Thousands of Diocesan Faithful Make Pilgrimage to National Shrine in D.C.

Bishop Robert Brennan led a group of more than 3,000 of the faithful from the Diocese of Brooklyn on a pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday, Oct. 22 — marking the first time the diocesan went on a pilgrimage to the shrine since the pandemic.

Diocesan Pilgrimage Visits National Shrine

As the Year of Mercy draws to a close in the coming weeks, Brooklyn and Queens Catholics shared a day of prayer and pilgrimage focused on the Mother of Mercy.