JesCom presents 2018 Lenten Special, “Sangandaan: Paghahanap kay Hesus sa Camino Ignaciano”

  Remember my 15-day pilgrimage in Spain last year? I wrote a little bit about it here. Well, finally, we’re airing our documentary about it next week! Read on:   Jesuit Communications Foundation (JesCom), the media arm of the Philippine province of the Society of Jesus, has been presenting Lenten TV specials during the Holy …

Notes on the Camino Ignaciano: Communing with Nature at the Aizkorri-Artz Natural Park

  Day 2:  Arantzazu to Araia  Distance:  17.7 kilometers   You were told that in terms of difficulty,  it would be a moderate walk. But that you could handle it despite the 17.7-kilometer distance. And besides, the Aizkorri-Artz Natural Park is beautiful! Questions arise: will you make it? More importantly, will you make it in one piece? …

JesCom invites pilgrims to join Camino Ignaciano

If you’re into contemplative walking and are thinking of going on a pilgrimage, why not join the Camino Ignaciano in Spain this September? Jesuit Communications Foundation (JesCom), the media arm of the Philippine province of the Society of Jesus, invites travel enthusiasts to join Camino Ignaciano, a pilgrimage that traces the journey taken by St. …

Andrew McCarthy’s Camino de Santiago

Andrew McCarthy’s Camino de Santiago

I’m finding it difficult to jump-start my Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage (which I have declared I would do next year).  To be honest, the thought of walking at least 100 kilometers on my own intimidates me. That the Camino de Santiago is IN  Spain makes things  a little more complicated. I have travelled …

One Fine Day in Rome

We almost didn’t make it, my team and I.  We received our Schengen Visa just two days before our scheduled flight, and our plane tickets mere hours before takeoff.  Everything, it seemed, was against our going to Rome to cover the historic canonization of the country’s second saint, San Pedro Calungsod.  But with his intercession, …