‘Students seek deeper meanings on religious quests’

USA Today

March 16th, 2013 by 

In a recent article in USA Today, Thomas Landy, director of the McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture at the College of the Holy Cross, commented on the importance of spiritual journeys, especially among students.

Landy, who has led a pilgrimage from Northern Spain to Rome in order to trace the steps of St. Ignatius for ten years, stressed that participants of all faiths and belief systems are welcome. “Pilgrimages are about being on a path of seeking or finding something,” he said.

Landy also emphasized the importance of personal spiritual growth. “It’s less like tourism, and it’s about a spiritual quest,” he said.  “Every time, people take it somewhat differently, and it’s really amazing to see what they do with it and what it means for them,” he continued.

This ‘Holy Cross in the News’ item by David Cotrone ’13.

| More
Tags
Categories
In The News

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
07/02/15 ‘Independence Day tradition marks 35 years on PBS’
07/02/15 ‘Chamber music showcased in Holy Cross concerts’
06/30/15 ‘Holy Cross’ Miller looks to make mark with Celtics’ summer league squad’
06/30/15 Kimball Takes Home The Bronze for Residential Dining
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Video: How Spring Arrives at Holy Cross

Watch Video >
See video
Reunion 2015: A Time to Reconnect, Reminisce and Remember

Watch Video >
See video
Holy Cross Awards 724 Bachelor of Arts Degrees During Commencement Exercises

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

07/06/2015

12:05 Eucharist

See More >
07/07/2015

12:05 Eucharist

See More >
07/08/2015

12:05 Eucharist

See More >
07/09/2015

12:05 Eucharist

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

06/24/15

USA Today Ranks Holy Cross No. 4 Among the 10 Best Colleges in Massachusetts

USA Today College

According to USA Today College, the College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 4 on “The 10 best colleges in Massachusetts” list, released today.  The national news outlet...

06/17/15

Holy Cross Ranks No. 8 in the Country for ‘Most Beautiful Urban College Campus’

Best Choice Schools

The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 8 in the country on Best Choice Schools’ list of “The 50 Most Beautiful Urban College Campuses.” According to Best Choice...

06/16/15

‘Holy Cross Partners with Global Career Accelerator Program Fullbridge to Prepare Students for Future Careers’

Bloomberg News| Yahoo! Finance

The College of the Holy Cross and Fullbridge, an education company that teaches undergraduate students how to navigate the business world, recently announced a new...