Blisters part of the drill for Pro-Life Walkers

ROMEOVILLE, IL (CNS) – “I am a survivor of abortion,” Dave Bathon told the Catholic Explorer, newspaper of the Joliet Diocese, by telephone. The 21-year-old former student of Naperville’s SS. Peter and Paul School called from the road — he is one of about 40 college students walking across the country this summer to promote…

Life message has Mercy grad walking across U.S.

By Lisa Schulte The Catholic Voice This summer, Jenna Wilson walks with a mission. The 19-year-old from Omaha is spending 11 weeks walking across the country to spread the pro-life message. As a member of Crossroads, a Catholic pro-life ministry primarily for college students, Wilson and several other young adults are making the 3,200 mile…

Students Brave Mid-West Heat Wave on Pro-Life Walk

DALLAS, TX – LINCOLN, NE – MINNEAPOLIS, MN – For the 11th consecutive summer, Crossroads, a group of over 40 college students from across the country, is conducting three 3,000-mile walks across America, from the west coast to the east coast to promote the value of human life. “Each of the groups continue to walk…

Annual Walk Across America Crosses Montana

HELENA, MT– For the 11th consecutive summer, a group consisting of dozens of college students from all around the country, called Crossroads, is sponsoring a 3,000-mile walk across America to witness to the sanctity of human life. The walk began in Seattle, WA and will conclude at the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington,…

3,000 Mile Walk Across America Crosses Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – For the 11th consecutive summer, a group of Pro Life college students called Crossroads is sponsoring walks across America. Their mission is to help restore a “culture of life.” This past weekend, Crossroads spoke at several churches in the Salt Lake City area. “These courageous youth are sacrificing their vacations…

Everything Awesome is Hard

By Paul Hewson, On a hot day in May, in the middle of the endless desert, a determined group of eight sojourners hiked east on Highway 62 through the city of Joshua Tree, California. The hikers endured intense heat in an attempt to reach their goal — the Arizona border — by Saturday. However, the…

Crossroads finishes Spring Break Pro-Life Walk

MIAMI, FL – During this Spring Break, college students from across the country tood part in the first annual Crossroads pro-life walk up the Florida coast. The walk began in Miami on Monday, March 28th and ended in St. Augustine on Saturday, April 2rd. Out of support for Terri Schiavo and her family, the walkers…

Pope John Paul II: 1920-2005

ROME – Pope John Paul II died late on Saturday night, April 2, ending one of the longest and most influential pontificates in the history of the Catholic Church. The Holy Father remained “extraordinarily serene” during his final illness, according to his spokesman, Joaquin Navarro-Valls. He had suffered heart failure the previous evening while being…

Crossroads hosts “Passion” book signing

ANN ARBOR, MI – “Inside the Passion” author, Fr. John Bartunek, LC, theological adviser to Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of The Christ” held a book signing, and read a brief selection from his book, “Inside the Passion” on Wednesday, March 23 at the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor. The event was sponsored…

Crossroads join Knights in St. Patricks Day Parade

DENVER, CO – Concluding a one week pro-life tour of colleges and universities in the West and Midwest, Crossroads’ Campus Director, Mark Thomason, and former Crossroads’ walker Tom Thomason will participate in the Knights of Columbus St. Patrick’s Day Festivities in Denver, Colorado on Saturday, March 12, 2005. The Thomasons will be joining the Knights…