Camino 2022 – Day 16 – to Navarette

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Joan Allabaugh and Robby Allabaugh for their special intentions. Today was a fairly easy day of terrains, inclines, declines, and paths…. But where the road was easier…the heat made up for the extra effort of walking!!! But we made the most of the day to offerContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 16 – to Navarette”

Camino 2022 – Day 15 – Logroño

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: all the men and their wives in formation in the Orland diocese diaconate program. (Particularly Danny & Sarita and Wendell and Virginia from our parish) We took a taxi back to Sansol to pick up where we left off on Saturday. Having been refreshed by aContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 15 – Logroño”

Camino 2022 – Day 13 – to Sansol

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: for Lisa Kuhlman to find safe affordable housing. Today was a very crisp cold morning to begin with but we were walking with the sunrise of the day. The path was mostly a descent into the next town. Our first stage was 7.6 miles to LosContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 13 – to Sansol”

Camino 2022 – Day 12 – to Villamayor de Madjarín

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Our homebound parishioners and those in assisted living facilities.  Especially those affected by hurricane Ian.  As we left Estella this morning we came upon Iglesia de San Pedro de la Rúa. This is a beautiful church but you have to climb a lot of stairs toContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 12 – to Villamayor de Madjarín”

Camino 2022 – Day 10 – Puerta La Reina

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: The state of Florida and those in the path of hurricane Ian. Also for Elizabeth Schlacter awaiting surgery. We started a very cold day with a steep climb towards the nearby mountain with windmills along the ridge. This is a famous spot along the Camino featuredContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 10 – Puerta La Reina”

Camino 2022 – Day 9 – Pamplona and Cizur Menor

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Eileen Schiebner and her daughter Elizabeth for healing and grace. Today was a short walk into Pamplona. We stayed just a couple miles outside the city so this was overall an easier day of walking which was good because we are nursing some minor strains fromContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 9 – Pamplona and Cizur Menor”

Camino 2022 – Day 7 – Zubiri

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: for Barb Lynch and her 9 week old twin grandchildren Chloe & Myles still in the NICU – and their parents (Barb’s daughter Shannon & her husband Nick) as well as her family overall. Today we walked from Roncevalles to Zubiri: We started out from RoncevallesContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 7 – Zubiri”

Camino 2022 – Day 6 – Roncevalles

Today was our first day of walking on the Camino. We left St Jean Pied de Port St 7:30 am and arrived in Roncevalles at 5:00 pm. What a day!!! Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: For the salvation of souls, especially those most in need of God’s mercy. Total Miles Walked:Continue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 6 – Roncevalles”

Camino 2022 – Day 5 – A day in St Jean Pied de Port (preparation)

We did our final preparations today and had a day to revisit St Jean Pied de Port with many memories coming back to us. Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: For those who have lost a loved one to death in this last year. That the presence of Jesus would comfort themContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 5 – A day in St Jean Pied de Port (preparation)”

Camino 2022 – Day 4 – St Jean Pied de Port

Today was a travel day from Lisieux to St Jean Pied de Port where we will begin the 500 mile Camino to Santiago Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Virginia Motter special intentions for family healing and parish ministry. It was refreshing to begin the day with such cool weather. We couldContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 4 – St Jean Pied de Port”

Camino 2022 – Day 3 – Lisieux

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Andrea Herrmann Gwilt and Mary Curtis Daly. Also happy birthday to Ed Pollack on his 80th birthday. We ask for intercession from St Therese of Lisieux for all these prayer intentions. Our journey today began with navigating the various Metro trains to get to the centralContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 3 – Lisieux”

Camino day 2 – Paris

Today’s photos can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intention: our parish priests Fr Mark, Fr Roy, and Fr Augusto and the priests of our diocese. We flew into France and took a train to Paris where we booked a small room in a hostel. Very appropriate feel for the beginning of this Camino journey. WeContinue reading “Camino day 2 – Paris”

Camino 2022 – Day 1

Today is the day! We hop on a plane and will not be back again for 2 months. We plan to chronicle our journey each day gathering all of our photos and videos into a Google photos album. That way we don’t have to inundate social media with hundreds of pictures! https://photos.app.goo.gl/mGcAsbqTT9zf57nQ7 I invite youContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 1”

Resolution For Formation

A new year of expectation 2018 is upon us and I am considering what is on the horizon.   I am not one for making resolutions…since I rarely keep them more than a week or two!   But I am thinking about goals.  What I would like to accomplish in the course of another year.  Of courseContinue reading “Resolution For Formation”