Joseph Challenge Details

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Phase One

Pilgrims depart from St. Joseph Catholic Church (Manchester) headed for the Carmelite Monastery. Lunch break along the way at Longview Farm Park.

Distance: Approximately 12 miles

Phase Two

The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered upon arrival at Carmel of St. Joseph. Following Mass, the pilgrimage will head towards St. Joseph Catholic Church in Clayton.

Distance: Approximately 2.5 miles

Phase Three

Dinner will be served upon arrival at St. Joseph in Clayton. Afterwards, we will spend time in a Holy Hour with the Blessed Sacrament. Confessions will be heard. After Holy Hour, we will have time for socializing.

Total distance on Saturday: Approximately 14.5 miles

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Phase Four

Phase Four begins Sunday morning with morning prayer. After breakfast, we will depart for the Shrine of St. Joseph, arriving for the 11 a.m. Mass. The route will include a stop for prayer in front of Planned Parenthood on Forest Park Blvd.

Distance: Approximately 9.5 miles


Saturday, May 2, 2020

9:00am - Drop-off at St. Joseph Catholic Church (Manchester)
9:30am - Pilgrimage begins
11:30am - Lunch at Longview Farm Park
3:15pm - Arrive at Carmel of St. Joseph Monastery
3:30pm - Mass (Extraordinary Form)
5:30pm - Depart Carmel of St. Joseph
6:30pm - Arrive at St. Joseph Catholic Church (Clayton); dinner
7:30pm - Holy Hour (adoration, confessions, benediction)
8:30pm - Fellowship
11:00pm Lights out

Sunday, May 3, 2020

7:00am - Depart St. Joseph Catholic Church (Clayton)
10:45am - Arrival at Shrine of St. Joseph
11:00am - Mass at Shrine of St. Joseph (Ordinary Form)
*All times are approximate and subject to change due to travel times, weather, rest breaks, etc.


Previous year's priests:

Fr. Gustavo Serpa, M.C.

Fr. Aidan McDermott, O.S.B.

Fr. David Miloscia

Fr. Ryan Weber

Fr. Michael Houser

TBD for 2020

**Are you a priest and want to help out on the Joseph Challenge Pilgrimage? Make sure to indicate so on the form when you register.