Made To Stand Out

June 24, 2024

Made To Stand Out

June 24, 2024

John and Victor emphasize the importance of standing out in faith, inspired by Blessed Carlo Acutis and other saints. They discuss embracing one's unique calling and living boldly for Christ, despite life's challenges. John encourages listeners to strive for a deeper spiritual connection and look beyond the mundane. Don't miss out on these incredible journeys and how they can transform your faith.

This week, John shares inspiring stories from a recent pilgrimage to Italy with Fr. James Clark and a group of 55 pilgrims. They visited sacred sites like Assisi, Lanciano, and the Vatican, experiencing the profound impact of Eucharistic miracles and venerating the relics of numerous saints. These moments not only deepened their faith but also strengthened the sense of community among the pilgrims.

John recounts personal, moving stories, such as an emotional experience at the site of the Eucharistic miracle in Lanciano, where he helped fellow pilgrims create third-class relics. He also shares a memorable gelato outing in Rome with teenage boys from the group, highlighting the importance of fellowship and making lasting memories. These experiences illustrate how pilgrimage can bring people closer to the Lord and to each other, fostering a family-like bond among participants.

In the final segment, John and Victor emphasize the importance of standing out in faith, inspired by Blessed Carlo Acutis and other saints. They discuss embracing one’s unique calling and living boldly for Christ, despite life’s challenges. John encourages listeners to strive for a deeper spiritual connection and look beyond the mundane. Don’t miss out on these incredible journeys and how they can transform your faith.

📚: Bible verses for reflection

Romans 12:2
1 Peter 2:9
Matthew 5:16

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✈️ Join us on one of our 2025 pilgrimages:

March 10-15: Visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico with Father Zachary, a fantastic priest and friend. This affordable trip is perfectly timed for most school spring breaks.

May 12-23: Join Father Larry and me on a spiritual journey to the Holy Land. Walk in the footsteps of Christ and experience an unforgettable pilgrimage.


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