Pilgrimage to Rome: Day 4

Itinerary for Today:
Ancient Rome and Genazzano:
Coliseum*
Coliseum

Circus Maximus*
Circus Maximus

Roman Forum*
Roman Forum

St. Peter in Chains Church*
Church of St Peter In Chains, Rome

Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel*
Mater Boni Consilii 2

Church of St. Ignatius*
Altar and fresco in Church of St. Ignatius

Predicted Italian Weather:
88 degrees and cloudy; chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 😦

Pray!
Remember the community of OLGC and all the petitions each time you use stairs in your life today. Keep the physical journey and the strength and endurance of the pilgrims in your prayers. Consider today how you can do God’s will.

Make Your ways known to me, O Lord.

Father Almighty, Your ways and purpose are often hidden from us. Guide me now and through the intercession of Saint Francis of Assisi, I beg You, in my sorrow, and by Your power, to let me know Your will regarding my special need (mention your request). Amen.

Lord, make me an instrument of peace;
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
And where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled, as to console;
To be understood, as to understand;
For it is in giving, that we receive,
It is in pardoning, that we are pardoned.
And it is in dying, that we are born to Eternal life.

* Note: None of these pictures are mine, as I’ve never been to Italy. *sob* Nor are they pictures from the pilgrims. They are pictures taken from people who have allowed others to link to them; you can click through each picture to the photographer’s page, to see more of their work.

May God bless you, pilgrims!

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