|Danny & Rob, SpiritJuice|
We lit a big one for you, too, in gratitude for all the promises you’ve made and kept toward us. Thanks to benefactors from years gone by, Sr. Paula Cordero, who established the Daughters of St. Paul in the U.S. in 1932, gave a major donation in their name to repair and maintain this shrine, not far from her own birthplace.
And do we have pictures! The initial photos will be available online within the week.
In spite of difficulties here and there, the pilgrimage was blessed. You can read the reflections of Rae Stabosz at http://paulinelaity.blogspot.com/. Maryann Toth commented, “When we first became Cooperators and studied the history of the Pauline Family, we didn’t even know who Alberione was. This pilgrimage has made it concrete.” Margie Skeels called discovering the Pauline Family’s roots “a rich heritage. It was great to follow the footsteps of St. Paul and to see the bones of St. Peter in the scavi. Lovely people, lovely churches, and, equally, great camaraderie. Celebrating All Saints and All Souls is very meaningful considering all those who have gone before us….”