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Walking Together: Memphis
3rd Annual Pilgrimage for Racial Justice


2023 Schedule

Saturday, November 4th

1:30 PM Gathering at the Shrine to shuttle to Elmwood Cemetery

2:30 PM Begin the pilgrimage in prayer at Servant of God Sr. Thea Bowman’s grave

2:50 PM Depart the cemetery for the “I Am A Man Plaza”

4:00 PM Arrive at the Plaza for a few minutes of prayer before departing for the Shrine

*Prayers led by local Memphis Priest

4:30 PM Arrive at St. Martin de Porres National Shrine

*Closing Feverino

5:00 PM Vigil Mass at St. Peter Church

For other events in Memphis that weekend to celebrate the Feast of St. Martin de Porres, visit the National Shrine's website.

For schools wishing to take part from outside Memphis, please contact MCP for more information on sample itineraries, food, and lodging.

“[I]f we walk and talk and work and play and stand together in Jesus’ name – we’ll be who we say we are – truly Catholic.”

- Sister Thea Bowman

Pictures from Last Year's Pilgrimage

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