Lord, make me a channel of thy peace.
…That where there is sadness, I may bring joy.
- from The Prayer of St. Francis
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We called our recent tour of Europe’s sacred sites “Experiencing the Miraculous” not only because of what had taken place there in earlier times. Miracl...read full story
In a small village not far from Florence, Italy, a thirteenth-century soldier was imprisoned. The son of a rich merchant, this young soldier had been “lost” f...read full story
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When people congratulate me about my books and heap praise on me for my accomplishments, I always give a polite thank you, but in my heart, I know better. God writes all ...read full story
I’ve been blessed with a long career as a teacher and lecturer, speaking in close to 50 countries around the world—Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South Amer...read full story
When I was 18, I spent eight months hitchhiking around Italy. At the time, I was about to go to Oxford, and I thought that I wanted to be an art historian. So I visited a...read full story