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Catholic Shrines Of Western Europe
Kevin J. Wright
A revised edition of this best-selling guidebook is now complete with websites, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and mailing addresses for shrines and tourist offices. Packed full of practical and essential information this pilgrimage guidebook covers more than seventy of Christianity's most celebrated shrines and sanctuaries in nine Western European countries. In these pages, you can visit famous holy sites such as Lourdes, Fatima, Assisi, Walsingham, Santiago de Compostela, St. Patrick's Purgatory, the Great Saint Bernard Pass, and the Vatican, while also learning all about miraculous images, Marian apparitions, early Christian sites, cathedrals, abbeys, Eucharistic miracles, relics, and much more.
This authoritative travel companion includes histories of each site, information about religious lodging and pilgrim housing, maps, directions, and photographs. You'll also find helpful travel tips and hints designed to make your trip more enjoyable. A wonderful resource for both the pilgrim and the armchair traveler.
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