Joseph Challenge Details

Friday (Day 1)

Pilgrims depart from Carondelet Park in south St. Louis; walk along River Des Peres ("River of the Fathers") towards the Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine in Richmond Heights. The day concludes with First Friday Mass at the Oratory, followed by dinner and fellowship.

Distance: Approximately 8 miles

Saturday (Day 2)

Saturday morning begins with First Saturday Mass at the Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine. Pilgrims depart from the Oratory following Mass, walk to Carmel of St. Joseph, then to St. Joseph in Clayton for lunch, and then on to the Shrine of St. Joseph.

Distance: 15.5 miles


Friday (Day 1)

2:30pm - pilgrimage departs from Carondelet Park (corner of Leona Dr and Loughborough Ave)
6:00pm - Arrive at Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine (7230 Dale Ave, St. Louis, MO 63117)
6:00pm-7:00pm - Confession available
7:15pm - Mass; dinner and fellowship following Mass
11:00pm - Lights out

Saturday (Day 2)

8:15am - Mass
9am - Departure from Oratory
10:30am-11:00am - Visit Carmel of St. Joseph (9150 Clayton Rd, St. Louis, MO 63124)
12:30pm - lunch at St. Joseph Clayton
6:00pm - Arrival at Shrine of St. Joseph
TBD - more fellowship at the Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine upon return
*All times are approximate and subject to change due to travel times, weather, rest breaks, etc. Please pay attention to communication from the organizers as the starting time and other times may be adjusted.