A pilgrimage is a journey to a sacred place undertaken as an act of religious devotion. Its purpose may be simply to venerate a certain saint or ask some spiritual favor; beg for physical cure or perform an act of penance; express thanks or fulfill a promise.
The Modern Catholic Dictionary
The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe welcomes tens of thousands of visitors annually, including individuals, families and organized pilgrimage groups. The staff of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is available to assist you in the organization of pilgrimages for a variety of groups: senior citizens, men’s and women’s organizations, First Holy Communion and Confirmation candidates, school children, as well as groups desiring a spiritual retreat. Come alone, come with family, or come as part of a group, and stay for a day or longer.
When we go on pilgrimage, we leave the familiar surroundings of our everyday life to journey to a holy place. – Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke
To learn more about planning a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, including viewing a sample pilgrimage schedule and the pilgrim group buffet menu in the Culina Mariana Café, click here to download the 2014 Pilgrimage Packet.
If you are interested in more information about planning a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, please use the contact form below or call (877) 799-4059.
Organize a Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe