Pilgrimage as a Path to Holiness
“God evidently loves pilgrims. For to some, like Tobias, he sent angels as guides. To others, like Abraham, he just said, ‘Arise and go’” (Catherine Doherty, Strannik, 7).
Catherine de Hueck Doherty, the foundress of Madonna House, was born and raised in Russia. Her Russian upbringing obviously had an important role in her spiritual formation, which in turn, had and continues to have an important role in Madonna House spiritual formation. The intricacies of that topic can be explored in Catherine’s many books and lectures, as well as many writings by members of the Madonna House community. This little article, on