pilgrimage

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...
Lindisfarne Priory
Bookings are open for the 2018 Landings UK & Farm Street JesuitsSaints of Northern England Pilgrimagevisiting Lindisfarne, Hexham, Durham and York.  June 8th – 13th 2018.  Led by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ and Fr Thomas KaneEngland is a country with a strong Christian and Catholic heritage with many pilgrimage sites and a plethora of saints from the past inspiring our present and future.  Landings UK, the programme for returning Catholics based at Farm Street, and the Farm Street...
A Bicycle in the grounds of a cloister or church
Why is it that we fast? Is hunger a good thing? Certainly starvation is one of the world’s great evils. Around the world, 200 million people will starve today. I come from a country where - not so very long ago - eight out of every 10 people were lost to probably the worst famine there has ever been - anywhere. Don’t try to tell us that hunger is a good thing!But a little hunger can be a good thing. A little hunger reminds us that human food and drink sustains us only for a short time. We need...
The chapel at the Hospital Divina Providencia where Archbishop Romero resided and where he was assassinated
The Centro Loyola in San Salvador, run by the Jesuit Province of Central American, will host the third pilgrimage to El Salvador organised by the Archbishop Romero Trust later this year. The pilgrimage in November coincides with the Centenary of Blessed Oscar Romero's birth which is being celebrated throughout 2017. It will take place from 13 to 25 November 2017 and bookings are now open.The pilgrimage will include a morning at the Carmelite Hospital where Archbishop Romero lived, and Mass in...
Liverpool pilgrims in Wadowize
More than two dozen parishioners from the North West of England, including several from St Francis Xavier’s Church (SFX) in Liverpool, have taken part in a pilgrimage to Poland as part of their celebrations for the Year of Mercy. The 28 pilgrims came from the Liverpool City Centre North Pastoral Area and their visit included places of significance to Saint Pope John Paul II, the home of the Black Madonna of Częstochowa and sites of Second World War atrocities.The pilgrimage to Krakow was...
The Shrine of Our Lady of Caversham
The Friends of the Hurtado Jesuit Centre in Wapping are planning a second pilgrimage along the River Thames to visit some historic sites of faith and literature. Last month, they undertook an eight-mile walk to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Caversham at Shiplake, a place of pilgrimage until the Reformation. This weekend, they will be walking along the Thames through the Chilterns, from Goring to Tilehurst.“We had a lovely time doing the last walk!” says The Hurtado Centre’s...
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ in northern Iraq
A group of walkers from Farm Street Church in London have begun a ten-day 'Ignatian Camino' to Montserrat, to raise funds for Aid to the Church in Need projects in northern Iraq, and the Jesuit Refugee Service UK. They will be following the route that St Ignatius walked hundreds of years ago, from the Shrine of St Peter Claver in Verdù, across Catalunya to the Abbey of Montserrat and Manresa. Among the walkers on the rout will be Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, the Superior of the Mount Street...

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