A Time to Say Goodbye

Written by Allyson Escobar for her Lolo (Grandpa) Pete Lagrosa. Throughout his life, Pedro "Pete" Lagrosa, 81, has always cared for others. He admires the Italian saints Padre Pio, St. Peregrine, and St. Francis of Assisi for their qualities of courage, devotion, and sympathy for people everywhere. Wanting to pray and follow in their holy footsteps, …

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Back to Roma: The Basilicas

When you go to Rome on a spiritual journey of some sort, a must-do thing to formally complete the pilgrimage is to visit The Four Basilicas throughout the ancient city. To visit some of the oldest basilicas in the world, built centuries ago by important figures in the Catholic Church and leaders of the Roman Empire, and to …