The Pilgrim Log

Weekly Inspiration to Live Your Daily Pilgrimage

Being Faithful to The Will of God

ARTICLE – Our vocation and our happiness are also realized in our faithfulness to God’s Will as He has revealed it through the Church and the Scriptures. We cannot just do what we want; we must be faithful to His plan.

How A Virtual Women’s Conference Changed My Life

ARTICLE – Read a wonderful reflection on how attending the 2020 Catholic Women’s Conference, virtually, impacted Cristina Contreras, a friend of Pilgrim Center of Hope.

Refocus and Refuel Through Prayer

ARTICLE – It is great to set goals for our prayer life. What do we do when life happens and we fall short of our prayer life goals? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, our Administrative Secretary, Gloria Chapa-Solano shares her experience. She also shares how her first Catholic Women’s Conference helped her feel refueled and recharged!

Making Choices with Joy and Freedom

ARTICLE – The basic aim of discernment is living with freedom from discouragement and deception – two obstacles that we all encounter. In this week’s Pilgrim Log, our Media Coordinator, Angela Sealana shares useful methods to understand discernment, which helps us to receive what Jesus wants to give us!

A Simple Solution

ARTICLE – What must we do to inherit eternal life? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Daniel Quintero shares a reflection on a big question asked by a scholar of the law to Jesus.

Yes or No to Discipleship?

ARTICLE – How many people have Jesus called to follow him? Of course, we are all called. If we follow Jesus, the decisions we make will be influenced by our faith. Our decision to follow Jesus must be decisive. If our answer is yes it will be reflected in the…

Lessons from Our Grandmothers: Uniting Our Hearts with Jesus

ARTICLE – Grandparents can make a huge effect on their grandchildren’s life. In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Pilgrim Center of Hope Speaker Team Member, Debra Garza shares special memories of her grandmother and her special devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus as well as a simple 7-word prayer Pope Francis learned from his grandmother.

The Christian Witness: How to Defeat Evil

ARTICLE – Much more painful and difficult than turning the cheek to be slapped again is to forgive one who hurts you, takes from you, or asks too much of you. How can we possibly be expected to do this? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Nan Balfour brings to light that Jesus goes further than teaching how to mitigate evil; he trains his disciples how to defeat it.

How To Live The Trinity

ARTICLE – Pope Francis recommends that we work on “living this mystery.” What could this mean? In this week’s Pilgrim Log, Daniel Quintero reflects on unity in the aftermath of tragedy and how it connects us to God the Holy Trinity.

Realizing Our Happiness Potential

ARTICLE – We receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit that are necessary for us to discover and live the vocation that God has planned for each of us that will allow us to reach our potential for happiness in this life and for all eternity. For our part, we must…