignatian, Spirituality | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Bigger Footsteps

On my pilgrimage last summer, I fell in love with Assisi. I had some mystical moments there that have remained with me. When I mentioned this to a friend of mine who was visiting from the United States, she told … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

From the Ashes

Today is Ash Wednesday, the day when we remember that we have come from ashes and to ashes we will eventually return. I begin this Lenten journey deeply aware of this humbling fact. Tonight as I got ashed, I felt … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments