One-Day Walking Pilgrimage
Please note that this entire day is spoken in the Polish language.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Registration Time: 9:00am
POLISH CORPUS CHRISTI ONE-DAY WALKING PILGRIMAGE
Registration takes place here at
Ss. Peter & Paul Church in Great Meadows, NJ. Cake/coffee
will be served here at Ss. Peter & Paul’s before
the start. We will start and end the Walk here at Ss. Peter
& Paul's Church in Great Meadows, approximately 15 miles. We will arrive back
to Ss. Peter & Paul Church approximately 6:00 - 6:30PM,
where we will conclude with Mass around 6:30pm or 7:00pm.
Transportation to Ss. Peter & Paul Church, (in the morning
to start the walk and again in the evening to return home),
is the responsibility of the participants. Cars are not
allowed to follow the Pilgrimage for safety reasons. We
will have our own traffic safety team in place throughout
The Pilgrimage is filled with the spirit of penance and
prayer and requires appropriate behavior as well as the
appropriate dress. Pilgrims are asked to obey the rules
of the Pilgrimage.
Note: By joining this pilgrimage
you hold harmless and release, Ss. Peter & Paul Church,
the pastor and staff, workers of the Pilgrimage, the Diocese
of Metuchen, and the Bishop of Metuchen from and against
any and all liability for any type of loss, damage, or injuries.
N F O R M A T I O N
This day will be filled with prayer,
meditation, and song
* What to take with you on the Pilgrimage:
Small backpack with the Holy Bible, prayer book and rosary,
raincoat/umbrella, some dry food, refillable water bottle,
dry and wet tissues, bandaids, bug spray, sunscreen, hat,
good shoes, appropriate clothing, etc.
Short shorts, short skirts, swimming suites, tee shirts
with inappropriate images or saying are not allowed.
***People who play guitars or other musical instruments
are asked to bring them along on the journey.
R e g i s t r a t i o n -
(Must be in-person—no mailed registration will be
* For safety AND insurance reasons everyone has to be registered
before starting the pilgrimage. This means all walkers,
traffic crew, drivers, helpers, etc.
Children and youth under the age of 18 registering for the
pilgrimage must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
***Please register for videotaping permits.
C o s t s -
$26 – Adults
$20 – Seniors (age 65+)
$21 – Youth (age 15-24)
$15 – Children (age 7-14)
$5 – Children (age 3-6)
Free – Children (age 0-2)
PLEASE NOTE: Checks or money orders are to be made out to
“Ss. Peter & Paul Church” (in English only).
R U L E S
By joining this pilgrimage you hold harmless and release,
Ss. Peter & Paul Church, the pastor and staff, workers
of the Pilgrimage, the Diocese of Metuchen, and the Bishop
of Metuchen from and against any and all liability for any
type of loss, damage, or injuries.
1. Everyone walking, driving, serving,
or helping on the pilgrimage MUST BE REGISTERED.
2. The Pilgrimage (walk) will start with a large hand-carried
wooden Cross, followed by Marian Pilgrimage Emblems, and
then the Pilgrims (walkers) will follow.
3. Teenagers under age 18 years old need to be accompanied
by a parent or guardian.
4. Children should stay under the care of the parents or
5. Pilgrims with health problems should declare them during
6. During the pilgrimage it is prohibited to smoke or use
alcohol beverages or drugs.
7. Dress should be appropriate to the religious character
of the Pilgrimage (beach dress, short skirts, short shorts,
bathing suits, tee shirts with inappropriate images or saying,
etc. are not allowed).
8. The Pilgrimage can only be accompanied by the “cars
of service”. For safety issues no other cars will
be allowed to follow. (This also means no cars are allowed
to stop by the walkers).
9. Places of stop (breaks), and all the areas along the
Pilgrimage route must remain clean.
10. Video taping of the Pilgrimage is free of charge but
you must obtain a video permit before the start of the Pilgrimage.
11. All rules, obedience to the directors and servers of
the pilgrimage, and respect for directions must be obeyed
for the safety of all.
12. Pilgrims who do not follow the rules will be dismissed
from the Pilgrimage.
13. Each pilgrim is asked to keep all sources of safety
on the road and at all resting places.
14. All religious symbols, banners, uniforms, posters, etc..
must be approved by the head of the Walking Pilgrimage.
15. There shall be no soliciting of any kind without the
consent of the head of the Walking Pilgrimage.
16. The Organizers have the right to make decisions in cases
not covered by the rules.
D I R E
C T I O N S TO G R E A T M E A D O W S, N J
From East & North:
From Bronx - to George Washington Bridge to H-Way 80 W.
exit 19, left to Hackettstown, 5th light turn right on Rt.
46 W. - about 5 miles - Ss. Peter & Paul Church (red
brick) is on your right.
From Brooklyn - to Holland Tunnel or Verrazano Bridge, to
78 W, take exit 17 - Rt. 31 North to Rt. 46 East –
approximately 5-6 miles on left is Ss. Peter & Peter
Church (red brick).
From South - Rt. 31 North to Rt. 46 East – 5-6 miles
on the left is Ss. Peter & Peter Church (red brick).
From West - to Rt. 80 E to Rt. 46 E – approximately
15 miles to Ss. Peter & Peter Church (red brick) on
Need information please call:
Ss. Peter & Paul Church - (908) 637 - 4269