“We could feel our hearts pounding like we could feel the closeness of Heaven,” says Eugene. Hours later, he wakes at dawn to capture an early-morning photo of the day’s first rays bouncing off the stone and steeples. “The location of our accommodation in so many of the cities we visited was literally at the...Read More
Inside a small, unassuming chapel on Rue de la Visitation in Paray-le-Monial about 20 wooden pews face a simple stone altar and a colourfully painted mural depicting the Apparition of Christ to Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque. Sitting on one of these pews, Irma De Guzman discovers a profound connection between this French town and her...Read More
Outside the towering colonnades that line the Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima, the square is awash in the light of thousands of flickering candles and the sound of pilgrims singing Ave Maria. For Jenny Chitti, the experience is profound. Here she finds herself in Portugal. Home is on the other side of the globe...Read More
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