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National Shrine Pilgrimage


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2014 Lenten Pilgrimage to Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Renew your faith and deepen your devotion with a one day Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

The cost for the Pilgrimage is $20 per person, which includes lunch at the Basilica. Transportation is not included and will be arranged by your parish or parishes that combine together for bus transportation.

Activities available at the Shrine, which is included in your registration fee, consist of Mass with Bishop Burbidge, the Rosary prayed in different languages, tours led by the staff and Diocesan Seminarians, Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Confession, Stations of the Cross, a family scavenger hunt, visits to the book store, and free time.

For more information and registration contact your parish promoter (PDF). Deadline for registration is March 15, 2014.

Find your parish promoter (PDF)

Pilgrimage schedule (PDF)

Promoter information

Choir being formed to sing at the Opening Mass of the Pilgrimage: Rehearsal will take place at the Shrine before the Mass. If anyone is interested in joining the choir, please contact Mark Pichowicz: Mark.Pichowicz@raldioc.org

For questions about the pilgrimage, contact:
Fr. John McGee, OSFS
Email: jmcgee@iccwilm.org
Phone: 910-791-1003, ext. 16 

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception