The popular TV host and actor teaches his social media followers about Jesus’ passion and the Eucharist.
The visit has been something on his “bucket list” for a long time and thus far he has visited places such as the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Mount of the Beatitudes, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Jordan River.
While at the Jordan River, Lopez was led by a pair of Catholic priests to renew his baptismal promises.
— Mario Lopez (@MarioLopezExtra) March 22, 2018
Lopez was profoundly impacted by a visit to the place of the Last Supper, where he explained to his followers what took place there and how it was the site of the first Mass.
The Last Supper… pic.twitter.com/1Ova9bERWJ
— Mario Lopez (@MarioLopezExtra) March 23, 2018
It has been a deeply moving visit for Lopez and he has boldly shared his experiences on his Twitter and Instagram pages.
The popular TV host has been growing in his Catholic faith in recent years and explained to Fox News Latino in 2015, “I think as I’ve gotten older, I’ve just tried to build a more spiritual muscle in a business that is very unpredictable. It’s nice to have something that is consistent in our life — family and faith is that for me.”
He has also expressed previously the reasons why he sends his children to Catholic schools, “It’s important for me that my kids have a faith-based education, so obviously they’re in Catholic school…I’m always proud to promote that I am Catholic.”
Since you are here…
…we’d like to have one more word with you. We are excited to report that Aleteia’s readership is growing at a rapid rate, world-wide! Our team proves its mission every day by providing high-quality content that informs and inspires a Christian life. But quality journalism has a cost and it’s more than ads can cover. We want our articles to be accessible to everyone, free of charge, but we need your help. To continue our efforts to nourish and inspire our Catholic family, your support is invaluable. Become an Aleteia Patron today for as little as $3 a month. May we count on you?