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A Eucharistic pilgrimage boards a ‘sternwheeler’ and travels down the Ohio River – Catholic Telegraph

A Eucharistic pilgrimage boards a ‘sternwheeler’ and travels down the Ohio River – Catholic Telegraph

“I traveled from location to location, meeting different communities of believers: different, yet the same, in that they were all waiting for Jesus on the gently flowing banks of the Ohio River,” Bruno wrote.

Pilgrims kneel as the Blessed Sacrament passes aboard the ship "Sewickley" on the Ohio River near Steubenville, Sunday, June 23, 2024. Credit: Colleen Rowan
Pilgrims kneel as the Blessed Sacrament passes aboard the ship “Sewickley” on the Ohio River near Steubenville, Sunday, June 23, 2024. Credit: Colleen Rowan

The Seton Route of the pilgrimage began on May 18 with Mass at the birthplace of the Knights of Columbus, St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut.

The four routes of the pilgrimage will ultimately cross 10,000 kilometers, 27 states and 65 dioceses, carrying Christ in the Eucharist.

Pilgrims pray as the Blessed Sacrament passes aboard the ship 'Sewickley' on the Ohio River near Steubenville, Sunday, June 23, 2024. Credit: Colleen Rowan
Pilgrims pray as the Blessed Sacrament passes aboard the ship “Sewickley” on the Ohio River near Steubenville, Sunday, June 23, 2024. Credit: Colleen Rowan

The routes will converge in Indianapolis on July 16 for the 10th National Eucharistic Congress from July 17-21.