Category: Portugal

Posts regarding the country of Portugal

The entrance to the Castelo de Sao Jorge (St George's Castle) in Lisbon

Lisbon – there’s enough to keep you busy for days

Whatever you’re looking for, Lisbon (or Lisboa as it’s known locally) has it. From great historical sights to exquisite churches to relaxing along the water to interacting with animals or just taking in a great view. Just don’t cut yourself short by not planning enough time in this dynamic and...

The Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima - the focal point of the Sanctuary

A pilgrimage to Fatima

On May 13, 1917, Our Lady appeared to three children – Lucia and her two cousins, Francisco and Jacinta. It is one of the most moving stories of our time. Read about John’s pilgrimage to this small town in central Portugal and learn more about this Apparition and the ones that followed over the next six months. Read about the Sanctuary of Fatima and how you can make your own pilgrimage to this spiritual place.