Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Wednesday Aug. 15, Pedal Pilgrimage to the Grasshopper Chapel in Cold Spring
St. Gertrude's Catholic Church in Forest City is organizing a pedal pilgrimage to the Grasshopper Chapel in Cold Spring. The trip combines spiritual and physical exercise. Bikers gather at 4 p.m. Wednesday for prayer at St. Gertrude's with additional prayer stops along the way. The pilgrimage concludes with a Mass at the Grasshopper Chapel in Cold Spring.
To receive a registration form, contact St. Gertrude's Church at
. include "Pilgrimage" in the subject, or go to www.forministry.com/
USMNRCATHSGCCS, to print out a registration form.
Aug. 15, 2012, is the Feast of the Assumption in the Roman Catholic Calendar. While the prayer during the pilgrimage will reflect this theme, the pilgrimage is open to people of all faith traditions. If
St. Gertrude's is contacted by Aug. 7,
arrangements can be made to get back to Forest City. Without prearrangement, pilgrims are responsible for getting home once at Cold Spring. The Registration fee of $10. Tee shirt ($12) and after-Mass pizza dinner at Marnanteli's in Cold Spring are optional. St. Gertrude's Church is located at 31608 650th Ave. Litchfield, MN 55355. The length of the pilgrimage is just less than 20 miles.