NOTE: This post originally wrongly reported Rory, Mr. Burke’s son, as the victim of the auto accident. I beg pardon of The Burke Family and pilgrim-friends for the error. — G. Lloyd, Director
With profound sadness news touches fellow pilgrims far and wide, telling of dreadful, life-threatening injuries to pilgrim and Father of generous veteran organizer Rory Burke of Baltimore, Maryland. (more…)
Pilgrim families & seniors arriving Sunday, September 27, are most welcome to join pilgrim families & seniors already on pilgrimage at 10:00 Sunday morning, arriving at the Shrine for special events there.
“These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress: but have confidence, I have overcome the world.” Jn. xvi, 33
Christ is risen! Truly he is risen!
The following is a good word from Pilgrimage Chaplain, Rev. Fr. Gregory Pendergraft, who addressed the following lines via e-mail this morning to his Roman flock at St. Stephen of Hungary Parish in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
As we are subjected to yet more weeks of social distancing, it is important to remember that fear has been used in every (more…)
Dates for Pilgrimage 2020 are, as is the custom, the last weekend in September.
This year the traditional feast of the martyrs of New France, September 26, occurs directly in the midst of pilgrimage, on Saturday.
Friday – Sunday, 25 – 27 September 2020 A.D.
Check back soon to download the pilgrims’ prayer, and for announcements of very special events.
Come to restore. The rest will come.
Campers staying Thursday night at the Battleground Campground at Lake George ARE OBLIGED, naturally, to keep their own campsite and all the campground clean and orderly, including the public bathrooms.
Every camper must observe the quiet time from 10:0pm til 07:00am. That means LIGHTS OUT and that no one beyond your site, in an adjacent site, may hear you make any noise after 10:00pm Thursday evening until 07:00 Friday morning.
Please spread the word.
The pilgrimage does not begin until Friday morning. Every camper who overnights at the Battleground Campground is responsible to pay the fee to the campground authorities, and to comport himself peaceably and with every respect to the law, to good order, to public authorities and all others who visit the place.
Pilgrim families & seniors arriving Sunday are most welcome to join other pilgrim families & seniors already on pilgrimage as early as 10:00am Sunday morning at the Shrine in Auriesville for special, new events there.
Families & newcomer pilgrim-friends will gather (more…)
That’s right. Every pilgrim must check-in upon arrival.
We strongly advise you to do that on Thursday afternoon or evening with the ‘early-birds’.
It’s possible Friday morning, too — but barely. There is always too little time.
That’s because every pilgrim, without exception, must also report to (more…)