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Joseph Freyaldenhoven is the digital operations manager at Journeys of Faith, founded by Bob and Penny Lord.
He joined Journeys of Faith after 17 years as a Professional Chemical Engineer.
He has been with Journeys of Faith for over 30 years and traveled for 28 years with Bob and Penny Lord as they researched the Shrines all over the world.
He is responsible for all the book publishing, video production and digital media for Journeys of Faith
He enjoys writing about the Catholic Saints and adds some unique insights that he gathered at their Shrines.
He also adds excerpts from Bob and Penny Lord's extensive library on the Saints to the mix.
Latest Articles By Joseph Freyaldenhoven
Saint Dominic - Watchdog of God
"I give you arms, with which throughout your life, you may fight against the devil." We trace the life Saint Dominic Saint Dominic consecrated himself and dedicated his life to the salvation of souls. Saint Dominic was also given the gift of the Rosary by Our Lady when she appeared to him in France.
Miracle of the Eucharist of El Escorial Spain
What is El Escorial? It was originally a grand monastery, the Royal Monastery of Spain in honor of the Spanish Martyr, San Lorenzo, or St. Lawrence. The concept of this masterpiece of Spanish architecture came to King Philip II, as he fought a fierce battle against the French in St. Quentin, France in 1557.
Miracle of the Eucharist of Faverney Burgundy
Brother Hudelot pointed into the air. He couldn’t believe what he was seeing “Miracle!” he shouted, “Miracle!” All eyes followed his arm, up into the air, above the Altar. The monstrance was suspended in mid-air, right above where the Altar had been, but now without any visible means of support. It was slightly bent forward, and the left arm of the small cross on top, seemed to touch the bars
The Power of Jesus in the Eucharist where Hate was converted to Love Trani Italy
This article is about Love and hate. What would make a Man give up His Life for those who mock Him, reject Him, betray Him, choose a murderer over Him, strip Him, scourge Him, spit upon Him, nail Him to the Cross? Love, unconditional Love! What would make a woman take a consecrated Host, the vulnerable God-man and desecrate Him? Hate! But how does someone acquire that much hate and anger ag
Introducing Free Eucharistic Revival Newsletter
Journeys of Faith Founded by Bob and Penny Lord has created Eucharistic Revival Newsletter focused on the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.
Saint Camillus de Lellis and The Red Cross
Did you ever wonder where the Red Cross came from? Did you ever wonder who came up with the concept of the work to be done by the Red Cross, and the symbol of the Red Cross? Would you be surprised if we told you that it came to us through a Miracle of the Cross? Read on, brothers and sisters.
Saint Juliana Falconieri
There was a hush in the room. They had all seen it, but no one could believe their eyes. All of the sisters in the room, and the priest, fell to their knees in reverence to the Miraculous Gift they had been given. They prayed for the safe journey of the soul of their Foundress to her heavenly reward. In due time, her body was prepared for the funeral. Blessed Joan Solderini, who assumed the s
Miracle of the Eucharist of Offida Italy
The Lord allows Himself to be drawn back to Lanciano again. This could very well be called THE EUCHARISTIC MIRACLE OF LANCIANO II, because what we call the Miracle of Offida actually happened in Lanciano in the year 1273. Why did Jesus pick Lanciano yet a Second Time? What was the need for Him to manifest Himself again in this town in another Miraculous way? To the inquisitive mind, the scientific
Miracles in the Life of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga
Born March 9, 1568 in the castle of Castiglione dell Stivieri in Lombardy. From riches to rags, he answered the call to evangelize, going from Spain to Florence to Mantua where he served in the king's court to Casale Monferrato in northern Italy where he began to practice the ascetic life, to the Jesuit house of San Andrea to the Gesu, in Rome, where he is buried.
Blessed Imelda Bologna 1333; Dying of Love
What they saw astonished them. A bright white Host appeared above the head of Imelda, and remained suspended in air. They immediately called the priest. Upon witnessing what had happened, the priest took a paten, and went to where Imelda was kneeling. The bright Host, still suspended over her head, descended onto the Paten. The priest took this as a sign that Imelda was to be given her First Holy
The Ascension of Jesus into Heaven
Scripture tells us that Jesus appeared to His disciples many times between His Resurrection and His Ascension into Heaven. (John 20:30 - "Now, Jesus did many other signs in the presence of His disciples which are not recorded in this book.")The second time He appeared to His Apostles after His Resurrection, which is recorded in Scripture, was on the Sea of Galilee. (John 21:1-25)
Our Lady of the Burning Pine Tree Ocotlan, Mexico
The Lady responded softly, "Then follow Me. I will give you water to cure the disease. It will cure not only your family, but all who drink of it. My heart is ever ready to help those who are ill, for I cannot bear to see their misfortune."
Our Lady of La Salette France 1846
The visit of my Mary to earth on September 19, 1846 is usually referred to as OUR LADY OF TEARS or OUR LADY WHO WEPT. We sometimes believe that the only reason she is not weeping all the time is because she has the Beatific Vision of her Magnificent Son to comfort her. Let us learn why she was weeping in France in 1846!
Saint Gaspar del Bufalo the Saint who defied Napoleon
Saint Gaspar del Bufalo stood up against the powers of evil, which in his day was Napoleon Bonaparte. Founder of the Missionaries of the Most Precious Blood His famous words. "I cannot, I must not and I will not!" Apostle of the devotion to the Precious Blood, was born in Rome on January 6, 1786. As a devoted priest Saint Gaspar del Bufalo he revived the works of the apostolate in Ro
Visions of Saint Catherine of Siena
Visions of Saint Catherine of Siena Glimpses Heaven In each century, when the Church has been in need, the Lord has raised up powerful men and women to save her. Catherine was one of those powerful women, a light in the darkness of the Fourteenth Century. She had been chosen by her Lord and Savior to be His bride. And then, when He believed she was ready, He commissioned her to save His C
St. Padre Pio: Modern Saint of Obedience
By Amelia Monroe Carlson
Vigilant Sober Aware
By JFF III
CATHOLIC MOVIE REVIEW: Journey to Bethlehem
By Karen Salstrom
THE CHAPEL VEIL: Antiquated Practice or Holy Discipline?
By Karen Salstrom
Christmas without Christ
By Richard Auciello