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Rediscovering the forgotten plans for a church on the moon

During the Space Race, plans were formed for a lunar colony, complete with chapel and clergy!

Witness the most incredible festival in all of New York – Festa dei Gigli!

The strength of the "lifters" is tested as they carry a 7-story high tower through the streets to celebrate a great saint.

Grave robbers in gondolas: How the remains of St. Mark came to be in Venice

The body of St. Mark the Evangelist was smuggled out of Alexandria by Venetian merchants in search of an impressive patron saint.

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.

TripAdvisor ranks Vatican tour as “No. 1 experience in the world” 

Rankings are determined by ratings from actual travelers.

5 Gorgeous holy places dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The devotion became widespread after St. Margaret Mary Alocoque testified that she had received apparitions of Jesus requesting to be honored under the figure of His heart.

One of the most beloved Catholic sites in Italy is on a tiny lake island

The Island of Saint Julius is home to a Benedictine monastery that seems to be stuck in time.

5 Ways to lower stress when traveling with kids this summer

These tips can make your trip more peaceful, no matter how long or short it is!

This Jesuit-built Church in Rome was the first to glorify the Eucharist

After the Reformation, Christ incarnate was to be proclaimed as boldly as possible.

8 Scripture quotes to take with you on vacation

Inspiration from the Word of God will help make your vacation truly restorative.

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