Let Our Lady of Mt. Carmel leave something sweet in your pocket on one of the 12 days of Christmas in summertime.

Our Lady of Mount CarmelThe discount period on registration fees for groups & families expired June 1. But that doesn’t mean you or your friends and family are stuck.

Thanks to Our Blessed Lady’s charity commemorated today on her feast of Mount Carmel, July 16, you and your friends & family may register at the discounted rate.

But hurry. The ‘grace period’ ends at (more…)

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Did you miss the extended discount period for registration?

Adirondack MagazineWell, 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.

Besides ‘alms for palms‘ to sponsor you, (more…)

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Download the pilgrims’ daily prayer, composed by St. Nicholas of Flüe

image_st_nicholas_of_flue_8-2013 “Pray without ceasing.” It’s never too early to join fellow pilgrims in prayer. To make it easier to remember and recite the short prayer each day, every pilgrim is asked 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.

Print it out, and take copies to your parish or church events, and distribute them to friends, family, parishioners, and fellow Catholics everywhere. (more…)

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Dates of the 23rd annual Pilgrimage for Restoration A.D. 2018

Friday – Sunday
September 28-30
A.D. 2018

Feast of the Martyrs of New France – Jean de Brébeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions
26 September

Spread the word!
Post it on your blog or website!
Pin it to the bulletin board in the vestibule at your parish!
Publish it in your parish bulletin or e-newsletter!
Put it on your parish’s e-bulletin board!

Invite your Pastor and/or favorite Priest!

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Question #9 – “Who supplies what for whom, and when?”

Organizers supply bottled water throughout, and supplement meals with hot soup & bread in the evening and hot water & bread with jam at breakfast.

Pilgrims supply their own powdered coffee, hot chocolate, tea bags, instant hot breakfast cereal, as well as cups, plates, bowls, spoons et cetera at each meal.

The Company of St. René Goupîl’s volunteers help pilgrims throughout. The Company provides some first-aid for foot-sore, blistered pilgrims. The volunteers also transport pilgrims’ gear from camp to camp — and give rides to weary walkers, too. They also help to prepare bivouacs along the way. Pilgrims assist one another — especially the women & children — to pitch tents.

Friday and Saturday’s privately owned sites are equipped with running water, toilets, a few showers and wash basins, with remote electrical supply only.

Pilgrim families or/and seniors participating in the “Modified Pilgrimage” may park RVs at each private campsite for an additional fee paid directly to the campsite personnel or owners on location.

In every instance, parents or seniors contact the manager/owner directly, optimally in advance.

day-1 Fri-Sat — Alpine Lake RV Resort Bob Scott, office mgr 518-654-6260

day-2 Sat-Sun — Pop’s Lake Campground “Kat” or Bob Stead, owners 518-883-8678

Pilgrims may camp Sunday night at the Martyrs’ Shrine, but there is no hook-up or water on site. Pilgrims must obtain written permission from the Pilgrimage Coordinator at the Shrine. beth.lynch@martyrshrine.org

Pilgrims staying overnight in the area make reservations at local lodgings. See this page for info.

For more information about accommodations, see the other FAQs on this blog, and the website.

Pilgrimage for Restoration
Come to restore. The rest will come.

22nd annual — 2017 A.D.

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Friday – Sunday
29 September – October 1

“Now is the acceptable time.”

 

Your friends staying home this year can make pilgrimage from afar, from home or parish: obtain a plenary indulgence, sponsor a pilgrim (or two), request prayers or offer them — all from this page.

Listen to and learn the Songs of Pilgrimage!

“No one makes pilgrimage alone.”
Oremus pro invicem.
In unione orationum.
Ad majorem Dei gloriam.

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