02 Oct

Pilgrimage Update: Catholic Shrines of Japan with Fr. Jerry Orbos, SVD

Fr. Jerry Orbos, S.V.D., recently led our pilgrimage group to discover the history and faith of Catholic Japan. The pilgrimage begun with a Mass at Tabira Church in Hirado, where Christianity entered Japan in the mid 1500s. "We are pilgrims,...

28 Sep

Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz | Pilgrimage Update: Catholic Japan with Fr. Jerry Orbos

Today is the Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila and his Companion Martyrs. Ruiz was a scribe and member of a rosary confraternity in Binondo in the 17th century. He left Manila to escape trumped-up charges against him along...

23 Sep

Happy Feast of St. Pio.

On September 23, we celebrate the Feast of St. Pio Pietrelcina, or Padre Pio, as he is known worldwide. Padre Pio was a man who bore numerous sufferings and trials throughout his life with great patience, seeing in them a...

19 Sep

Bro. Bo Sanchez invites you to Receive Your Miracle!

I know a lot of people who travel often. I know a lot of people who take lots of holidays and vacations in different parts of the world Hong Kong, Bangkok, US, Europe but they never consider taking a holy...

08 Sep

Happy Birthday Mama Mary

Why is the birthday of our Lady so special, and what can we all learn from this special event? In a single liturgical year in the Catholic Church, there are feasts for nearly every aspect of Mary's life; her Queenship,...

11 Aug

A Pilgrim’s Journey

What makes a tour different from a pilgrimage? Just recently, Lourdes Policarpio was faced with a dilemma. "When I was considering going to Spain and Portugal, I pondered: on a tour or a pilgrimage? I am glad now that I...

07 Aug

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land by Fr. Vis Chua, SJ

Fr. Vis Chua, SJ and his sister, Yvonne Chua-Lih joined a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Fr. Manny Cruz last April 1, 2016. Here is a diary of their travel, including pictures, which we would like to share with...

05 Aug

My Holy Land Pilgrimage

by Macky Madlangbayan Going on a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land was a dream come true for me. I'm sure most of us have bucket lists or to-do lists and most Catholics have "Go on a Pilgrimage to Israel" on...

03 Aug

An Unforgettable Holy Land Experience

[video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://pilgrimage.ph/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/The-Land-Where-Jesus-Walked.mp4"][/video] Mr. Ronald Tan joined our Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Fr. Jerry Orbos, SVD last March 7, 2016. He created a video diary of their unforgettable pilgrimage experience which his co-pilgrims call "a work of...

02 Aug

Immaculate Mary, your praises we sing! — A Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On  December 8, when the whole Church celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Mother, my mind goes back to my first visit to the beautiful shrine of Lourdes tucked in the Pyrenees Mountains on the French-Spanish border....

01 Aug

What makes a Pilgrim?

Travelling is something we do. Or at least would like to.  The majority of people who travel do it for business. A good percentage does it for pleasure. But how many of us travel and after that attest that we...

28 Jul

Happy Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola! Ad majorem Dei gloriam.

Happy Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola On July 31, the Universal Church marks the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola. The Spanish saint is known for founding the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits, as well...

23 Mar

Lenten Fasting Advice from Pope Francis

I recommend the following as better fasting during this Lent: • Fast on offensive words and transmit only sweet and tender words• Fast on dissatisfaction and fill yourself with gratitude. • Fast on anger and fill yourself with meekness and...

02 Feb

Pilgrimages for 2017

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.” ~ Psalm 84:5 A pilgrimage is a spiritual ...

02 Feb

Immaculate Mary, your praises we sing! — A Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

On December 8, when the whole Church celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Mother,...