O God, who didst vouchsafe to bestow upon blessed Anne such grace, that she was found worthy to become the mother of her who brought forth Thine only-begotten Son; mercifully grant that we who celebrate her festival, may be helped by her intercession with Thee. Through the same Our Lord Jesus Christ …” Collect of today’s liturgical festival
Well, then today’s your lucky day.
You can thank Our Blessed and all-Pure Lady, St. Mary the Mother of Christ-God, whose feast – her holy Visitation – we (including Ss. Elizabeth & John the Forerunner, dancing for joy in utero) celebrate July 2.
Thanks to your Mother, in other words, you don’t have to miss the pilgrimage (again?) because you were ‘a day late and a few dollars short’ this year.
Thanks to your heavenly Mother you don’t have to miss the pilgrimage because you were ‘a day late and a few dollars short’ (again?) this year.
Discounts are still available for individuals the months of June , July, and August. See this page for details. But the rock-bottom discounts for groups & families are available on the “12 days of Christmas in summertime”.
“And seeing the multitudes, he [Christ] had compassion on them: because they were distressed, and lying like sheep that have no shepherd. Then he saith to his disciples, The harvest indeed is great, but the labourers are few.” Mt. ix, 36-37
by Annika DeMaster, 16 – Immaculate Heart of Mary Brigade
Dear fellow Pilgrims,
I would like to ask you to join me in praying for (more…)
In your charity, would you pray for pilgrims and especially the priest-chaplains?
To beg God to draw them to pilgrimage, and – for the chaplains – to minister to the pilgrims: including to invite & lead their own flocks on pilgrimage for restoration, on The Way to Auriesville.
If you will, then other pilgrims already praying wish you to join them!
Contact Prayer-Team Leader & veteran (more…)
Were you there that Friday evening in 2003, at the “Canawagha Castle”, above the then-Blessed Kateri Shrine in Fonda?
(The sun was shining brightly that year — for a welcomed change! — even after 5pm. And those were the days the pilgrimage took four days, ending on a Saturday.)
Let everyone know.
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Discounts expire June 1.
It’s never been easier to register. Thanks to a generous pilgrim-programmer, the form is now completely overhauled, making registration a cinch. It calculates your discounts automatically and takes you directly to PayPal in one click, or allows you to pay by check.
Are you finding the fee difficult to afford? Ask (more…)
To make it easier to remember and recite the short prayer each day, every pilgrim might wish to print it out, post it to the refrigerator in the kitchen, leave it at one’s night table next to the bed, tape it to the mirror in the bathroom … Ok, you get the point.
So, click here to download the prayer of St Nicholas of Flüe.
Spread the word, too!
Post the file to your Facebook page or blog.