“A Most Fitting End” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Reflection on Week 6 (June 24-30): “So your strength is failing you?…” St. Josemaria Escriva asks. His response: “Why don’t you tell your mother about it.” St. Josemaria continues, “She […]

July 5, 2019

“Grant Us That Same Courage” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Top highlights of the week (June 24-30): The Feast of St. John the Baptist Visit to the Congregation for Divine Worship St. Clemente and the Baroque Churches Feast of St. […]

July 2, 2019

2019 “Circle the Vatican” Race

Congratulations to Jared Samson (Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph)– First Place Winner of the 2019 “Circle the Vatican” Race! ABOUT THE ANNUAL RACE Several summers ago Fr. Eric Nielsen, Program […]

June 28, 2019

“A Servant-Like Heart” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Reflection on St. John Baptist de La Salle: Many people often times when they see something that they have great meaning or admiration towards, like a national anthem or a […]

June 28, 2019

“O God, your will is my paradise.” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Top highlights of the week (June 17-23): Got to see Pope Francis at his Wednesday Audience. By God’s providence, we were blessed with amazing seats that were very close. Did […]

June 24, 2019

“The Home of the Church on Earth” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Reflection on Week 4 (June 10-16): Among the many blessings during our time in Rome is the opportunity to pray and venerate the relics of many great saints that have […]

June 20, 2019

“Laudato sia Gesù Cristo!” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Reflection on Week 3 (June 3-9): These were some of the first words I heard upon our arrival in Italy last Saturday, as we made our way out of Fiumicino […]

June 20, 2019

“But there he was…” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Top highlights of the week (June 10-16): Praying at the Tomb of St. Peter Seeing the Ruins of Pompeii Praying at St. Paul’s Tomb Praying at the Tomb of St. […]

June 17, 2019

“Content…Exhausted…Happy…Blessed.” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Reflection on Week 4 (June 10-16): It’s hard to believe how much you can pack into one week. Our week began with us all loading onto a bus and making […]

June 17, 2019

“To Walk and Pray with God” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Reflection on the Spiritual Retreat 2019: The name of this summer program for diocesan seminarians led by the Saint Josemaria Institute is, “The Rome Experience”, but the truth of the […]

June 7, 2019

2019 Album: Photos from Weeks 1 & 2

Thank you to our photographers for weeks 1 and 2 of the program: Armon Antolin (Diocese of St. Augustine) Sean Conroy (Archdiocese of Denver) Patrick Held (Diocese of Nashville) From […]

June 5, 2019

“Abandoning Ourselves to God and His Grace” | Postcards from Rome 2019

Reflection on the Week (May 27-June 2): This past week has been one of contrast. The week started off with us on retreat in Ars, France and ended with the […]

June 5, 2019
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