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04 May

Early history of the Jesuits Many a time, a seemingly commonplace incident sets in motion a chain of events that lead to far reaching changes which impact the world. In this case, it was a cannonball fired from a French gun in battle that hit a soldier and mangled his leg, which acted as the […]

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11 April

Traditionally eaten on Good Friday, hot cross buns have a history dating to as long back as the 14th century. A bun with a similar recipe called an ‘Alban Bun’ was said to have originated in St Alban’s Abbey in England.  Brother Thomas Radcliffe, a 14th-century monk is said to have developed the recipe and […]

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10 April

Why is it called Good Friday when Jesus died on this day? The meaning of Good, though obsolete now, meant holy and pious. It was used in that sense to describe the passion of Jesus, as he underwent the ordeal and humiliation of a painful crucifixion. It is incomprehensible, why the Son of God willingly […]

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09 April

The Last Supper or the Lord’s Supper is also called Maundy Thursday. Although it is a widely used term, its meaning is not so well known. The term Maundy derives from the Latin word mandatum for commandment. The commandment here being the defining words that Jesus spoke that evening. The words appear in these verses from John […]

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17 February

Pilgrim Stays Launch: A new company with its website targeting Christian Travel was launched in Bangalore on the 16th of February 2020. The website was launched by His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias, President of the Conference of Catholic Bishops’ of India and Member of the Council of Cardinals in the presence of His Excellency Giambattista […]

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31 January

Hi everyone and welcome to Pilgrim Stays! Pilgrim Stays is a new initiative in Christian travel by Tripvillas and ATC Publishers. While both Tripvillas and ATC Publishers have distinguished themselves in the travel and Christian publishing fields, we felt it was worthwhile to share with you the why and how of this idea whose time […]

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