Posts Tagged ‘rome’

Day Five! Paris & Rome

It just doesn’t seem possible that we hit Europe’s two biggest cities on the same day – what a dream. Saturday morning, we got ourselves all packed and then headed to our last Paris stop, Sacre Coeur (Sacred Heart Basilica). We arose early because we heard the church was stunning just after sunrise. Boy was…

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Christian Rome! Day six.

Folks, another big day in Roma: St. Paul Outside the WallsCatacombsSt. John LateranHoly StepsSunday blessing and AngelusMass in Italianand Santa Croce (a trip by myself) Enjoy the photos. We are off to Assisi tomorrow and then Kathryn joins me on Tuesday for our trip to Paris. Please keep her in your prayers for her safe…

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The Glory of Rome! Day four.

For all you fans of the movie Gladiator, you know about the glory of Rome. Today we visited the Forum and Coloseo and many other sites. Lots of walking! I wish I had that pedometer to know how many miles we walked. We started the day with Mass at Santa Maria Maggiore. What a beautiful…

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Surprise!

Once our tour of the Vatican was finished, Bishop Aymond and I headed out for some shopping! We were on a mission. He was looking for “bishop stuff” and I was just tagging along. We also had another idea – travel to the Vatican photo shop and find the photos from the general audience. Many…

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Vatican Museum

As you read in my earlier post, you know how excited I was to have Mass this morning at the tomb of St. Peter. Well, Jesus was present today in the Eucharist and He allowed me to slow down for just about 30 minutes and enjoy some time with him. What a great start to…

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