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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

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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