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. Read More

Weather forecast for pilgrims

As pilgrims prepare for step off this Friday, here are pictures of the weather forecast for each campsite location. Pilgrims should keep the weather in mind as they prepare, and pack appropriate clothing and shoes. For suggestions, see this post.

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

23rd annual — 2018 A.D.

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Friday – Sunday
28 – 30 September

“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.

Question #5 – “What’s this I heard about check-in Thursday evening & rendezvous Friday morning?”

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 Read More

Ask in her holy Name today, and it will be given you and pilgrim-friends

Church of the Holy Name of Mary, Rome.
Ask a gift of Our Blessed and all-Immaculate Lady, St. Mary the Mother of God, whose feast – her holy Name – we celebrate today, September 12. And her pilgrim-friends (and yours) will be given a deep discount on the registration fee in exchange.

Thanks to your Mother, in other words, you don’t have to miss the pilgrimage because you were ‘a day late and a few dollars short’ (again?) this year.

Besides ‘alms for palms‘ to sponsor you, the organizers’ policy is that Read More

Your gift on her birthday? – Nativity of Our Blessed Lady

Nativity of Blessed Virgin MaryYou bet’cha. Today’s your lucky day.

You can thank Our Blessed and all-Immaculate Lady, St. Mary the Mother of God, whose feast – her holy Nativity – we celebrate today. September 8.

Thanks to your Mother, in other words, you don’t have to miss the pilgrimage because you were ‘a day late and a few dollars short’ (again?) this year.

Besides ‘alms for palms‘ to sponsor you, Read More