Category Archives: Places of Pilgrimage

Catholic Roundup 106- Saint Kateri


On October 21, Pope Benedict the XVI will canonize Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha and a number of other saints in Rome.  Kateri Tekadwitha will be the first North American Native to be declared a saint. In this episode I welcome the return of George Leite and the Catholic Rockers Podcast after a 2 year hiatus. Paul […]

Catholic Roundup 82- CNMC Wrapup


In this show we give our impressions about the Catholic New Media Celebration in Boston earlier this month. My take on CNMC: There is a welcome move toward professionalization of Catholic media.  We need high quality, engaging media– not boring media.  However, it is important not to discredit or diminish the value of the work done […]

Family Vacation as Pilgrimage

Last year one of the highlights of our family driving vacation to Boston was stopping at the the Shrine to Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine in Fonda NY when we did not know it existed. You can hear more about that visit onCatholic New Media Roundup Episode 2 from last July. This year we are spending […]