May 21, 2010

Pilgrimage to Holy Hill

On Saturday, May 29, the Institute is organizing a pilgrimage to the Basilica of Holy Hill in Wisconsin.

Built in 1927 this historic neo-Romanesque basilica serves as the National Shrine to Our Lady Help of Christians, whose feast is celebrated on May 24.

Reverend Monsignor Gilles Wach, Founder and Prior General of the Institute of Christ the King, will offer a Solemn High Mass in the Basilica, and a spiritual meditation will be given by Monsignor R. Michael Schmitz, Vicar General of the Institute and Provincial for the United States.

Before the Solemn High Mass there will be a Rosary procession up the hill. Picnic will follow Mass, and then Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will be offered late in the afternoon.

Join friends and faithful of the Institute apostolates in Milwaukee, Green Bay, Wausau, Rockford, Cashton and beyond for this special event.

Program for the Pilgrimage:

12:00pm Meeting in lower parking lot & departure of the Rosary procession

1:30pm Solemn High Mass in Basilica celebrated by Msgr. Gilles Wach, Prior General

3:00pm Brown bag picnic

4:30pm Benediction & spiritual meditation given by Monsignor Schmitz

5:30pm Dismissal

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