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Journeys of Hope (JOH) is an audio broadcast and podcast program by Pilgrim Center of Hope bringing you on a virtual pilgrimage to pilgrim destinations around the world, and connecting each one to our pilgrimage of daily life.

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Journeys of Hope (JOH) is an audio broadcast and podcast program by Pilgrim Center of Hope bringing you on a virtual pilgrimage to pilgrim destinations around the world, and connecting each one to our pilgrimage of daily life.

    Nazareth – Church of St. Joseph & St. Joseph the Worker

    Nazareth – Church of St. Joseph & St. Joseph the Worker

    Come on a journey with Deacon Tom and Mary Jane Fox, to Nazareth in the Holy Land! You will hear how Nazareth was at the time of Jesus and how it is today. Virtually walk with them through ancient Nazareth and visit the Church built over the home of Joseph. Learn more about this man, Joseph who was the chaste spouse of Mary, the Mother of God, and the foster father of Jesus, the Son of God.
    During this program, they will also discuss:
    The history of the Church of St. Joseph. The significance of this holy site. Joseph’s obedience. Much more! Click here to see photos of this holy site, a map view, and additional resources mentioned during this episode. 
    Jewel for the Journey:
    “Devotion to St. Joseph is one of the choicest graces that God can give to a soul, for it is tantamount to revealing the entire treasury of our Lord’s graces. When God wishes to raise a soul to greater heights, he unites it to St. Joseph by giving it a strong love for the good saint.” – St. Peter Julian Eymard
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    • 53 min
    Venice – Basilica of St. Mark

    Venice – Basilica of St. Mark

    Join Angela Sealana and Debbie Garza – a pilgrimage group leader for Pilgrim Center of Hope – as they spiritually travel Venice, Italy, and the Basilica of St. Mark. The Basilica today is really considered to be a combination of Roman, Byzantine, and Venetian culture. It is built in the shape of a Greek cross. Angela and Debbie also speak about St. Mark the Evangelist whose feast day is April 25th.
    During this program:
    Learn about St. Mark the Evangelist. Who was he? Discover the religious and historical significance of a city like Venice having a Patron Saint, especially in those times. Take a dive into the various elements of the holy site. Jewel for the Journey:
    “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God” (Mark 1:1).  
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    • 56 min
    The Compassion of Jesus

    The Compassion of Jesus

    Come on a journey with Mary Jane Fox to discover the tenderness and compassion of Jesus. Coming to know about the tenderness of Jesus can make a difference in our lives. We learn about the compassion of Jesus, as Mary Jane reflects on The Raising of Lazarus from the Gospel of John. She also shares an example of how she began to learn to see others with the compassionate eyes of Jesus. 
    Jewel for the Journey
    “Let us remember the past with gratitude, live the present with enthusiasm, and look forward to the future with confidence.” - St. Pope John Paul II
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    • 24 min
    Krakow, Poland – Divine Mercy Sanctuary

    Krakow, Poland – Divine Mercy Sanctuary

    Join Deacon Tom and Mary Jane Fox for a virtual pilgrimage to the holy site of the Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Krakow, Poland. This is the site where our Lord Jesus appeared to Sister Faustina and gave her his message of Divine Mercy to spread throughout the world. This chapel has since witnessed the prayer of the Apostle of The Divine Mercy (St. Faustina) and the extraordinary graces (including the revelations of Jesus and the Blessed Mother) received by her in this place.
    During this program you will learn about:
    St. Faustina Kowalksa’s life. How Jesus appeared to Sister Faustina. Why the Divine Mercy is so important. Much much more! Jewel for the Journey:
    Those who sincerely say ‘Jesus, I trust in You’ will find comfort in all their anxieties and fears. – Saint PopeJohn Paul II
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    • 55 min
    The Church of the Holy Sepulcher – The Empty Tomb

    The Church of the Holy Sepulcher – The Empty Tomb

    Join Deacon Tom and Mary Jane Fox for a spiritual pilgrimage to the holiest site for all Christians, the Tomb of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem. This has been identified as an area of abandoned stone quarries just outside the city walls of Jerusalem at the time of Jesus. During this program, Deacon Tom and Mary Jane will discuss:
    Who built the church? How do we know this is an authentic site? What is it like inside the tomb? Much, much more! Jewel for the Journey: 
    Jesus on the Cross feels the whole weight of the evil, and with the force of God’s love he conquers it, he defeats it with his resurrection. – Pope Francis
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    • 52 min
    Via Dolorosa Revisited

    Via Dolorosa Revisited

    Join Deacon Tom and Mary Jane Fox for a spiritual pilgrimage to Jerusalem where the Via Dolorosa is located in the Holy Land. For over 1,000 years, the Christian faithful have traced the path that tradition says Jesus walked on the way to his crucifixion. During this program, Deacon Tom and Mary Jane will:
    Draw attention to the suffering & death of Jesus Talk about when the Stations became a familiar feature in every Catholic church. Mention how the Stations of the Cross serves as a substitute pilgrimage. How the Stations of the Cross relates to the life of every Christians. Jewel for the Journey:
    The Way of the Cross alone defeats sin, evil and death, for it leads to the radiant light of Christ’s resurrection and opens the horizons of a new and fuller life. It is the way of hope, the way of the future. – Pope Francis
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    • 53 min

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