500 faithful join 21-mile Walk To Mary: Saturday, May 4: About 500 people took part in the first Walk To Mary in Brown County. The 21-mile walk followed a route from the National Shrine of St. Joseph at St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion.
A walking pilgrimage supporting Catholic education for youth starts Saturday morning at the National Shrine of St. Joseph at the St. Norbert Abbey, following a 21-mile route to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help. / H. Marc Larson/Press-Gazette Media
DE PERE — The muffled sound of shoes moving along the tarmac in De Pere announced the passing of several hundred walkers participating in the 21-mile Walk to Mary Saturday in Brown County.
The walk took pilgrims from the National Shrine of St. Joseph located at St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion. For many, the event was a chance to get closer with their Catholic faith, while also calling attention to Catholic education for children.
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