On April 17, pilgrims from Trinity left for Greece and Rome to follow in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul. Follow along to see what they see on their journey. Retrace their steps on Days 2-3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, and Day 8.
Day 9: April 25
Trinity Pilgrims take in Rome, including the Pantheon, the Forum, Circus Maximus, the Arch of Titus, the Baths of Caracalla, the Arch of Constantine, Trevi Fountain, and the Spanish Steps.
The ruins of the church built at the place where Saints Peter and Paul were imprisoned in Rome
Trinity Pilgrims take it all in
There’s a reason they call Rome “the Eternal City”
Trinity Pilgrims encounter anti-fascist demonstrators at the Pantheon in Rome. Prayers for Ukraine.
The Arch of Constantine
Standing by the imposing Arch of Titus, Michael Battle reminds Trinity pilgrims that Paul was up against the Empire, in the forms of both power and a citizenry socialized by violence. But Paul’s spirituality introduced a new understanding of citizenry—one in which power is found in the actions of love in solidarity with the poor—by being “in Christ.”