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Pilgrimages

This summer, try visiting the oldest Marian shrine in the United States

The Mission of the Name of God in St. Augustine, Florida, is the site of a shrine of a most ancient devotion.

Bike your way to the sanctuary of the patroness of cyclists

The sanctuary of the Madonna del Ghisallo, in Magreglio, near Lake Como, includes a small cycling museum.

Pilgrim badges, the most sought-after souvenirs of medieval Christianity

Pinning one of these brooches on your hat or lapel would let everyone you met know you had visited a holy Christian site.

Study finds solution for workplace stress: Go on a pilgrimage

Religious retreats are found to be more effective than traditional therapeutic methods at promoting the emotional well-being of employees.

The Holy Stairs climbed by Christ reopen with the ancient marble uncovered

Aleteia has exclusive photos of the bare marble, exposed for the first time in nearly 300 years.

The Holy Stairs that Jesus climbed to reopen in April

For at least 40 days the worn stairs will remain uncovered, allowing pilgrims to touch and climb the ancient marble steps.

Crowds of faithful flock to frozen Lake Michigan for rare glimpse of underwater crucifix

One of the few crucifixes recorded to be under a fresh water source rests as a monument to fallen divers.

Modern and sacred: Explore the beauty of Notre Dame du Haut

An architectural conversation between matter and light.

Football, faith, and the call of human nature: Why pilgrimage is a part of us

Christians have always tried to place themselves in the presence of the holy.

Meet a modern-day warrior for Christ

An Army sergeant is helping wounded soldiers heal spiritually.

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