Camden Diocese Pilgrimage of the Immaculate Conception


October 1 – Bus trip to Washington, DC.

Come join Fr. Nick and Fr. Vincent on the 75th bi-annual Camden Diocese Pilgrimage of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, bus Trip. Bus (with lavatory) will depart from Assumption property at 6:45 AM with a stop at St Nicholas, Egg Harbor at 7:00 AM. Return trip will leave Washington immediately after the closing at 4:00 PM.

Cost is $40 per person which includes the bus, tip for the driver and snacks.

This year they will have a specially designated Holy Door for the Jubilee Year of Mercy which pilgrims are invited to pass through.

There will be opportunities for people to prayerfully explore the Basilica of the National Shrine and learn about its rich history. The sacrament of Penance will be made available and the day comprises of events such as a concert of sacred music, holy rosary and “Procession of Parishes” in the Upper Church. The highlight and conclusion of the pilgrimage will be the celebration of Mass in Great Upper Church at 3:00 PM.

It is strongly suggested that you bring a lunch of some kind along with you. Box lunches are available at the shrine, but lines can be very long.

Don’t wait too long! Please complete the bottom portion of this form and return with payment to the Assumption Parish Office as soon as possible. Closing date is September 8th. All reservations are first come. Tickets will be going fast. If you have any questions, please call Gen Phillips at 609-652-0008, ext. 202.