Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Monday, 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 will gather at
4 p.m. Monday for prayer at
St. Gertrude's, with additional prayer stops along the way. The pilgrimage concludes with a rosary and Mass at the Grasshopper Chapel in Cold Spring.
To receive a registration form, contact St. Gertrude's Church at
, or go to www.forministry.com/USMN
RCATHSGCCS, to print out a registration form.
Aug. 15, 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, optional T-shirt $12, and a $5 dinner at Marnanteli's in Cold Spring. St. Gertrude's Church 31608 650th Ave. Litchfield, MN 55355. The length of the pilgrimage is just under 20 miles.
Submitted by Mike McNeil