Ave Explores Series | Catholicism Around the World Series

Catholicism in Europe

Week four of Ave Explores: Catholicism Around the World, considers the faith of young Catholics in Northern Ireland, a trip to World Youth Day in Poland, and the beauty of sacred art in Rome.



Pilgrims in Ireland

James and Catherine McLoughlin discuss living as Catholics in Northern Ireland and what they have learned as youth ministers in both Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Faith Alive in Rome

The Catholic Traveler Mountain Butorac discusses how pilgrimages help people grow in their faith and appreciate the beauty of the universal Church.



Rediscovering My Polish Roots

Paul Jarzembowski reflects on growing up as a Polish American Catholic, shares how he was influenced by his grandfather’s faith, and recalls his pilgrimage to Krakow, Poland, for World Youth Day in 2016.

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