The Remnant's Catholic Heroes. . .
Remnant Tours honors Fr. Stock in 2019: After the Chartres Pilgrimage this year, Remnant Tours will be visiting the tomb of this heroic priest whose story tells us so much about the indomitable spirit of the Catholic Faith, which in this case was a light even in the darkness of a POW camp during World War II. Please, God, grant Your poor suffering Church more priests of the caliber of the great Father Franz Stock.
June 5th through June 17, 2019: Follow along very day with Remnant Tours on Pilgrimage to Chartres!
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Those who’ve walked the Pilgrimage to Chartres, France, know how difficult it is to take even a few steps more, once they finally arrive in the old City of Chartres. And yet just a short distance from Notre-Dame de Chartres is a place that for Catholics is well worth the effort.
It is the tomb of Fr. Franz Stock, a German priest who died alone in a Parisian hospital in February 1948, not yet forty-four years old, having run his frail body ragged in the service of French and German Catholics—Allied and Axis alike—during World War II.
“How much do they pay you to turn your back on your own people?”
James Carroll knows where the money is.
The former Paulist priest has a made a career of attacking the Catholic faith—his most famous work, Constantine’s Sword, is a cartoonish rant against the Church’s majesty and power, worthy of the cheapest fundamentalist tract or the most poorly researched Game of Thrones-tier Atheist Reddit post.