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Pilgrimages

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  • Pilgrimages — • Journeys made to some place with the purpose of venerating it, or in order to ask there for supernatural aid, or to discharge some religious obligation. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pilgrimages     Pilgrimages …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • pilgrimages — pil·grim·age || pɪlgrɪmɪdÊ’ n. journey made for a specific purpose, religious journey …   English contemporary dictionary

  • HCPT Group 171 — Pilgrimages Group 171 is one of the family groups that travel to the town of Lourdes in the Hautes Pyrénées department of France each Easter as part of the 5000+ strong HCPT Pilgrimage. It takes months to prepare for the pilgrimage, but when all… …   Wikipedia

  • Pilgrimage — In religion and spirituality, a pilgrimage is a long journey or search of great moral significance. Sometimes, it is a journey to a sacred place or shrine of importance to a person s beliefs and faith. Members of many major religions participate… …   Wikipedia

  • PILGRIMAGE — In Hebrew the term aliyah (lit. going up ) has been used since ancient times for pilgrimages to Jerusalem on the three festivals known as shalosh regalim). The Torah prescribes that all males must go up to Jerusalem three timesa year on the three …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Christian pilgrimage — The Way of St. James (el Camino de Santiago), is the pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela where legend has it that the remains of the apostle, Saint James the Great. The route was declared the first European Cultural Route by the …   Wikipedia

  • Marian apparition — The Vision of St Bernard, by Fra Bartolommeo, c. 1504 (Uffizi). A Marian apparition is an event in which the Blessed Virgin Mary is believed to have supernaturally appeared to one or more people. They are often given names based on the town in… …   Wikipedia

  • Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …   Universalium

  • Way of St. James — Infobox World Heritage Site WHS = Route of Santiago de Compostela State Party = ESP Type = Cultural Criteria = ii, iv, vi ID = 669 Region = Europe and North America Year = 1993 Session = 17th Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/669The Way of St …   Wikipedia

  • Tourism in Patna — Patna is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world with history of 3000 years. The rich culture and heritage of Bihar is evident from the innumerable ancient monuments that are dotted all over the region. Patna is home of many tourist… …   Wikipedia

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