Pilgrimage for Restoration

Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady's Martyrs of New France – Come to restore. The rest will come.

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Stunning website, serious reparation, Sunday togetherness – Pilgrimage for Restoration 2014

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

pilgrims_walk_into_autumnHonor.

Reparation.

Fellowship.

Wish to see & hear the kinds of things that inspire hundreds of Catholics to pilgrimage year after year? [Read more →]

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Liturgical schedule – Pilgrimage 2014

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

See the subject Mass schedule et al by clicking this hyper-link to take you to the blogpage at

http://pilgrimage.stblogs.com/files/2014/09/mass_schedule_pilg_2014_to_the_blog.pdf

All organizers are asked to [Read more →]

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Schedule of main events – Pilgrimage 2014

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Click on this hyper-link to view the main events scheduled for Pilgrimage 2014.

All organizers are hereby asked to [Read more →]

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Question #7 – “What food should I bring, and how should I pack it?”

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

In this post we’ll concentrate on what to pack for personal food reserves, and how to pack them. [Read more →]

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Question #6 – “What gear should I pack, and how should I pack it – and my tent?”

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

In this post we’ll concentrate on what to pack for personal gear, and how to pack it — including your tent. [Read more →]

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Question #5 – “What clothing should I pack, and how should I pack it?”

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

If you’ve read this page, you already know [Read more →]

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Question #4 – “What’s this I heard about rendezvous & ‘early-bird’ check-in?”

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments

That’s right. Every pilgrim must check-in upon arrival, preferably on Thursday afternoon or evening with the ‘early-birds’, then report to [Read more →]

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Returning pilgrims – please bring back your pilgrims’ prayerbook!

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments

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Veteran pilgrims are hereby asked, please, to bring their prayer books of years gone by to step-off this Friday morning!

The Directorate has no more Pilgrims’ Handbooks in stock and will NOT have them on hand to give, as in days gone by, to pilgrims at check-in. [Read more →]

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Question #3 – “Where can a pilgrim stay Thursday night, to be ready for step-off early Friday morning?”

September 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Once you’ve registered, begun to pray with fellow pilgrims, and requested the shuttle, it’s time to make plans to [Read more →]

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Question #2 – “So, how do I get to pilgrimage anyway?” Requesting the shuttle.

September 14th, 2014 · No Comments

After you’ve begun to pray with fellow pilgrims, registered and [Read more →]

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Question #1 – “What should I do first?”

September 14th, 2014 · No Comments

After registering, [Read more →]

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Q & A series to prepare pilgrims for step-off

September 14th, 2014 · No Comments

two_safeties_race_to_get_ahead_day_4_2007The race is on. It’s now five days to step-off, September 19.

Look for a (short) series of posts on this blog to appear two, sometimes three each day, starting later this morning.

The posts are specially designed to help pilgrims to find answers to the [Read more →]

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Pennsylvania-boy become Jesuit & Eastern Roman imprisoned for Christ in the Soviet Union explains the spirituality of a pilgrimage closer to home in New York

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

photo_fr_w_ciszek_1938_early_priesthoodNow in its 19th year, the Pilgrimage for Restoration has since its beginning drawn on the extraordinary benefits of the ancient Roman Liturgy: to nourish ordinary spirits with an extraordinary spirituality.

[Read more →]

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Our Lady’s Father has a surprise for you.

August 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Holy_Grandparents_of_Christ_Parents_of_Theotokos_7-2013And it includes cash.

You can thank St. Joachim, Grandfather of Christ, whose feast we celebrate today.

In other words, you don’t have to miss the pilgrimage because you were ‘a day late and a few dollars short’ (again?) this year. [Read more →]

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12 days of Christmas in summertime

August 12th, 2014 · No Comments

IHM at Fonda 2010Keep you eyes peeled for special rock-bottom discounts on the registration fee for individuals, groups & families.

All the days of Christmas in summertime fall on [Read more →]

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Our Lord’s Grandmother has a present for you.

July 26th, 2014 · No Comments

icon_st_anne_&_theotokosAnd it includes cash.

You can thank St. Anne, Grandmother of Christ, whose feast we celebrate today.

In other words, you don’t have to miss the pilgrimage because you were ‘a day late and a few dollars short’ (again?) this year.

Besides ‘alms for palms‘ to sponsor you, the organizers’ policy is that [Read more →]

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Did you miss the extended discount period for registration?

July 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Adirondack Magazine black & white shotWell, then today’s your lucky day.

You can thank Our Blessed and all-Immaculate Lady, St. Mary the Mother of Christ-God, whose feast -the Visitation – we celebrate today.

Thanks to your Mother, in other words, you don’t have to miss the pilgrimage because you were ‘a day late and a few dollars short’ (again?) this year.

Besides ‘alms for palms‘ to sponsor you, [Read more →]

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“What if I’m not sure yet I can make it? Can I register later, AND still get the discounted fee?”

June 24th, 2014 · No Comments

brigsYou betcha!

It’s quick, painless and there are no obligations.

Almost best of all, it can save you big bucks. Here’s how. [Read more →]

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Extra! Extra! … SAVINGS on the registration fee! Discount period extended. BUT HURRY!

June 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

two_safeties_race_to_get_ahead_day_4_2007ALL DISCOUNTS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED TO July 1 … and on an additional ‘12 days of Christmas in summertime‘.

(REGARDLESS what appears to the contrary on other pages of the blog, the website or the webforms used to register.)

Discounts for timely registration of a group OR a family are differentand have all changed in 2014.

BUT BOTH DISCOUNTS STILL HAVE IN COMMON THAT THEY ARE EXTENDED UNTIL July 1. [Read more →]

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Sample bulletin & web-announcements

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments

PASTORS, now you can ‘get rid of your parishioners’ the way you’ve always dreamt. Send them packing … on a traditional, walking pilgrimage.

We’ve made it easy for you to do so. [Read more →]

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Picture yourself already there

May 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Looks inviting, eh? Imagine: real life on pilgrimage just got even better.

New days & ways in 2014 mean you too can have ‘the time of your life’ again over a ‘long weekend’, Friday through Sunday, instead of [Read more →]

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Oration of St. Eustace Ahatsistari at his martyrdom

May 10th, 2014 · No Comments

How is it that the grace of baptism came to you?

Here is one reason — a flesh & blood reason that faith was planted firmly in our lands in the first place. And made its way eventually into your soul. [Read more →]

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Some give by going. Others go by giving.

May 7th, 2014 · No Comments

pro-terra_sancta_jerusalem_cross_in_flag“palmer” — a pilgrim returning from the Holy Land, palm branches in hand
“alms” — money or goods given as an act of charity

* * * * * * *

Call it alms for palms. [Read more →]

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Download the pilgrims’ daily prayer, composed by St. Nicholas of Flüe

May 1st, 2014 · No Comments

image_st_nicholas_of_flue_8-2013To make it easier to (remember and to) recite the short prayer each day, every pilgrim might wish to print it out, post it to the refrigerator in the kitchen, leave it at one’s night table next to the bed, tape it to the mirror in the bathroom … Ok, you get the point.

So, click here to download the prayer of St Nicholas of Flüe.

Bear in mind that praying it is an audible & mnemonic sign that you have already begun the pilgrimage, uniting with fellow pilgrims: each preparing to converge [Read more →]

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Why the emphasis on registering for pilgrimage?

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

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One word answers typically leave much to be desired, but this one pretty much sums up the reason for registering.

Registering is … [Read more →]

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A short step, long on savings.

April 1st, 2014 · No Comments

A brigade in prayer, Pilgrimage 2011Here follows a summary of registration-fees, with emphasis on discounts.

Discounts for timely registration of a group and a family are differentand have all changed in 2014. But both discounts still have in common that they [Read more →]

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Other martyrs of North America – of La Florida

February 12th, 2014 · No Comments

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Click here to learn the remarkable story of the martyrs of La Florida.

(Artist’s depiction – Martyrs of La Florida. Used with permission.)

http://martyrsoflafloridamissions.org

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The Souls’ Journey: a pilgrim’s story, everyone’s adventure

February 5th, 2014 · No Comments

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What is pilgrimage all about?

Read about it. Then get real. Join the journey. (Register.)

Click on the link to read The Souls’ Journey — an adventure of the spirit and of a lifetime.

Yours, too?

(Morning view from Mass site, eastward,
to the Lake of the Blessed Sacrament — aka “Lake George”.)

[Read more →]

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Eight months

January 19th, 2014 · No Comments

That’s right. 224 days.

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[Read more →]

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What drove these men to such lengths … of love?

January 8th, 2014 · No Comments

To find out, read this thrilling account, told by another sainted-eyewitness of the martyrdom of these Huron Braves.

Saints Eustace Ahatsistari, Paul Onnonhoaraton, and Stephen Totiri, pray for us!

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photographs – Pilgrimage 2013

November 1st, 2013 · No Comments

its_all-downhill_day_2_in_color_9_21_2013Click here to view a set of spectacular photos of the 18th annual Pilgrimage for Restoration which took place September 20-22.

(With thanks to Bro. Joseph Mary, MICM – photographer.)

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All Hallows everywhere lift high The Cross

October 31st, 2013 · No Comments

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Click here to view a set of spectacular photos of the 18th annual Pilgrimage for Restoration.

With thanks to Bro. Joseph Mary, MICM.

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Water, water everywhere

October 20th, 2013 · No Comments

cooks_go_at_it_preparing_supper_day_2_2012Do you & yours, or someone you know, drink bottled water?

If so, NCCL has some for you.

Left over from last month’s pilgrimage are 17 packs of 16.9 oz. bottles of pure spring water (24/pack) — all in the original packaging. [Read more →]

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A pro-life pilgrimage to D.C. in January

October 15th, 2013 · No Comments

elevation_sacred_chalice_1st_mass_9-20_2013_3This is something every young Catholic — and young-at-heart pro-lifer — will not want to miss!

Paul Schultz is helping to coordinate & promote events with other friends [Read more →]

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WANTED: volunteer blog master

October 11th, 2013 · No Comments

Mr_Six_prepares_brigades_for_step_off_9-23-2011If you would be interested in serving as blog master of this, the annual Pilgrimage for Restoration site, or can recommend someone, please contact the Director. [Read more →]

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Calling all pilgrims taking notes & photos!

September 29th, 2013 · No Comments

across_a_bridge_9-25-2011Pilgrims are kindly asked to submit recollections, accounts and/or photographs of Pilgrimage 2013.

Send your notes, stories and pictures (that will show well online) to the blogmaster at brigades.blogmaster@gmail.com.

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Blessings in 2013, with more anticipated in 2014. Mark your calendar!

September 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Adirondack MagazinePilgrims report many prayers answered on Pilgrimage 2013, which concluded Sunday, September 22.

Deo gratias!

Now’s the time to mark your 2014 calendar! [Read more →]

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Schedule of main events – Pilgrimage 2013

September 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Click on this hyper-link to view the main events scheduled for Pilgrimage 2013.

All organizers are hereby asked to print-out the schedule and to keep it on hand for immediate reference in the field this week during Pilgrimage 2013.

http://pilgrimage.stblogs.com/files/2013/09/schedule_main_events_pilg_2013_to_blog.pdf

A blessed pilgrimage!

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Liturgical schedule – Pilgrimage 2013

September 16th, 2013 · No Comments

See the subject Mass schedule et al by clicking this hyper-link to take you to the blogpage at

http://pilgrimage.stblogs.com/files/2013/09/Mass_schedule_final_to_blog_9-18-2013.pdf

All organizers are asked to print-out both pages of the schedule, in order to have it on hand for immediate reference during the days of Pilgrimage 2013 this week in the field.

Godspeed!

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ATTENTION pilgrims using shuttle Thursday: new over-night parking location Thursday through Sunday

September 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Pilgrims utilizing the shuttle this Thursday (only) should [Read more →]

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Returning pilgrims – please bring back your pilgrims’ prayerbook!

September 14th, 2013 · No Comments

a_prayer_book_of_fond_memories

Veteran pilgrims are hereby asked, please, to bring their prayer books of years gone by to step-off this Friday morning!

The Directorate has on hand only several dozen of the Pilgrims’ Handbooks that are usually given to all pilgrims at check-in. [Read more →]

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Question #5 – “What gear & clothing should I pack, and how should I pack it, and my food reserves?”

September 13th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’ve read this page, you already know [Read more →]

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Question #4 – “What’s this I heard about rendezvous & ‘early-bird’ check-in?”

September 5th, 2013 · No Comments

That’s right. Every pilgrim must check-in upon arrival, preferably on Thursday afternoon or evening with the ‘early-birds’, then report to [Read more →]

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Who is Eustace Ahatsistari?

September 4th, 2013 · No Comments

Read this thrilling account, told by another sainted-eyewitness of Eustace’s martyrdom to find out.

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Question #3 – “Where can a pilgrim stay Thursday night, to be ready for step-off early Friday morning?”

September 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

Once you’ve registered, begun to pray with fellow pilgrims, and requested the shuttle, it’s time to make plans to [Read more →]

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Deep discounts for students now available – But hurry!, limited time only

September 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

mighty-humble-safeties_cheer_9-2011In honor of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary, students can now register at cut-rate discounts until [Read more →]

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What does the ‘Modified Division’ of the pilgrimage organization look like, and where does it ‘fit in’?

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments

a_bridge_not_too_far_day_3_ca_2007This ‘schematic’ of the Modified Division gives a partial answer.

(This page of the FAQs provides a look at the ‘modified pilgrimage’ in general.)

The general Directorate and the Director of the Modified Division (MD) ask all [Read more →]

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Question #2 – “So, how do I get to pilgrimage anyway?” Requesting the shuttle.

August 29th, 2013 · No Comments

After you’ve begun to pray with fellow pilgrims, registered and [Read more →]

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Q & A series to prepare pilgrims for step-off

August 26th, 2013 · No Comments

two_safeties_race_to_get_ahead_day_4_2007The race is on. It is just under four weeks to step-off, September 20.

Look for a (short) series of posts on this blog to appear one by one starting tomorrow.

The posts are specially designed to help pilgrims to find answers to the [Read more →]

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Download the pilgrims’ daily prayer, composed by St. Nicholas of Flüe

August 25th, 2013 · No Comments

image_st_nicholas_of_flue_8-2013To make it easier to (remember and to) recite the short prayer each day, every pilgrim might wish to print it out, post it to the refrigerator in the kitchen, leave it at one’s night table next to the bed, tape it to the mirror in the bathroom … Ok, you get the point.

So, click here to download the prayer of St Nicholas of Flüe.

Bear in mind that praying it is an audible & mnemonic sign that you have already begun the pilgrimage, uniting with fellow pilgrims: each preparing to converge at the Lake of [Read more →]

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