Journal

Category: Pilgrimage

A Small Step Toward Pilgrimage

A Small Step Toward Pilgrimage

While 2020 was a year of expansion and exploration for Coracle in so many ways, most of them involved computer screens and new features on Zoom instead of hiking boots and maps and forays into foreign lands.  In the past, we have encountered Israel/Palestine, walked...
Pilgrimage in Place

Pilgrimage in Place

Many of you have probably seen this widely-circulated Coronavirus meme:  It’s funny because it’s true, almost painfully so.  Over the past few weeks, every single pilgrimage that Coracle had planned for this year has been canceled, postponed or called seriously into...
Travel with Coracle in 2020

Travel with Coracle in 2020

There are well-known slogans like “Explore More” or “Never Stop Exploring” with mass marketing appeal that reflect a well-documented trend towards exploration and travel as a modern-day virtue in American culture. More and more, people are leaving behind the comfort...
Upcoming in 2020: Journey with Us!

Upcoming in 2020: Journey with Us!

Friends, there are some very exciting things coming up in 2020, and I really hope you’ll join in some of it.  I can promise you adventure, God, heartache, joy, depth, wonder, and watching God do stuff in you, around you, and through you.   Here are some highlights...
The Book of Acts in the Himalayas

The Book of Acts in the Himalayas

It didn’t take long to realize it.   It was after witnessing the prayer and fasting, and hearing story after story of the same.   And then hearing testimonies of people who had come to believe in Jesus because they saw a loved one healed after prayers in his name.  ...

The God Who Sees

By: Karen McNary Participant on our recent Slavery in Virginia Pilgrimage, April 13-14, 2019 I came into Coracle’s Slavery in Virginia Pilgrimage on Palm Sunday weekend feeling hurt but hopeful, exacerbated yet expectant. The weekend marked the end of the sixth...
Why Walk? (El Camino 2019!)

Why Walk? (El Camino 2019!)

It is true that nowadays there are many faster ways to travel 100 kilometers or 62 miles than walking.  And yet, the Camino de Santiago de Compostela is more popular than ever.  While the major motion picture helped, there is a growing trend towards spiritual...
We’re back from Nepal!

We’re back from Nepal!

Well friends, we’ve returned safely from our mission pilgrimage to Nepal.  And what a trip it was! The Lord guided us, protected us, granted us special opportunities, magnificent vistas, and revealed himself in many unexpected places.  Our second trip to Nepal...
Coracle Pilgrimages in 2019

Coracle Pilgrimages in 2019

It’s almost the end of summer and many have traveled somewhere, or may try squeezing something in over the Labor Day weekend.  These journeys are meant to bring us to beautiful places, grant us restoration, time with loved ones, renewal of relationships, and...

Pilgrims on a Journey

By David Brubaker Abbeys… Trees… Trails… Hills… Valleys… Cows… Sheep… Inns… Food… Prayers… Silence… Connection… Peace… Surrender. Each summer I schedule something to nourish my soul. I have done 8-day silent retreats at a Jesuit Retreat Center in Pennsylvania and...

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