Going on Pilgrimage to Italy A California priest explains why pilgrimages “help us to gain an appreciation of the treasure we possess in our Catholic heritage.”

Going on Pilgrimage to Italy A California priest explains why pilgrimages “help us to gain an appreciation of the treasure we possess in our Catholic heritage.”

Going on pilgrimage to Italy to see religious and historic sites can be a helpful aid to participants in growing in their Catholic faith. Fr. Mike Hanifin, pastor of St. Joachim Church in Costa Mesa in the Diocese of Orange, California, has led many groups of pilgrims to Italy, and is well-read on the history of the Church and Italy. I asked him to share some thoughts about some of the sites in Italy most popular to visitors.

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