Young Adult Midnight Pilgrimage
March 28, 2013 6:00 pm – 12:00 am
Join Archbishop Sartain as he leads a Holy Thursday Pilgrimage to several Seattle area churches.
Where and When
Begin your Holy Triduum with a Eucharistic centered pilgrimage led by Archbishop Sartain. The pilgrimage begins immediately after the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at St. James Cathedral. Join your fellow young adults as we visit a few of Seattle’s Catholic churches and spend time at each in prayer. This is a walking pilgrimage of 5-6 miles, so we recommend wearing comfortable shoes! To see the Facebook event and to RSVP, please follow this link.
- St. James Cathedral
- Immaculate Conception Church
- Holy Names Academy Chapel
- Church of Vietnamese Martyrs
- St. Ignatius Chapel
If you would like to join midway get updates by:
- Following us on Twitter at seattleoyyam
- Text HOLYTHURSDAY to 84483 to receive Holy Thursday Pilgrimage alerts from Office for Youth and Young Adult Evangelization.
History of the Pilgrimage
This pilgrimage is based off the ancient practice credited to St. Philip Neri, and began in Rome when early pilgrims visited the seven major basilicas as penance. Catholics in many parts of the world – especially in Poland, Italy, the Philippines and Mexico – visit seven churches on Holy Thursday following the Mass of the Lord’s Supper.
Archbishop J. Peter Sartain began this tradition in 2012 in our archdiocese. In that initial year, we had almost 150 people join us for this pilgrimage. We hope each of you will consider joining us this year!
Transportation and Housing
Transportation is not provided to, from, or during the pilgrimage. However, groups or individuals are welcome to join us at any Church, as they are able. We have arranged for security and traffic control to allow our group ease in passing through the streets.
A free housing option is available for those traveling a distance to this event. Please contact Bridget Harris at email@example.com for information.