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Catholic Spiritual Direction

What is with this shrine and pilgrimage thing? Is this really important to my faith?

February 16, 2012 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Pilgrimage, Shrine


Our friends over at the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Philadelphia have provided this answer for us: Dear CSD, I am a recent convert and I don’t understand the whole “shrine” thing. What makes a shrine a shrine? Why do Catholics go to these places? Why should I care? Oh, one more thing, the “pilgrimage” thing I guess is also tied to shrines. What about that? Well, lets begin... Read More