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Magnificent Sunrise over Atlantic for final day of Pilgrimage; Fun Stuff, Farewells & Comments

by Steve Ray on April 29, 2021


On the last day of our fantastic St. Augustine Catholic pilgrimage, I went out on the shore of the Atlantic for some beautiful shots and video of the sunrise and the waves coming in. We had a nice Mass and lots of fun comments and heartfelt farewells. Enjoy!

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Le Leche, 1st Marian Shrine in America! 1st Catholic Parish too!

by Steve Ray on


We had a relaxed morning today and everyone had time to walk along the beach and enjoy the sunny location before we boarded our bus and left at 10:30 for the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche (of the Milk) at Mission Nombre de Dios (Name of God). The name of the milk […]

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St. Augustine Florida Pilgrimage Day 2: Cathedral, Fountain of Youth, Trolley Car Tour, Atlantic Ocean

by Steve Ray on April 28, 2021


The bus took off at 8 AM this morning for the Cathedral built in 1793-97 which was built on the site of the first church from 1565. This was the first church ever built in the United States, the first town built and where the first baptisms took place in the United States. For that […]

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Back on the Road! St. Augustine Florida Pilgrimage

by Steve Ray on April 27, 2021


After 14 months grounded because of the virus situation, we are finally in the air again and decided to do a few domestic pilgrimage  to wonderful and historical Catholic sites in the United States. Today we landed in Jacksonville Florida and drove to Saint Augustine to the place where the very first town was ever […]

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Letter sent to our St. Augustine Florida Pilgrims

by Steve Ray on April 22, 2021


This letter went out on April 21. Looking forward to the trip!! Dear Footprints of God Pilgrim, We are very much looking forward to serving you on a great American pilgrimage exploring the roots of faith right here in the new land! Steve and Janet are excited to lead you through these extraordinary sites. You […]

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Get out of the House; Go on a Local Pilgrimage; St. Augustine Florida!!

by Steve Ray on April 1, 2021


People are ready to get out of the house. Go to a warm state that is open to tourists. Florida is warm and inviting. Join us in St. Augustine Florida where Catholicism first came to America. Enjoy the history, the spirituality, the fellowship — and swimming in the ocean! Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for […]

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