Category Archives: Pilgrimage

Sacred Journeys—plus news about the Holy Rover’s future

I know I said I wouldn’t be back blogging until after the first of the year, but I couldn’t resist returning for this one post. That’s because the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has a splendid special exhibit on a topic … Continue reading

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Sacred Journeys, Near and Far

Now that the holiday season is past, I’m back to Rovering again here at the Holy Rover. But even during my break away from writing, the theme of pilgrimage kept coming up. Today, near the beginning of this new year, I want to share … Continue reading

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A Pilgrimage to Iona, Scotland

If you’ve ever dreamed of going on pilgrimage (and if you’re reading The Holy Rover, you almost certainly have), I have a suggestion for you: sign up for Iona: A Celtic Pilgrimage of Renewal, to be held July 12-19, 2014. … Continue reading

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In Taizé

At last we come to the end of our Holy Rover tour of northern Europe. This last post is about a place some of you may be familiar with because of its music: Taizé, an ecumenical community in France whose … Continue reading

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Traveling Mercies

Today’s post is by guest-blogger Bob Sessions: “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” — Blanche in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire As regular readers of this blog know, last November Lori and I took a three-week sojourn … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Mind

Today’s post is by guest-blogger Bob Sessions: Unlike the Holy Rover, I had no official assignments on our trip through northern Europe last November. But nevertheless I quickly found myself traveling with a sense of purpose—the very definition of a pilgrimage. … Continue reading

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Walking the Country as a Spiritual Quest

Sunday’s New York Times had an interesting piece by Kate Murphy on Walking the Country as a Spiritual Quest. The article describes the growing numbers of pilgrims who are walking across the entire length of the United States. While they do … Continue reading

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Where Wisdom Sits

Several weeks ago I recommended Eric Weiner’s Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine. Yesterday Mississippi Marian (a friend and devoted follower of this blog) sent me a link to Where Heaven and Earth Come Closer, a piece in the … Continue reading

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