North Liberty to South Bend - 17.9 miles
Approach to South Bend: Pilgrims will trek through trails in Potato Creek State Park and head north into St. Joseph County. Trees and forests will line the paths as we enter into the southern city limits of South Bend. We are on the final approach as we end the day along the banks of the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend at Howard Park. Mass will be celebrated the Basilica of the Sacred Heart with Bishop Rhoades and dinner enjoyed in the new premium seating in the stadium to be followed by Rudy on the video board.
As I Begin This Day
“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”
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Clothe us, Lord God, with the virtues of the Heart of your Son and set us aflame with his love, that, conformed to his image, we may merit a share in eternal redemption. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Prayer from the feast of the Sacred Heart
Notre Dame, Our Mother,
PRAY FOR US
Questions for Reflection
- How can I open my heart more fully to the presence of God in the world? How can I offer my heart to God more fully during this journey?
- Our Lord has invited us to bring our burdens and labors to him and he will give us rest. What burdens do I need to lay before the Sacred Heart of Jesus this day?
- As I begin my pilgrimage today, this is my intention:
Gospel of the Day
Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?
August 13-26, 2017
In the tradition of Father Sorin’s inspirational journey and intrepid spirit—our Notre Dame spirit—we will retrace his journey from Vincennes to Notre Dame. We will travel those miles in a collective renewal of our determination, to rededicate ourselves to Notre Dame’s mission to seek God, study the world, and serve humanity—to boldly lead the way into the new chapters of our story.