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From Shrine to Shrine: It’s the “Walk to Mary”

Registration for the May event is underway

Celebrated Taiko Performing Arts Ensemble Kodo Returns For Symphony Center Presents Special Concert Kodo’s Program, Evolution, Features Japanese Drumming, Dance, Song and Bamboo Flute with Stunning Visual Effects Thursday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. (Champion, Wis.) – Pilgrims from Northeast Wisconsin, and far beyond, will make the journey from the Shrine of St. Joseph at Old St. Joseph Church in De Pere to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, Wis. on Saturday, May 4. Registration for the 7th annual Walk to Mary is now open.

“The 21-mile trek from Shrine to Shrine is a wonderful reminder of the journey many of us take with Mary to Jesus,” says Pat Deprey, Walk to Mary co-founder, who also serves as the event director. “Faith is a test of perseverance. It’s the journey we take to get there that makes it worthwhile.”

“Our Lady’s instructions to Adele Brise, when she appeared for the final time to her at Champion in 1859, inspired Brise to journey in a 50-mile radius around Champion to teach children their catechism at homes in the area,” Deprey

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