Young Adult Pilgrimage to the Basilica & National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation

Event Overview

May is the month of Mary! It is a privileged time to honor Mary, and to give thanks to her for all the graces received through her intercession, especially in this past difficult year. It is also an opportunity to renew our consecration to Mary and lay down our petitions before her.

Join us May 8th for a young adult pilgrimage to the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio.

Please register by Thursday, May 6th.


8:00 a.m. Meet at the Miles Christi Family Center (coffee and donuts provided)*

8:15 a.m. Carpools depart from the Family Center

8:45 a.m. Carpools depart from Ann Arbor (location TBD)

10:30 a.m. Approx. arrival time in Ohio

  • Holy Mass
  • Picnic lunch (provided)
  • Time for recreational games and socializing
  • Visit to the Shrine and time for prayer before the miraculous Statue of Our Lady of Consolation

6:00 p.m. Depart from Ohio

8:00 p.m. Approx. arrival back to Family Center

* Those living in the Ann Arbor area do not have to go to the Family Center. Cars leaving the Family Center will stop in Ann Arbor at a location TBA.




Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation

315 Clay Street, Carey, OH 43316

About the National Shrine:

Why go on a pilgrimage?

A pilgrimage is not a vacation or holiday trip, nor is it just a chance to visit historic places. It is the exterior demonstration of an interior attempt to go deeper in the love of God and place before Him our lives and our intentions.

Making a pilgrimage in a group gives a unique vitality and efficacy to the trip, since community prayer is always more pleasing in God’s sight. Moreover, it is an opportunity to connect with other sincere Catholics who are fighting alongside us in the good fight of faith.

When & Where

Registration End Date

  • May 06, 2021

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