Day Five of the Fanjeaux Pilgrimage: The Call to be Itinerant

Day Five of the Fanjeaux Pilgrimage: The Call to be Itinerant

We told the story of the Croix du Sicaire in our first post of this Dominican Faith Series. We told it then because it’s inextricable from who Saint Dominic was and who Dominicans are today. In sum, it is this: Saint Dominic was walking the path from Fanjeaux to...

Day Three of the Fanjeaux Pilgrimage: Montségur

Day three of the Fanjeaux retreat found us staring at a mountain, contemplating truth. In about 1204, a castle was built on the top of the Château de Montségur, which marks one of the last strongholds of the Cathars in Southern France. The castle became a center of...
Day Two of the Fanjeaux Pilgrimage: St. Thomas Aquinas

Day Two of the Fanjeaux Pilgrimage: St. Thomas Aquinas

It didn’t take very long for the focus of the Fanjeaux Pilgrimage to shift from Saint Dominic to Saint Thomas Aquinas. By the second day of the pilgrimage, the twenty-three of us found ourselves visiting Saint Thomas Aquinas’s tomb and discussing his life at length....