Yes, it’s on again, but this time with a shorter route and a different destination.
On Saturday 27 February 2016, I will be leading a Lenten Pilgrimage to the Holy Door from St Philip’s Catholic Church, 60 Junction Rd, Blackburn North (leaving at 10:00am after the 9:00am Extraordinary Form Mass) and walking to St Brigid’s Catholic Church, 378 Nicholson St, Fitzroy North (arriving at 5:30pm in time for the Vigil Mass at 6:00pm)
There is the usual Plenary Indulgence for the Holy Door Pilgrimage (under prescribed conditions) and we will also be praying the rosary and the divine mercy chaplet and other prayers and hymns along the way. The pace will be quite leisurely – I have allowed an hour for every 3km. The full distance is 22km, but there are several stops along the way where you can join us if you want to.
Itinerary and Detailed Maps:
10:00am St Philips Church, Junction Road, Blackburn North via Koonung Creek Trail to Shanklin Street, Box Hill North (4.5 km / 1 hour 30 mins)
11:30am Shanklin Street, Box Hill North via Koonung Creek Trail to Musca Street Reserve (7.0 km / 2 hours 15 mins)
1:45pm Musca Street Reserve via Freeway tunnel on Koonung Creek Trail and Main Yarra Trail to Yarra Boulevard (5.0 km / 1 hour 45 mins)
3:30pm CnrYarra Boulevard & Chandler Highway, Kew via Main Yarra Trail to Hoddle Street/Darling Gardens Clifton Hill (3.7 km / 1 hour 15 mins)
4:45pm Hoddle Street/Darling Gardens via Queens Pde to St Brigid’s Nicholson Street (2.0km / 45 mins)