Emma Silvestri

Emma Silvestri

Emma Silvestri is a freelance writer in Europe.

Articles by Emma Silvestri

Camino Croatia: A medieval pilgrimage route restored

Mar 10, 2024 / 06:00 am

Unbeknownst to many, Croatia boasts one of those ancient routes leading to the famous Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

Norway begins preparations for Jubilee of St. Olaf in 2030 

Feb 18, 2024 / 06:00 am

The Church in Norway has begun plans for the millennium celebration of St. Olaf’s death.

Norway monks consecrate new church in area of ancient ruins of Munkeby

Jan 14, 2024 / 06:00 am

Monks of the Cistercian Trappist order consecrated a new church in December, inaugurating their brand-new monastery in the Trondheim Fjord. 

Thousands of ‘Star Singers’ continue tradition of bringing Christ’s blessings for new year

Dec 31, 2023 / 07:00 am

Every year in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, thousands of children go from door to door dressed as the three Wise Men to bring the blessing of Christ.

The city of Lyon, France, honors Mary with light festival on Dec. 8

Dec 8, 2023 / 06:00 am

The tradition of the Festival of Lights goes back to 1852 before the dogma of the Immaculate Conception was even proclaimed.