pilgrimage

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The unknown elements of our pilgrimage are as important as the known ones, writes Peter Gallagher SJ. He helps us reflect on the equal parts played by faith and uncertainty in our journey towards the city of God.Abraham set out without knowing where he was going (Hebrews 11.8). The pilgrimage towards God is sure of its ultimate destination but has many uncertainties before that goal is reached. We are returning to God: this we know. How precisely he will draw us to himself, we do not know...
Irene, Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, Ian and Karen at the Pilgrimage Party
A group of parishioners and volunteers from Farm Street Church joined the Westminster Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes. The journey started on 21st July, with the different parishes, chaplaincies and the youth services travelling to the sanctuary by air and train. Cardinal Vincent Nichols welcomed the pilgrims in France and at home with a video. A reflection for each day was shared by various bishops and priests. Throughout the pilgrimage, more videos were shared on Facebook and Twitter with live...
Representatives from Farm Street Church and Grosvenor Chapel in Mayfair joined together for a pilgrimage to Rome, focusing on Early Christian art and architecture, years and heritage the two congregations share as Roman Catholics and Anglicans.Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, George McCombe, and Patricia Morgan, from Farm Street, were together with other four pilgrims from Grosvenor Chapel, for the week-long visit, which started on the 29th April.Steven Fachada, Co- Master of Ceremonies at Farm Street...
Please join Farm Street's annual pilgrimage to England’s National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in Norfolk, led by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ. The day includes prayers and talks en route, visits to the Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican shrines, walking the Holy Mile and free time.PROGRAMMECoach departing from Mount Street at 8:30am, returning there via drop-off at Victorian Station at approximately 8pmCOSTCoach and buffet lunch: £35, cash or cheque made payable to FARM STREET CHURCH...
At the end of the JECSE Pastoral Conference, Jesuit schools’ chaplains had the chance to take part in a pilgrimage in the steps of St Ignatius. Chaplains from nine UK Jesuit schools were joined by chaplains from two schools in the Ignatian family run by the Loreto Sisters for the three-day trip.“The idea was to walk in the footsteps of St Ignatius” explained Fr Tim Byron SJ, currently priest chaplain at Wimbledon College and assistant at the Jesuit Institute, which organised the pilgrimage. “...
The Farm St Church Camino in the steps of St Ignatius set off on Sunday for two weeks of walking and pilgrimage in northern Spain.The group of 19, led by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, landed in Barcelona. Their first stop has been Verdu, at the Shrine and birthplace of St Peter Claver, the 17th century Jesuit priest known as the ‘slave to the slaves’ for his work with the slaves of what is modern day Colombia.“The opening Mass and the first day morning prayer were dedicated to the victims of human...
On the last Saturday of May there is a Parish pilgrimage to Walsingham in Norfolk, the national shrine of Our Lady, led by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ. This begins at the Anglican Shrine and finishes with the pilgrim walk along the Holy Mile to the Slipper Chapel for Mass. Transport via Coach is arranged between Farm Street and Walsingham and lunch is also provided.PROGRAMMEDeparting from 114 Mount Street, London WIK 3AH at 8.30amReturning there via Victoria Station at approx 8.00pmDAY...
Heading up to the Cathedral for Mass
Since the 1930s and most significantly in the post Second World War years, students from the Universities and the Grandes Ecoles of Paris and its surrounding area have gone on pilgrimage to the magnificent 12th century Cathedral of Chartres. At its height in the 1990s over 5,000 students and young people were taking part.This year 6 students from the Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy, together with their Jesuit Chaplain, Fr Matthew Power SJ, and Assistant Chaplain, Becky Short, joined...
Luke Taylor, Fr Brían MacCuarta and Simon Bishop carrying the cross
“Carrying a wooden cross through Holy Week was a symbolic but very tangible way of remembering Jesus in his passion: eight foot of oak is surprisingly heavy!” writes Luke Taylor, British Jesuit novice who took part in the 2018 Student Cross pilgrimage.The Christian initiative is organised by and for students, young adults, and pilgrims of all ages. Started in 1948, the pilgrimage allows participants to experience Holy Week and Easter Sunday as a living reality.Eleven Legs -  as the groups...
Monastery at Monserrat
A 10 day pilgrimage led by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ and Josephine SiedleckaBookings are open for the Farm Street Camino in the Steps of St Ignatius, walking 200 km in the steps of the founder of the Jesuits through Catalonia, visiting the Shrine of St Peter Claver in Verdú, Igualada, the Abbey of Montserrat and Manresa, followed by a 3-day retreat and visiting the Ignatian sites in Barcelona.This pilgrimage is organised by the Jesuits of Farm St Church in London and is open to all open to all, of...

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