The annual pilgrimage from St Joseph and St Nicholas, Moorends was held on 1 May, the Feast of St Joseph the Worker. The pilgrims, led by Parish Priest, Fr Santosh Vazhappally, visited three holy sites in York.
The day started with Mass at the Shrine of the martyr, St Margaret Clitherow. The pilgrims then walked to the Bar Convent, England’s oldest living convent (founded in 1686). After a talk about the history of the convent in its beautiful chapel, the pilgrims toured the heritage centre.
The final site was York Minster. The Minster authorities kindly allowed the pilgrims the use of the Zouche Chapel for prayer led by Fr Santosh, which concluded with reciting the Divine Mercy Chaplet. The pilgrims found it a very spiritually rewarding day.
The Divine Mercy Chaplet is recited each Friday at St Joseph and St Nicholas Church during Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. This commences at 11am, concluding with a shared lunch at 12noon. All are welcome to join us.