Benedictine Hills youth pilgrimage
Saturday, October 19
Time: Noon - Central Time
Location: Walk begins at Archabbey Church, Saint Meinrad Archabbey
The men's and women's Benedictine communities of Saint Meinrad
Archabbey and Monastery Immaculate Conception are co-sponsoring a
youth pilgrimage to take place the afternoon of Saturday, October
The day's events will begin at noon (CDT) at the Archabbey
Church of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, IN. Following a
brief prayer for pilgrims, the group will walk the six miles along
country roads to Monastery Immaculate Conception.
Pilgrims will arrive at the Monastery Church at Ferdinand for
Vespers at 5 p.m. (EDT), followed by a cookout with members of both
The Benedictine Hills pilgrimage is open to parish youth groups,
campus ministry groups and Newman Center communities, as well as
individuals who wish to join the walk. Groups are encouraged to
bring a banner or standard to walk with and to use in the
procession into the Monastery Church.
The cost is $7 per pilgrim (to be collected upon arrival) to
cover the cost of supper (lunch is not provided).
Participants are reminded to bring comfortable walking shoes,
snacks or bottled water, sunglasses, sunscreen, and warm or cool
clothes, depending on the weather.
Pilgrims are asked to register at www.saintmeinrad.org/youth-pilgrimage/
and to check the website in case of rain.