By a Staff Reporter A pilgrimage of 30 or more Catholic students, carrying a cross from London to Walsingtihm, will take place during Holy Week, from March 20 to Easter Sunday, March 28.
Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, and Mgr. Parker, Bishop of Northampton, have given their permission for the pilgrimage which, in the words of the organ isers, is " A corporate act of reparation by Catholic students for the innumerable corporate acts by students of malice. persecution and ignorance which have wounded Christ anew in the Mystical Body of. the Church." , The organisers, members of the University of London Catholic Society, state that this is the first pilgrimage of Students to Walsingham.
Besides representatives from other universities in the country, students from Munster. in the British Zone of Germany, where the university has been adopted by the London students, have been invited to take part.
The pilgrims will start from the church Of Si. Etheldreda's. Ely Place, Holborn Circus, on Saturday, March 20, after Sung Mass and the Blessing of the Cross at 10 am. Daily stopping places are at W'aliham Cross. Puckeridge Saffron WaVen, Cambridge. Midenhall, Swaffharn and Walsingham.
BAREFOOT MILE The lust •mile of the pilgrimage. the Holy Mile, will be done in bare feet, and each day seven Stations of the Cross will be recited. Compline and Benediction will complete the day's walk.
The Cross will be erected on the site of Walsingham Priory, on, Holy Saturday, and after Solemn High Mass on Easter Sunday, the student pilgrims will return by train to London.
Any student still wishing to take part in the pilgrimage should get in touch with Mr. L. Maundcote Carter, cio the London School of Economics. Houghton Street. London, W.C.2.
The organisers also appeal for hospitality at the places at which they stop.