United Airlines — Itinerary Apps

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When I’m traveling, my smartphone is an indispensable tool that makes my travel both more faith-filled and more convenient. Today, I’m launching a new series called “Itinerary Apps” that will be a weekly look at the apps that help me

“Meditations on Vatican Art” Offers Lavish Retreat for Armchair Pilgrims

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Perhaps you’ve always desired to enjoy your dream pilgrimage to Rome. You imagine yourself strolling through the Vatican Museums, pausing before each painting to reflect and pray.
Now thanks to the amazing new book Meditations on Vatican Art (Liguori Publications) 

3 Tips to Remember When Booking with Airbnb

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I recently booked my second stay with an Airbnb host…. The first experience — a two night stay in guest room inside a Denver home — was truly wonderful. Our next adventure will be a one week booking in

Faith on the Move: Fr. Randy Dollins

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Meet Fr. Randy Dollins of the Archdiocese of Denver in today’s Faith on the Move interview.

Hike the Adirondacks with Christopher West & Jen Messing


If your idea of the perfect vacation combines physical activity with spiritual introspection, you might be interested in a unique retreat opportunity that crossed my desk this morning

The Faithful Traveler in the Holy Land: Episode 1


In Episode 1 of The Faithful Traveler in the Holy Land, we join Diana von Glahn for a visit to Mount Carmel, the Dead Sea and Nazareth.

Back to the Blog

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Welcome back to Catholic Tourist. After a blog break, we’re ready to hit the road again this summer with new features, fun destinations, and faith-filled ideas for your travel pleasure.

Rwanda Journal #13: Interview about #CRSEgan Rwanda Trip is Online

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Just in case you don’t wake up at the crack of dawn on Thursday mornings to listen to the Sonrise Morning Show with Brian Patrick, you can catch the interview that I

Rwanda Journal #12: What I’ve Learned & How I Feel

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Today for the first time since returning home from Rwanda last Sunday night, I’m feeling back to “normal” physically. My ears have stopped ringing from thirty plus hours in the air, my

Rwanda Journal #11: SILC, Strategic Support and a Celebration

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While my body is officially back home in Fresno, California today, my heart and mind remain torn between this place and the green hills of Rwanda, half a world away. Over the