Peace Pilgrimage to Vezelay

25/08/2016 @ 10:54 am – 29/08/2016 @ 11:54 am

Pilgrim cross pilgrim passportTo mark the 70 anniversary of an international  post-war peace pilgrimage to Vezelay in France members of Pax Christi and Student Cross are taking part in a mini-pilgrimage from Auxerre to Vezelay.  Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi is using this opportunity to raise funds for the Christian Peace Education Fund.  

Read here of the 60 anniversary and of the links with  Fr Columban Ryan op who took part in the 1946 pilgrimage

Here you can read about/see some of the history ( in French) and the pilgrimage made this July on the feast of St Mary Magdalene, to whom the Abbey is dedicated.

Please pray for those who will be walking


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