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The Madrid Life…World Youth Day Commences

By today, the UST pilgrims will reach Madrid, which is teeming with thousands of young Catholics from across the globe all eagerly awaiting the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI! His Holiness will arrive on the scene tomorrow – He is scheduled … Continue reading

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Where in the world are we? Santiago, that’s where!

“We made it to Santiago and we were early enough for the pilgrimage mass at noon. They had a huge thurible and swung it the length of the cathedral. The Cardinal of South Africa was there and celebrated Mass and … Continue reading

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Update from Joe

“Hi this is Joe Bedell I just wanted to give yall an update we are currently in Melide we love the landscape here after waking up at  5, while we were hiking we were able to see a blanket of … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jetplane!

While on the Camino, the UST pilgrims will have to carry with them everything they packed. Some of the students, including Mayra, had to leave behind clothing to lose some weight – the first of many learning experiences to come! … Continue reading

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…And the Journey Begins

The University of St. Thomas World Youth Day pilgrims depart today for Oviedo, Spain!  Their lengthy journey of nearly 24 hours will take them by plane from Houston to Newark, New Jersey to Madrid and then by train to Oviedo … Continue reading

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