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. See also Question #8, “What food should I bring, and how should I pack it?”.
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 Susan Dugan, Assistant mgr 518-654-6260
day-2 Sat-Sun — Pop’s Lake Campground “Kat” or Bob Stead, owners 518-883-8678
day-3 Sun-Mon — 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. email@example.com
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.
24th annual — 2019 A.D.
Friday – Sunday
27 – 29 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.