The Gospel Trail takes pilgrims and recreational hikers on the 37-mile journey that Jesus may have followed as he started his three-year public ministry.
The Pilgrimage Choir of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will host a trip to Turkey and Greece, Oct. 7-16.
Come and “Explore the Other Holy Land” with Father Dennis Dempsey of St. Dominic in Northfield and The Catholic Spirit
“If God does not provide a remedy from His hand, this land is about to be lost,” Mexico’s first bishop, Franciscan Friar Juan de Zumárraga, wrote in a letter to the king of Spain.
Pilgrimage has been part of the Christian tradition for centuries. A pilgrimage is a spiritual journey to a sacred place. The journey can be near or far — as close as a neighboring church or as distant as halfway around the world. It can be a day-trip, a 10- to 14-day excursion or any other duration.
The Pontifical Institute Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center offers pilgrims to the Holy Land a variety of services. The following are the center’s suggestions for preparing for a pilgrimage to the area.