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Holy Week in Seville

El Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday) Today is the day I finally saw Seville’s Holy Week in action. I had spent 22 hours just traveling here, having gotten up at 4:45 a.m. yesterday on the other side of the Atlantic. Then, after a much-needed…

Mother Cabrini Shrine

Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini is one of many saints whose lives show that God often makes miracles using the weakest of instruments. Born in Lombardy, Italy, in 1850, little Francesca was such a fragile and tiny baby that she was…

Experience Rome

One of the highlights of Catholic Digest’s Shrines of Italy and Shroud of Turin pilgrimage is, of course, the audience with the pope in Rome. St. Peter’s Basilica is the heart of the Church. It is packed with history, art, and stunning…