The Pilgrim Log
Weekly Inspiration to Live Your Daily Pilgrimage
Weekly Inspiration to Live Your Daily Pilgrimage
Stay informed about Pilgrim Center of Hope's upcoming events & receive spiritual tools through our monthly email newsletter.
7680 Joe Newton
San Antonio, TX 78251-1409
Call MAIN: 210-521-3377
Call or Text: 701-484-2284
Click on the different category headings to find out more. You can also change some of your preferences. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer.
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features.
We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. You can check these in your browser security settings.
These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience.
If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here:
We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.
Google Webfont Settings:
Google Map Settings:
Google reCaptcha Settings:
Vimeo and Youtube video embeds:
The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them:
Choose Jesus and Build a Better Societyby Nan Balfour
ARTICLE – Societies built on unlimited choices or no choice for their members are doomed because humans are created by God to be both ordered and free. Is there a way for humans to build a healthy and sustainable society? Yes, and that way is in allowing individuals within a society to freely…
Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of Godby Deacon Tom Fox
ARTICLE – The fact that Mary is the Mother of God also defines her role in God’s plan of salvation for humanity. Her purpose was not ended with…
Benefits of Morning Prayer Lead Us to Surrender to Godby PCH Media Production
ARTICLE – There are many benefits to morning prayer; the more you include prayer in your mornings and throughout the day, you will realize its numerous benefits. Let’s look at three particular benefits. First, we can…
When I Surrender, I Winby PCH Media Production
ARTICLE – I pretty much went through life thinking that is what surrender means, being defeated, being weaker, and giving up, the other opponent or life circumstance wins. That was until one day in 2001, when I was beginning my faith journey, that I…
The Wonder of Mary’s Yesby Nan Balfour
ARTICLE – Did Mary ask herself at the Annunciation, “What will be required of me? How will my life change? Can I do this? What if I fail?” Her prompt response indicates no, and I believe this is because she at some time before her Annunciation made a choice to believe that what God promised through Scripture would come to be. Her yes to be the Mother of God was simply…
Don’t Celebrate Christmas Just Yet?by PCH Media Production
ARTICLE – Advent is a time to remember that, at a certain point in history, Christ was not born yet; we were waiting for Him. Anticipation, fear, excitement, and hopefulness, are all emotions we can imagine feeling during that period. These are…
Discovering God’s Will For Youby Deacon Tom Fox
ARTICLE – If you asked people if they believed they were going to heaven, they would say yes. However, Jesus says only those who do the will of His Father will enter heaven. How do you know what God`s will is?
The Prodigal Son’s Older Brotherby PCH Media Production
ARTICLE – For years, I identified with the older brother. I felt sorry for him, and felt that the Father was a bit unfair in basically taking the younger son back in just like that—no penance, no penalties, nothing but a new ring, sandals, and robe, and a great party to welcome him back. Then I had children and found…
The Love You Had at Firstby Nan Balfour
ARTICLE – Are you finding it really difficult in this day and time to live the joy-filled zeal of being a Christian? This was becoming a problem for the early Church as well. In the vision our Lord gave to John that we have come to know as the Book of Revelation, Jesus addressed…
What Will Heaven Be Like?by PCH Media Production
ARTICLE – The question of ‘What will heaven be like?’ starts to be asked at a very young age, and continues to make us wonder throughout our lives. Perhaps we compare it to a physical space on earth, or connect it with fond memories we shared with others. As we grow older, we come to realize that…