A safety plan for the 2021 Walk to Mary event was drafted in cooperation with and accepted by the Brown County and City of De Pere health departments. Please review the full document for information on safe transportation, bathrooms, lunch [...]
We certainly don’t want our pilgrims to feel we are not pet friendly, but only “Service Dogs” that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, [...]
The Walk to Mary starts at 7:15 at Old St. Joseph Church on St. Norbert College campus. There is a prayer service and blessing before the walk at 7:00am. See more details about the day's schedule of events on The [...]
There are porta-potties, water refill stations, and first-aid available along the entire route, every 1.5 - 2 miles.
Lunch is included - sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, water, and fruit.
Where do I need to go? What time should I get there? Families are encouraged to park at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help and then take a shuttle bus to the "Walk with the Children" starting [...]
Transportation will be made available to assist Pilgrims who struggle to complete the walk. Prior to our lunch stop, Holy Cross Church/Parish, there are numerous courtesy vans available to assist pilgrims to continue to move forward along our route. At [...]
We have Walk to Mary Ambassadors from many parishes throughout the country doing just that – promoting the Walk to Mary within their parish and community. We can supply you with promotional materials to help us get the word out. [...]
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The Walk to Mary started in 2013. In its first year there were 350 pilgrims participating in the journey. In 2019, it has grown to over 2,000+ pilgrims coming from 27 different states. We have even had pilgrims come from [...]