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2017 Diocesan Pilgrimage

Join the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington for the Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.

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The Pilgrimage logo

It is providential that our biennial Diocesan Pilgrimage falls during the 100th anniversary of the apparitions in Fatima, when Our Lady called for worldwide prayers for peace. The theme for this year’s pilgrimage is taken from Saint John Paul the Great, “Totus Tuus; We are totally yours, Mary.”

See the Pilgrimage logo and learn more about its symbolism and meaning.

The Pilgrimage Schedule

9 a.m. 
Opening Music 

9:30 a.m.
Welcome & Rosary 

10 a.m.
Seek and Find Family Activity 

11 a.m. 
Holy Hour with Reflections
on the Message of Fatima 

12 p.m. 

1:30 p.m. 
Mass with Bishop Burbidge 
Blessing of Religious Articles 

2:30 p.m. 
Eucharistic Procession to Saint John Paul II National Shrine 

3 p.m.
Benediction & Divine Mercy Chaplet at Saint John Paul II National Shrine

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The "Hour of Mercy"

Learn about the "Hour of Mercy" and how praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet can change your life.

Watch the Video


Fr. James Searby and Mrs. Corinne Monogue will serve as Co-Chairs for the pilgrimage and will convey more details in the weeks ahead.

Friendly Reminder!
Be sure follow the Diocesan Pilgrimage on social media by using the handle #ArlingtonPilgrimage.

Please check back often as more details are released about our 2017 Diocesan Pilgrimage with Bishop Michael Burbidge.

If your pastor has assigned you as your parish pilgrimage captain, please email Corinne @ c.monogue@arlingtondiocese.org

Don't forget to save the date!
Please save the date so you can join Bishop Burbidge at this diocesan journey of grace for everyone!

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