Pilgrim Scéal – Derry youth pilgrims on Lough Derg

Fr Brendan Collins relates how young pilgrims from Derry lifted other pilgrims while benefiting from the pilgrimage themselves.

St Patrick’s Purgatory at Lough Derg in County Donegal has been a place of prayer and welcome since the sixth century.
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Lough Derg in County Donegal is a living place of pilgrimage with an ancient tradition. Legend and history intertwine in the emergence of St Patrick’s Purgatory as a famous pilgrimage destination on the very edge of medieval Europe. Each summer thousands still come to Lough Derg – some taking off their shoes to make the challenging Three Day Pilgrimage, others to find welcome time apart on a One Day Retreat.

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