Author Archives: Margaret Antonio

About Margaret Antonio

Margaret Antonio is valedictorian of the 2012 graduating class of Immaculate Conception Academy. She is a student at Boston College.

More from Margaret — Saturday photos

Mass before leaving for the airport

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Saturday — coming home

Saturday, August 27 Flying Home 11:00 am Waiting We have arrived at the Madrid Barajas airport for our 2:00 departure. However, with the coming of Hurricane Irene, it looks like we will encounter a little turbulence on our way back … Continue reading

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Madrid to London to Boston

Saturday, August 27 Here are a couple short videos from our trip home…photos to come later. Busing between planes in London Back in Boston — ahead of Irene

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Friday…getting ready for the return trip

Friday August 26 7:00 am Early Risers “The early bird gets the worm.” We woke up early and we got the worm. Getting up at 5:30 in this morning was entirely worth it in order to have a private mass … Continue reading

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A Thursday Evening in Fatima — photos

The place where Our Lady appeared to the children of Fatima People light candles for prayer intentions

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A visit to Fatima

Thursday, August 25 — The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal Prayer and sacrifice. Peace and forgiveness. These are the highlights of Our Lady’s message to the children of Fatima. They also characterize our pilgrimage: prayer alone in … Continue reading

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To Salamanca…and Fatima

Wednesday, August 24 8:30 am Bus Time Today, we begin our journey to Fatima with a three-hour stop in Salamanca, where I will see my brother whom I haven’t seen in three years. I was so excited last night that … Continue reading

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Lost…and found

Tuesday August 23 10:30 am Lost. I don’t think I have ever run so fast in my life! At the convent this morning, I was uploading pictures on the computer for the blog.  We would be leaving soon and I … Continue reading

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Monday — Behind the walls of Avila

Narrow streets in Toledo 10:00 am Good morning sunshine! Waking up this morning was like waking up in heaven. It reminded me of a movie I had seen about a boy who escaped from a concentration camp and was taken … Continue reading

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Sunday in Toledo — photos

Shelter from the rain as we walk through the streets of Toledo

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