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Handbook for Pilgrimage to Catholic Shrines in Korea

 

On the occasion of the month of Korean Martyrs in September, in accordance with a new trend of travel, “walking” (pilgrimage on foot), the Subcommittee for Pilgrimages and Shrines under the CBCK Committee for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Foreign Residents Living in Korea (President: Most Rev. Lazzaro You Heung-sik) published a Handbook for Pilgrimage to Catholic Shrines in Korea on 24 August, 2011. The book is composed of a brief introduction to the shrines in each diocese, a map for pilgrimages on foot, a time schedule for Masses, confessions, retreats, pilgrimage check box and memo line for meditation on each page.

 

The Most Rev. Lazzaro You said, "According to the increasing popularity of pilgrimage on foot and shrines development in all dioceses, we felt the necessity of accurate and portable guidebook and so we have sought to prepare a useful guidebook helping people experience blessed meeting with martyrs in following their footsteps."

The publishment of the book is also a way to promote prayer movement for beatification of "124 'Servants of God' including Father Thomas Choe Yang-eop as 'Confessor'" The acts for the cause of their beatification was presented to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Accordingly, the Council of the Catholic Lay Apostolate Organizations of Korea will hold a event of pilgrimage on foot to shrines in Naepo region, Chungcheongnamdo, on 4 September, 2011. Two thousands of Catholics are expected to participate in it.

 






No. Subject Date Views
751 Plenary Indulgence for Pilgrims Visiting Some Churches Dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary 2009.08.14 12879
750 Messages for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2009.08.14 12706
749 Statement Against the Legislation of a Law on So-Called 'Dignified Death' Recognized as an Euthanasia 2009.08.27 11934
748 The First Joint Retreat of Catholics and Protestants 2010.08.31 11193
747 Message for the 96th World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2010 2010.04.16 11157
746 Prohibition of the Sacrament of Matrimony for the Migrant Women in Disguised Marriage 2010.11.22 10938
745 Decree of the Bishop of Suwon on the Private Revelation of Theresa Hwang of Sangju Date 2008-10-17 2009.08.27 10813
744 A Documentary Film on the Life of a Korean Missionary Priest is a Good Box Office 2010.11.01 10508
743 Benedictine Sr. Caritas, Mother of the Deaf-Dumb, Celebrates Her 88th Birthday 2009.08.24 10158
742 Forum on the Cooperation of the Government and the Church with the Management of the Social Welfare Facilities 2010.11.01 10123
741 Inter-religious Youth Make Peace Pilgrimage 2009.08.24 10122
740 International Symposium Held to the Memory of Stephen Cardinal Kim 2009.09.25 9817
739 Presentation of the Petition for the Beatification of 124 Korean martyrs and Fr. Thomas Choe Yang-eo 2009.08.27 9759
738 Communications on Sept. 28, 2001 2009.08.24 9652
737 Message for the Week for the Sanctification of the Family 2010.12.23 9649
736 The Closing of the Tribunal Session for the Cause of the Beatification of 124 Korean Martyrs 2009.08.27 9599
735 Message for the 27th Human Rights Sunday 2009.08.27 9326
» Handbook for Pilgrimage to Catholic Shrines in Korea 2011.08.26 9323
733 South Korean Priests and North Korean Catholics Join Hands to Commemorate Patriot An and Agree on Joint Excavation of His Remains 2009.08.24 9299
732 Reopening of the Museum of Jeoldusan Martyrs' Shrine 2009.09.21 9246

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