Oregon Pilgrims

Oregon Pilgrims

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Athletic religious experiences throughout the Willamette Valley

next event: February 29, 2020


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Ashes to Ashes

On February 29th people of all ages will walk from St. Joseph Church in Salem to St Mary's Church in Shaw ending with mass. This is a great way to begin Lent with a 13 mile "examination of conscience." 

Our story


In the fall of 2018, two friends decided to go on a pilgrimage. Their idea, walking all night from Salem to Mt. Angel, attracted much more interest than they expected, and 125 people joined them on their all-night trek. Together with some new friends, they decided to do it again....and again... and Oregon Pilgrims was born!


Past events

Our Lenten pilgrimage, Ashes to Ashes, took place along the roads from Salem to Amity in beautiful country on Saturday, March 9. The pilgrimage ran from dawn to dusk, and finished with dinner together at the Brigittine monastery. It was a symbol of our desire to walk together through the difficulties of life toward the glory of Easter. Take a look at the photos!


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