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For the resources directly related to the 300 Pilgrimages for Mary, please go to its page by clicking here.

Prepared Pilgrims and Hosts

Below are some of the resources we use to prepare our pilgrims and hosts for the journey ahead. We work with pilgrims and hosts to make sure they get to read worthwhile texts and have a chance to discuss those texts.

Articles about MCP


We have different media scattered throughout the website, but we figure it is good to have a central location for the media as well. Below are the different interviews, presentations, and links to videos.

Will's guest appearance on the Kapaun's Men podcast "Call from the Foxhole":

First Pilgrimage - Mike Allen Radio Show
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Starting at the 12:45 mark, Will explains in an interview on the Mike Allen Radio Show what led him to found the project and what the plans were for the first pilgrimage.

On the Road - The Mike Allen Radio Show
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Starting at the 37:10 mark, Will and David check in with Mike Allen from the fourth and final day of their pilgrimage to the Abbey of Gethsemani.

MCP Presentation - Institute for Pilgrimage Studies 2017 Symposium
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Will begins his panel presentation at the 15 second mark.

MCP founder Will Peterson speaks at a conference in Louisville, KY commemorating the 50th anniversary of Thomas Merton's death. His topic is "Merton and Pilgrimage."

The Press Release for the First Pilgrimage


The First Pilgrimage's Blog 

The Interview with Br. Paul from the Abbey of Gethsemani:

Merton and Pilgrimage - International Society of Thomas Merton - Louisville Chapter Conference
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