About The Faithful Traveler
The Faithful Traveler is a travel series for television produced by David and Diana von Glahn. As the show’s host, Diana explores the art, architecture, history and faith behind shrines and places of pilgrimage around the world.
The Faithful Traveler in the United States: East Coast Shrines is a 13-episode series that features shrines and cathedrals along the East Coast of the U.S.
The Faithful Traveler in the Holy Land is a 6-episode series that explores sacred sites throughout Israel and Palestine, including Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jericho, Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, the Jordan River, the Sea of Galilee, Ein Karem, Qumran, and more.
A Papal Pilgrimage in the Holy Land is a 3-part special that explores the important history behind Papal pilgrimages to the Holy Land, including the background behind Pope Paul VI’s meeting with Patriarch Athenagoras in 1964, and the significance of the meeting of Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew in 2014.
The Faithful Traveler in Portugal is a nine-episode series some of the many sacred sites that dot the Portuguese landscape. From monasteries and convents to cathedrals and shrines, there is a lot for the faithful traveler to see in this amazing country, beginning with its most famous—Fátima—and including many breathtaking sacred sites throughout Portugal’s beautiful cities of Lisbon, Santarem, Coimbra, Batalha, Alcobaça, Porto, Braga, and more!
- The Faithful Traveler in the California Missions
About Diana von Glahn
Born and raised in San Diego, Diana is the second of four first-generation Mexican-American girls. At the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts, she developed a life-long need for a balance of creative and intellectual pursuit. Diana earned a BA in English at Pepperdine University, and a law degree at the University of Notre Dame Law School. After a brief career as an attorney, Diana moved to New York City to pursue a career in publishing. She has been an editor for in a variety of genres, including kid’s nonfiction, graphic design, cookbooks, Catholic newspapers, and legal books. She met David in New York and they married in Philadelphia. The Faithful Traveler was born on their honeymoon in France. Diana has been visiting Catholic shrines, churches, & places of pilgrimage as long as she can remember. A lifelong Catholic, she has always loved the feeling of home that a Catholic church gives her. Through The Faithful Traveler, she hopes to share her love of and help others appreciate the Catholic faith.
David shoots and directs The Faithful Traveler. As a convert to Catholicism, his voice is invaluable to the series, giving it the insight needed to make sense to new and on-Catholics alike. A native New Yorker, David graduated from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Telecommunications.