My last night in Madrid I was able to spend it watching the sunset at the Cathedral with a “Spanish” picnic. Additionally, I was able to intercededfor anyone at World Youth Day that managed to go without spilling something or makinga mess by having a full bag of Pistachios explode onto the Cathedral steps leading upto the front doors… **NOT on purpose… and was made fun of by a fellow traveler from Germany. I cleaned my mess, shot the video for the Video Blog (See above) and continued my Spanish picnic with a glass of wine with a new friend. !!!OBS inFrankfurt???!!!
The morning of my “Last Night in Madrid” as I guess I am calling it, was full of anxiety and uncertainty. Prior to coming to Madrid I had ordered a waterproof backpack that came—one day after we … Read More »
December 7th 2011 ~ The Catholic faith is universally oriented toward encountering the risen Christ on every continent of this earth, including the ‘digital continent.’ Young and old alike can take real fundamental steps toward a dialogue with the creator of the universe through and encounter with these ‘one billion Catholic stories.’ Perhaps you have always wanted to share your story of encounter with Catholicism, if that is true, then this website is the best online platform to accomplish your goal. First step, e-mail email@example.com to make it happen. Blessings
November 17th 2011 ~ Without God, nothing is possible, especially with 2 million other youth around. Hear a story of faith and trust in God from the streets of Madrid and World Youth Day 2011. Luigi from New York depicts so well what it means to be a pilgrim on journey, not only at World Youth Day, but throughout our daily living wherever we call home. May our faith increase, as we decrease. OneBillionStories.com
November 11th 2011 ~ Steve lands in Ireland. Get ready for Catholic stories from one of the old bastions of the world’s Catholics. Unfortunately, recent history has seen a slip in Catholic fidelity in this great country, but Steve’s going to help bring it back. Lift him up in prayer under the guidance and protection of St. Patrick and St. Brigid. God will provide.
September 4th 2011 ~ What more can be said? We all need to rest. We all are made for the sabath day. God be praised, see you on Monday!
August 26th 2011 ~ Today you will hear a young man from the Philipines reflect on his experience at World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain and his hope for all pilgrims who attended. Share with family and friends using the button above.
August 22rd 2011 ~ The closing Vigil and Mass at World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid Spain was amazing. Inclement weather of lightning and rain only added to the wonderful spirit of being one body in Christ as pilgrims from every nation huddled beside each other in prayer, and for warmth. Pope Benedict XVI stayed strong despite pouring rain and heavy winds. Viva El Papa!