Amtrak Cardinal and California Zephyr – Washington DC – Sacramento, CA

August 2016 trip across the US from Washington DC to Sacramento, CA. Washington DC to Chicago was via the tri-weekly Cardinal the “other” Chicago-Washington-New York train. Unlike the daily Capital Limited, this train is not equipped with bi-level Superliner cars. This train features Viewliner sleepers and Amfleet coach and business class and food service cars…

Consistory 2010: Washington, D.C. Returns a Visit to Rome

Two years after Pope Benedict XVI brought the message of “Christ Our Hope” to Washington, DC, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, was elevated to the College of Cardinals by our Holy Father at the November 2010 Consistory at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Among the thousands of pilgrims who gathered in Rome to…