Mini Pilgrimage 2019

Mini Pilgrimage


Mini Pilgrimage Newsfeed - Day 1


It's mini pilgrimage weekend! Aidan Simons


John, Chris, Sue set out with the van on Friday eve Adilz, Fred (KWLWG)


St Francis Westborough Susan Adilz


Coordinator Chris addresses the pilgrims at St Francis Westborough Susan Adilz


Pilgrim Crosses Susan Adilz


Mini Pilgrimage Newsfeed - Day 2


Approaching Guildford Cathedral Susan Adilz


Nearly there Susan Adilz


Guildford cathedral Danny Thomas


The pilgrims on the steps of Guildford Cathedral, with revd Stephanie from St Francis Adilz, Fred (KWLWG)


Approaching St Nicolas, Guildford Susan Adilz


St. Nicolas’ Church Danny Thomas


St. Nicolas’ Church where Ceri led a prayer stop on "in the beginning was the Word" Danny Thomas


Danny Thomas


River Wey Susan Adilz


Sue & Clare on the towpath Susan Adilz


river Wey Danny Thomas


Lunchstop Danny Thomas


After lunch, Joan S led a prayer stop on "I am the bread of life" outside the locked (and unphotographed!) Meadrow Unitarian Church. John Chenery


Bluebell Woods Susan Adilz


Winkworth Arboretum Susan Adilz


Mary at Hydon's Ball Susan Adilz


Fred & Keith Susan Adilz


St Peters Hambledon Danny Thomas


Stephen's prayer stop "I am the Light of the World" outside the locked St Peter's, Hambledon Susan Adilz


Mini Pilgrimage Newsfeed - Day 3


Chiddingfold Village Hall on a sunny morning John Chenery


St Mary's Chiddingfold John Chenery


St Teresa of Avila, Chiddingfold John Chenery


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Drink stop John Chenery


Lake in the distance. John Chenery


Lunch Half Moon Northchapel John Chenery


Good to see Alured and Tass who joined us for lunch John Chenery


St Michael and All Angels Northchapel John Chenery


The themes of the prayer stops on our pilgrimage are based on the seven "I am"s in the gospel of John and here are two of them in Northchapel John Chenery


Michael leads this prayer stop on "I am the good shepherd" John Chenery


Re: I am the good shepherd John Chenery


Gathering at Ragham Lodge before walking arrowless across parkland. John Chenery


Backmarkers Clare, Nick and John John Chenery


Frontmarkers Sue and Fred John Chenery


Steven and Chris in front of Blackdown (which we didn't go over) John Chenery


Mary and Betsey John Chenery


John Chenery


Now in Petworth Park John Chenery


View from the highpoint of today's walk including Petworth House in the distance to the right John Chenery


Monument Petworth Park Susan Adilz


Tillington Village Hall and All Hallows Church John Chenery


Another good shepherd window at Tillington, but the theme for Mary's prayer stop was "I am the Resurrection and the Life" John Chenery


Duncton Village Hall, nestled at the foot of the South Downs John Chenery


Mini Pilgrimage Newsfeed - Day 4


breakfast with a view John Chenery


Washing up and the view in the other direction John Chenery


St Richard's Burton Park Susan Adilz


Meanwhile Arundel Cathedral is bathed in the early morning sun as it awaits the pilgrims. John Chenery


Clare's Prayers at St Richard's "I am the Way, the Truth and the Life" Susan Adilz


Best Foot Forward Susan Adilz


Fields near Barlavington Susan Adilz


St Mary's Barlavington Susan Adilz


Holy Cross church, Bignor, where Sue led our prayers on the theme of "I am the True Vine" Louise


Frontmarkers Ceri, Steven and Chris on the South Downs Way John Chenery


The Banstead Boys are with us today John Chenery


climbing towards the South Downs Way John Chenery


Backmarkers Keith and Nick John Chenery


South Downs Way Susan Adilz


South Downs Way Susan Adilz


Heading down into the Arun Valley John Chenery


Pub in sight Susan Adilz


Refreshments stop, The George and Dragon Houghton John Chenery


In the garden of the George and Dragon John Chenery


Admiring the view in Arundel Park John Chenery


Gathering at the Cathedral Centre John Chenery


Processing John Chenery


after our mass which was on the Cathedral sanctuary John Chenery


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Group photo with Fr Alban who said mass for us John Chenery


In the Cathedral Centre, our lunch buffet and those who prepared it John Chenery


Arundel Buffet Susan Adilz


Arundel Buffet Susan Adilz


Father Alban enjoys the Buffet Susan Adilz


Chris' final thank yous John Chenery


CLOSING CREDITS The mini-pilgrimage proved to be a very enjoyable way to spend the May Day Bank Holiday weekend and we have to thank the following: Coordination & Hall Booking: Ceri and Chris; Chief Route Planner: Sue; Day Route Planners: Nick, Sue, Fred, Chris, Ceri; Catering in halls: Ceri; Arundel buffet: Clare G; Van driver: John R; Support cars: Clare G and Susan; Web Diary: Aidan, John C, Louise, Sue, Fred, Danny; John Chenery