Friday, November 18, 2016

Shrine draws thousands to Slovenia's Julian Alps

Brezje is an easy train ride from Venice, Italy
Mary Help of Christians Church, the largest pilgrimage church in Slovenia and national shrine of the Archdiocese of Ljubljana, is seen here in 2012. J.P. Sonnen writes the pilgrimage to this church "requires a firm will and some sacrifice." (Copyright) Johann Jaritz.
Many pilgrims are rediscovering the traditional walking pilgrimage on some truly outstanding routes which were almost forgotten. One outstanding shrine is in the Julian Alps, named after Julius Caesar, who founded the city at the foot of the mountains. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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