Holy Week Pilgrimage for Immigrants 2013


The Holy Week Pilgrimage for Immigrants is an act of faith, solidarity, and hospitality; it is a prayer with feet. With our feet, we pray that our faith communities and nation will search for ways that favor a spirit of solidarity with and justice for immigrants. We walk by a faith that transcends borders and bids us to overcome all forms of discrimination and violence so that we may build relationships that are just and loving. Lead Organizer is PJ Edwards 770-312-7718,pilgrimage@travelerstogether.org


Sunday, March 24 (GAINESVILLE 1 mile)

Assemble at 12:30 p.m.,the Georgia Mountains Center parking lot, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville, 30501; Pilgrimage at 1 pm. This event will include a prayer vigil outside the North Georgia Detention Center End at 2:30 p.m. Main pilgrimage ends at Georgia Mountains Center.

Monday, March 25 (CHAMBLEE 3 miles)Mass at 9:15 am; Pilgrimage at 10:15 am at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 3773 Chamblee Tucker Road, Atlanta. Pilgrimage ends approximately 11:45 am at Open Table Community Church, 2605 Chamblee Tucker Road, Chamblee Post-pilgrimage Prayer and lunch to follow at Open Table Community Church.

Tuesday, March 26 (LAWRENCEVILLE 3 miles)10:30 assemble at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 319 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville 30046. Pilgrimageat 11 am. End at  2 pm at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 319 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville 30046.

Wednesday, March 27 (BUFORD HIGHWAY, Atlanta 3 miles)12:30 pm assemble at Plaza Fiesta parking lot, 4166 Buford Highway, Atlanta; 1 pm pilgrimage begins, End at 3 pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 2855 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta.

Wednesday, March 27 (CARTERSVILLE 4 miles) 3:30 pm assemble at Douglas Street United Methodist Church, 219 Douglas Street, Cartersville; 4 pm pilgrimage begins, End at 6 pm at Saint Francis Catholic Church, 850 Douthit Ferry Road, Cartersville. Post-pilgrimage share a meal at St. Francis.

Holy Thursday, March 28 (SMYRNA / MARIETTA 8 miles) 9:15 am assemble at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 4300 King Springs Road, Smyrna 30082; 10 am pilgrimage begins. Participants are asked to please bring a sack lunch for themselves. End at 3 pm at Marietta town square. Post-pilgrimage foot washing and ceremony at Marietta town square. Buses will take participants back to St. Thomas.

Good Friday, March 29 (ATLANTA) Participants of the Holy Week Pilgrimage for Immigrants are invited to participate in Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta’s Good Friday Pilgrimage  8:45 am assemble on the steps of the State Capital; 9 am pilgrimage begins End at1 pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center. Buses will take participants back to the State Capital

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