Devotions
Part 8  Actions, Objects, Shrines, and Pilgrimages

Chapter v82 Shrines, and Pilgrimages

Preliminary Questions

Bibliography

Shrines

Pilgrimages

To think About

Preliminary Questions

Have you ever made a pilgrimage?  To where?  Describe your experience?

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Bibliography

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Shrines

the Holy Land, the 7 Churches of Rome, the tomb of St. Thomas a Becket in Canterbury, the tomb of St. James in Santiago.  TCP 74

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Pilgrimages

Fr. Tom:  "What is the difference between a vacation and a pilgrimage?"
Fr. Noel:  "You don't come home from a pilgrimage!"

Middle Ages:  Pilgrimage becomes a popular form of prayer -- Destinations:  the Holy Land, the 7 Churches of Rome, the tomb of St. Thomas a Becket in Canterbury, the tomb of St. James in Santiago.  TCP 74

Would contemporary marches -- e.g. Right to Life -- be considered Pilgrimages?

In the footsteps of Saint Paul...

World Youth Day
Pilgrimage of youth from Paris to Chartres
Pilgrimages to the Abbey of Einsiedeln
Cincinnati:  Mount Adams on Good Friday...

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To Think About

What other shrines and pilgrimages?

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