After 11 days on the archdiocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land, I believe that were it not for the presence of the Franciscan order as pilgrimage site custodians, the Christian presence would all but evaporate from the region.Read the rest of the story here
For centuries, the Franciscans have maintained the properties of numerous shrines, chapels and churches in the Holy Land, making them available for pilgrims to visit for veneration, prayer and spiritual renewal.
So what can we in central and southern Indiana do about the situation for our brother and sister Christians in the Holy Land?
Thursday, March 12, 2015
How Catholics in central and southern Indiana can help keep a Christian presence in the Holy Land
Posted by Archdiocese of Indianapolis at 11:20 AM