From Shrine to Shrine (National Shrine of St. Joseph at Old St. Joseph Church on the campus of St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, WI), the Walk to Mary winds approximately 21 miles. This proves to be a test in perseverance for nearly everyone.
This year, the Walk to Mary will take place on Saturday, May 5th. Transportation will be made available to assist Pilgrims who struggle to complete the walk. There will be buses available to either transport fatigued Pilgrims directly from our lunch location (Holy Cross Parish) to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help or back to the Pilgrim's starting point.
Walking at approximately 2.5 miles per hour the Pilgrims should reach the following locations at the approximate times shown:
7:00am Old St. Joseph Church on St. Norbert College Campus - National Shrine of St. Joseph
8:45am Fox River Trail/Mason Street
9:30am St. Peter and Paul Parish (Baird & University)
11:20am University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
12:15pm Holy Cross Parish
1:30pm Shuttle Bus Drop Off Point - Hemlock Rd/Van Lanen Rd
5 2:45pm Van Lanen Rd Intersection with Mercier Rd
3:50pm Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help - Champion, WI
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