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The National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of New York is pleased to invite you to participate in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Route to the 10th National Eucharistic Congress as part of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage!

Calling All Faithful!

The Archdiocese of New York invites you to submit your special prayer petitions for the pilgrims walking through our Archdiocese from May 22 to May 25 on their way to the 10th National Eucharistic Congress. If you wish, please share your prayers with us below. Whether you seek healing, guidance, or solace, let your intentions be uplifted by the power of communal prayer.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to participate the entire day of the pilgrimage?

No,  you are welcome to join for as much or as little as you are able. There are some fixed times on the schedule below, which would be a good time to join in.

Why are we having this pilgrimage?

As part of the National Eucharistic Revival, pilgrims are journeying with Jesus from the four corners of the United States to the 10th National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis, Indiana in July.

To learn more about “Why Make a Eucharistic Pilgrimage?”, click here.

How much walking is there? Is this event accessible?

The pilgrims are averaging 10-15 miles per day. The route includes walking along the sides of roads, hills, and possibly uneven terrain for long periods of time. Please use your best judgment of your personal fitness and health levels when deciding to participate in the walking portion of the pilgrimage. There will be times along the route (evening events, Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral) that will provide better opportunities for accessibility and will not require much walking.

Who can participate? Is there an age limit for participation?

Everyone is welcome! Families, including children, are welcome to participate, with parental accompaniment and supervision. Please review the above question on walking and accessibility to determine the best way for you and your family to participate. 

How can my parish participate?

You can check the schedule below to see if your parish is a stop on the official route. If it is, please join in for the benediction stop or event that is occurring there.

If your parish is not an official stop, organize a group of parishioners to meet up and join the pilgrimage for Mass or another event on our schedule. Everyone is welcome to walk for a segment of the route or the entire route as a part of the Eucharistic Caravan.

Can my youth or young adult group participate?

Youth and young adult groups are most welcome to participate. Youth groups (under 18) are required to have the appropriate adult supervision and follow the Archdiocese’s Safe Environment protocols.

Will there be stops along the way to rest?

Yes, there will be stops at various churches and holy sites along the way. Some stops will have access to water and bathrooms. However, please be prepared to walk for long distances if you plan to walk more than one segment of the route, without a break or access to water and a bathroom, as a pilgrimage often requires.

What should I bring with me to walk the pilgrimage?

Be prepared with sunscreen, sunglasses, water bottles, a packed lunch and snacks, and a raincoat, because the pilgrimage will continue rain or shine! Exceptions will be made in cases of inclement weather that poses a threat to safety, determined by pilgrimage leaders. Please visit our website for any updates regarding changes due to inclement weather.

I see there is an Evening Prayer Night almost each day. What will the night consist of? Who can participate?

Each night there will be extended Eucharistic adoration, often with preaching and music. Please refer to the full schedule below for specifics. Faithful of all ages are welcome to participate.

How can I participate in the national pilgrimage taking place in Indiana this July?

For more information on the 10th National Eucharistic Congress, please click here.

What if I have a question that isn’t addressed here?

We’re happy to assist you further. Please use the contact form below to share your question with us.

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For more information and general FAQs on the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage, click here.

Timeline of Stops

Please note that times are approximations and subject to change.

St. John Bosco
260 Westchester Avenue
Port Chester NY, 10573

  • 3:15 PM Procession arrives
  • 7:30 PM Mass with Bishop Edmund Whalen (Bilingual English and Spanish)
    • Join us for a bilingual English/Spanish Mass with Bishop Edmund Whalen, as we welcome the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage into the Archdiocese of New York. After Mass we will have all night Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament from 8:30 PM to 8:00 AM. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
    • Le invitamos a la misa bilingüe (inglés/español) con el obispo Edmund Whalen, como bienvenida de la Peregrinación Eucarística Nacional a la Arquidiócesis de Nueva York. Después de la Misa, tendremos Adoración del Santísimo Sacramento toda la noche, de 8:30 PM a 8:00 AM. El Sacramento de la Reconciliación estará disponible de 8:30 PM a 9:30 PM.
  • 8:30 PM – 8:00 AM Nocturnal Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  • 8:30 – 9:30 PM Confessions available

Day 2
Thursday, May 23, 2024

St. John Bosco
260 Westchester Avenue
Port Chester NY, 10573

  • 8 AM Mass with Fr. Patrick Andaluci (English)

St. Pius X
1 Secor Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Immaculate Heart of Mary
8 Carman Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Immaculate Conception and Assumption of Our Lady
53 Winter Hill Road
Tuckahoe, NY 10707

St. Joseph’s Seminary
201 Seminary Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704

  • 7 PM – 10 PM Adoration Night at St. Joseph’s Seminary
    • Adoration in main chapel, presided by Bishop Gerardo J. Colacicco. The evening will feature talks from St. Joseph’s Seminary professors Fr. Ignatius Schweitzer, O.P., Fr. Charles Caccavale, S.T.D., and Fr. John P. Cush, S.T.D.

St. Joseph’s Seminary
201 Seminary Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704

  • 8 AM Mass with Bishop Massa
    • Join us at St. Joseph’s Seminary as we begin our Eucharistic procession from Yonkers to the Bronx.
    • Le invitamos al Seminario San José para comenzar nuestra procesión eucarística desde Yonkers hasta el Bronx.

St. John the Baptist
670 Yonkers Avenue
Yonkers NY, 10704

St. Paul the Apostle
602 McLean Avenue
Yonkers, NY

St. Patrick’s Home
66 Van Cortlandt Park South
Bronx, NY 10463

St. Philip Neri
3025 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10468

  • 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Benediction and lunch stop
    • Lunch will not be provided, please bring your own lunch.

Christ the King
141 Marcy Place
Bronx, NY 10452

Yankee Stadium
1 East 161st Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Cardinal Hayes
650 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451

  • 7 PM – 8:30 PM Una Noche con Jesús en Cardinal Hayes High School
    • Evening adoration event at Cardinal Hayes featuring preaching by Bishop Joseph Espaillat, music and testimony by pilgrims
    • Le invitamos a un evento nocturno en la escuela secundaria Cardinal Hayes en el Bronx con Obispo Joseph Espaillat, música y testimonio.

St. Frances Cabrini Shrine
701 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10040

  • 1:30 PM Afternoon event
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish) Mass celebrated by Fr. Roger Landry, followed by a short talk on the life of Mother Cabrini by Shrine direction Julia Attaway. There will be time to enjoy a picnic lunch on the grounds (please bring your own lunch) and explore the Shrine.

Naumburg Bandshell | Central Park
Mid-Park at 71st Street
New York, NY 10028

  • Benediction

St. Vincent Ferrer
869 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10065

  • 7:30 PM – 9 PM A Night of Adoration with Bishop Gerardo Colacicco and the Dominicans
    • Eucharistic Adoration with sacred music, silence, preaching by Bishop Gerardo Colacicco, Fr. Peter Martyr Yungwirth, OP, and the Dominican Sisters and ending with Compline.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral
5th Avenue 
New York, NY 10022

  • 10:15 AM Mass
    • Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral with His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan.

St. Peter’s Church
22 Barclay Street
New York, NY 10007

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine
7 State Street
New York, NY 10004

Brooklyn Bridge
New York, NY 10038

  • 4 PM (Approximately) Handoff to Brooklyn
    • Benediction
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