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INSTRUCTIONS

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

You are invited to participate in this pilgrimage one of two ways:

ON THE ROAD

We recommend visiting parishes in the order below, but you are welcome to visit in any order you wish. Please ensure that your device is charged and you have earbuds on hand before visiting a parish. As you visit each parish, you are invited to listen to its story while exploring the property. Please be respectful and follow all posted signs while visiting. You can navigate parish stories on this website, or will find a QR code posted at each location to guide you to the audio recordings. 

FROM HOME

Find a quiet space to sit and listen. Make sure you are in a space where you may listen out loud, or have headphones ready. You are welcome to listen to the recordings in our suggested order below, or in your preferred order. As you listen, you are invited to look through the photo gallery included on each page and reflect on the people and stories of each parish. After listening, we encourage you to explore the extended resources on each page to learn more.

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RECOMMENDED ROUTE:

To access the parish stories, click on the parish you plan to begin with below and navigate through stories using the arrows at the top of the page. 

Click to find the parish closest to you and click on the "Directions" link to access driving directions from Google Maps.

PARISH STORIES

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St. Matthias, Asheville

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St. Stephen's, Morganton

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St. Cyprian's, Lincolton

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St. Gabriel's, Rutherfordton

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Good Shepherd, Tryon

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St. Barnabas, Murphy

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St. Cyprian's Chapel, Franklin