Meet Saints Joachim and Anne

Enjoy refreshments at home as we meet and discuss Jesus’ grandparents, Saints Joachim and Anne. Includes introduction to these saints, complimentary pamphlet, and quote cards to print and share.

To Participate: Simply show up at this website by the starting time listed! The video will be here for you to watch along.

Cost: Pilgrim Center of Hope is a non-profit evangelization ministry, sustained only by donations. While there is no required fee for attending, please consider donating a one-time gift or showing your support with a monthly donation. Every bit helps this mission of hope to continue. Thank you!



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Most of the artwork in this program is by Giotto and is located in the Scrovegni Chapel. You can learn more about this extraordinary place and art on our Journeys of Hope program about Sacred Art.

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Meet Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos

Enjoy tea & treats at home as we meet and discuss Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, missionary to the United States of America and untiring intercessor.

Pilgrim Center of Hope is a non-profit evangelization ministry, sustained only by donations. While there is no required fee to view, please consider donating a one-time gift or showing your support with a monthly donation. Every bit helps this mission of hope to continue. Thank you!


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Prayer  – Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, C.Ss.R.

Divine Physician, you infused Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos with the gift of your healing.  By the help of his prayers, sustain in me the grace to know your will and the strength to overcome my afflictions.  For love of you, make me whole.  May I learn from the example of Father Seelos and gain comfort from his patient endurance.  Amen.    (Here mention your special intention).

Our thanks to the National Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos in New Orleans for so generously allowing us to use their photos and information for this presentation.

Meet Pope St. Paul VI

Enjoy tea & treats at home as we meet and discuss St. Paul VI, a modern pope and one of our heroes & patrons.

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Meet St. Benedict Joseph Labre

Meet St. Benedict Joseph Labre, patron saint of the homeless and mentally ill.

Cost: Pilgrim Center of Hope is a non-profit evangelization ministry, sustained only by donations. While there is no required fee for viewing, please consider donating a one-time gift or showing your support with a monthly donation. Every bit helps this mission of hope to continue. Thank you!


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Photos of his shrine & tomb in Rome:

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Meet Blessed Concepcion “Conchita” Cabrera de Armida

You’re invited to join us -online- for some afternoon refreshment. Enjoy meeting Blessed Concepción Cabrera de Armida (Conchita). Includes introduction to saint, complimentary pamphlet with quotes and suggested reading, time for questions and spiritual reflection, prayer.


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Suggested Reading

Order the following books from
Sisters of the Cross of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
1320 Maze Blvd
Modesto, California  95351
209-526-3525

Books by Blessed Concepcion “Conchita” Cabrera De Armida 
I Am: Eucharistic Medications of the Gospel 
It was Conchita’s fervent desire that our faith in Jesus be strengthened by reading these, her dialogues, with the Lord, that our hope in Him as Savior of the world might be increased, and that our love for Him and for one another might grow as well.

What Jesus is Like 
Conchita show us the very human, as well as divine, side of Jesus in order that we might more easily fall in love with Him and desire to follow Him more closely.  In 34 brief meditations, she covers every conceivable aspect of the life, personality and person of Jesus.

A Mother’s Letters 
Conchita’s letters to her large and extended family express not only her spiritual wisdom but also her warm, human side as she lovingly guides, advises, and rejoices with the members of her family in good times and bad.

Spiritual Direction – According to the Simple Plan 
This booklet presents the plan for spiritual direction according to Conchita.  It consists of 18 rules.  The goal is the transformation of the person in the Christ Priest and Victim.

Books by Fr. M.M. Philipon, O.P. about Conchita
Conchita – A Modern Mystic 
Holiness is God’s call to all people.  It is laity who is called, today, to give the world witness of family high holiness.  God has given us an example of such sanctity in the mother of nine children.

Conchita – A Mother’s Spiritual Diary 
For more than 40 years, on the advice of her spiritual directors, she faithfully kept a spiritual diary.  Drawing from her 66 handwritten notebooks. Fr. Philipon has compiled her principal message.