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8 Beautiful Shrines of Europe

Pilgrims have travelled across Europe and the world for many centuries, visiting sacred relics and the resting place of saints. Today we introduce you to some of the most beautiful
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Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

May 13th is the day we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, a very important date in the Catholic Church and the most special day at the Sanctuary.
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5 wonderful day trips from Lourdes

As well as being one of the world’s most important Marian shrines and pilgrimage destinations, Lourdes is also located in a region, the Pyrenees, of stunning natural beauty and culture.
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5 Beautiful shrines of France

Let us take you on a virtual journey to the most beautiful shrines of France, a journey of spirituality visiting the country's most special sites of Catholic devotion. LISIEUX In
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Sacred Places: Loreto, Italy

Located in the Marche region of central Italy and close to the Adriatic Coast, Loreto is a special place for Catholic pilgrimage as it is home to the Shrine of
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How is Holy Week celebrated?

Holy Week or Easter is one of the most important and sacred times of the Christian calendar as well as a meaningful time for pilgrimage for Catholics as we remember
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Things to see in Padua pilgrimage to Italy Joe Walsh Tours pilgrimages

Wonderful things to see in Padua

Home to the world’s first botanical gardens, a centre of learning as well as destination for devout pilgrims for centuries and a medieval city-state, the art city of Padua is
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10 Interesting facts about Fatima

Learn with Joe Walsh Tours 10 interesting facts about Fatima, “the city of peace” and an extraordinary place of Christian pilgrimage: 1- Fatima has a population of 10.369 inhabitants. 2
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Life of St Teresa of Avila

St Teresa of Avila, also called Teresa de Jesus and named by birth Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada, was a Spanish writer and a nun, known for being a very
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