40th Annual Good Friday Pilgrimage for Peace (Online Experience)

Date: 
April 10 at (All day)
Description: 

The 40th Annual Good Friday Pilgrimage for Peace, an online experience provided by Benedictines for Peace will be available on Good Friday, April 10 by clicking here.

Virtual Good Friday Peace Pilgrimage stops and themes are:
· St. Peter Cathedral (“Muslim ban” dooms refugees to famine and war),
· Emmaus Grove (Drought/climate crisis drives migrants from their homes);
· St. Benedict Education Center (US cuts admissions quotes as refugee camps overflow)
· Social Security Office (“Public charge rule” punishes immigrants for poverty)
· Federal Building (Migrants fleeing violence are refused asylum)
· State Street Fishing Platform (Failure to address climate crisis drives migration crisis)
· Governor’s regional office (Immigrant families with children incarcerated in PA)
· Intermodal Center (Enhanced enforcement by ICE creates a culture of fear)
· Mount St. Benedict Monastery (US immigration policies rupture families).

The online video offering will be a virtual pilgrimage and will include pictures of the planned stops, local places that remind us or connect with migrants and refugees suffering today, and visuals, refrains, and movement as prayer aids.

A downloadable pdf of the text of the readings at each station will also be included online when you click here.