Preparations and the Universal Church

It's 8:00 p.m. Monday, and I'm leaving for our World Youth Day 2016 pilgrimage in less than a day. I'm really excited!

Seeking God through travel, adventure

We are officially six days out and in a few short days, I will be boarding a plane, yet again, to go to Europe. This time, my adventure will take me to Italy, the Czech Republic, and Poland. Three countries I have yet to visit.

U.S. pilgrims to World Youth Day reflect new Church demographics

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNS) — As the Church in the U.S. has shown an increasing presence of Spanish-speaking Catholics, so will the tens of thousands of young people traveling to the 2016 edition of World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland.

North Texas Catholic to provide comprehensive World Youth Day coverage

FORT WORTH — More than 200 youth and young adults will enjoy a once in a lifetime pilgrimage with Bishop Michael Olson to Krakow for World Youth Day, and the North Texas Catholic will be providing daily coverage online.