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 doesn’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

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

two_safeties_race_to_get_ahead_day_4_2007ALL DISCOUNTS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED TO July 1.

(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

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

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

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

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

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Call it alms for palms. Read more

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

Registering is … Read more

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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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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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”.)

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Eight months

January 19, 2014 | Leave a Comment

That’s right. 224 days.

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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!

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

With thanks to Bro. Joseph Mary, MICM.

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

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

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

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.

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

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!

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

After registering, Read more

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

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

end_of_pilgrimage_2003_photo_at_canawaugha_castleSo have millions of Christians ever since Christ bade us, “Come, follow me”.

And most of them (and all of us since 1996) have even returned home to tell about the journey.

Why not you? Read more

st_isaac_brigade_reforms_early_day-2_ca_2001This ‘schematic’ of brigade organization gives a partial answer.

(This page of the FAQs provide a more complete answer.)

The Directorate and the Chief of Brigadiers ask all brigadiers & their officers Read more

Adirondack MagazineThe Directorate and the Chief of Brigadiers ask all brigadiers & their officers to download the Brigade Manual for reference before step-off.

The linked manual is, in its current form, in serious need Read more

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“palmer” — a pilgrim returning from the Holy Land, palm branches in hand

“alms” — money or goods given as an act of charity

* * * * * * *

Yes. It’s called alms for palms. Read more

Holy_Grandparents_of_Christ_Parents_of_Theotokos_7-2013The discount period on registration fees for groups & families expired June 1. But that doesn’t mean you or your friends and family are stuck.

Thanks to Our Blessed Lady’s charity commemorated on this, the feast of her Mother, St. Anne, you and your friends & family may register TODAY at the Read more

Our_Lady_of_Mt_Carmel_7-2013The discount period on registration fees for groups & families expired June 1. But that doesn’t mean you or your friends and family are stuck.

Thanks to Our Blessed Lady’s charity commemorated on this her feast of Mount Carmel, you and your friends & family may register TODAY at the discounted rate.

But hurry. The ‘grace period’ ends Read more

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

July 2, the feast of Our Blessed Lady’s Visitation, was the first of the 12 days.

Hint: the next day of special discounts is Read more

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We Have Here No Abiding City

from Lenten conferences given by Friar Bede Jarrett, OP
Our Lady of Victories – Kensington, England 1932

We are pilgrims – travelers; we have no lasting city here; we have no home. We are urged to live, Read more

pro-terra_sancta_jerusalem_cross_in_flagWhy does the answer to the subject question not really matter?

Because pilgrimage is not so much about ambulating by foot, as about the movement of the soul to encounter Christ ‘buried’ deep in the heart: about passing through Read more

Meister_des_Marienlebens_Visitation_of_BVMThe discount period on registration fees for groups & families expired June 1. But that doesn’t mean you or your friends and family are stuck.

Thanks to Our Blessed Lady’s charity commemorated on this day, the feast of the Visitation, you and your friends & family may register TODAY at the discounted rate.

But hurry. The ‘grace period’ ends Read more

Click here to view a ‘schematic’ of the organization that administers the Pilgrimage for Restoration.

judge_judy_gives_instructive_blessingIf the prayer & penance for the sake of your own soul’s salvation were not sufficient reason to move you to make pilgrimage, do yesterday’s decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court further erroding natural Read more

wilderness_Mass_narrowOur Blessed Mother & Theotokos has asked that her faithful children do reparation for the sins (mine, yours, ours and ‘theirs’) which are committed against Her Immaculate Heart.

She’s been so good to you — even when you are not paying attention. Or did you forget she’s been watching over and caring for you, just like a good mother, all these years. And not only when you were little babe in your (other) Mother’s arms.

What kind of child are you? Will you now console her in turn, when she is sorrowful?

(You don’t even have to travel to make pilgrimage in reparation. Find out how easy it is. Click here.) Read more

a_brigade_in_the_woods_9-2011Few can.

Youngsters, mostly. (And then only because they sing!)

Some newcomers try, too.

But nobody has to. (In a moment you’ll find out about the transport & ‘TLC’ provided every step of the way.)

Take it from the veterans: Read more

Cn_Hellmann_incenses_altar_9-25-2011Now in its 18th 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