Practical Information on the Chartres > Paris Pilgrimage
The pilgrimage begins on Saturday, May 19th in the gardens of the bishopric located at the back of Chartres Cathedral.
Mass begins at 7:45am on Saturday, starting three days of walking and prayers, ending at the "Place Vauban" in front of the Church of the Invalides in Paris where the closing Mass will take place on Monday the 21st at 4:30pm.
Over the three days, pilgrims will walk 60 miles, progressively less each day: 25 miles on Saturday, 20 miles on Sunday and 15 miles on Sunday.
To Register: (Website in French) https://www.pelerinagesdetradition.com/chartres/sinscrire-chartres/
The pilgrimage is hosted by the District of France - pilgrims from other countries can find assistance by emailing [email protected]
When you arrive in Chartres, go to the Foreigner's Welcome Desk , Notre-Dame Cloister Street, along the Cathedral.
Theme of 2018: For the Honor of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Particular theme for each day:
Saturday, May 19: Christ, Yesterday and Today
Sunday, May 20 : For Christ in the Church
Monday, May 21: For Christ in the World