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Pray for Cardinal Burke’s full recovery

Please say a prayer for Cardinal Raymond Burke, a true Prince of the Church who is waging a just war in the Church to retain our traditions and the truth of the faith and purity of practice. We spent the day with our dear friend on July 22 at his Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Wisconsin. He was as brilliant and amiable as ever. He celebrated Mass for us, shared dinner, and gave

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Cardinal Burke and Covid – especially for our Wisconsin Pilgrims

This is especially for all those pilgrims who joined us for our July 2021 “Shrines of Wisconsin” pilgrimage in which we all enjoyed the company of Cardinal Burke for Mass, dinner and his talk to our group. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11 PRAYERS FOR CARDINAL BURKE  Cardinal Raymond Burke tweeted out last night: “Praised be Jesus Christ! I wish to inform you that I have recently tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Thanks be to God, I am

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Travel to Israel, Current Quarantine and our Plans

We know people are seeing on the news that Israel is again restricting tourists from entering the country. We are in touch with our suppliers on both sides of the Atlantic and have decided for the time being to forge ahead with the expectations that the temporary quarantine will be lifted soon. We will keep you updated. You can also contact our Reservations Team at 866-557-2364, or write them at FootprintsOfGod@ctscentral.net.

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Join us where it all began – St. Augustine Florida with Steve Ray and Al Kresta

We had such a great time in St. Augustine earlier this year, we have already planned another pilgrimage in November. The first town established in America, the first Catholic parish, the first parish Mass, and the first Marian Shrine. The Catholic Spaniards set up a town here 55 years before the Protestant Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower. The weather will be great in November, the hotels and meals are excellent and Steve and Al will

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Wisconsin Shrines Day 4: Comments and Farewells

This was our second domestic pilgrimage in the US and it was fantastic. While other countries were closed, we decided to find and explore the best Catholic sites in the USA. And boy, did we find them. We did St. Augustine Florida a few months ago (see here) and now we just finished our “Shrines of Wisconsin Pilgrimage which surprised and blessed time together. Here are some comments and farewells of the folks that came

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Wisconsin Day 3: National Shrine to St. Joseph and more

We started out with a somewhat more leisurely morning at the Hyatt hotel here in Green Bay. The bus left at 10 and the cars all followed with two options for the morning. Half of the group went to visit Lambeau  Field and the other half to the Botanical Gardens. After lunch in De Pere, we had a tour of St. Norbert Abbey Church and Crypt. Then one of the highlights of our pilgrimage in

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