Pentecostal Pilgrimage 2018

In the Year of Youth, in 2018, do the last 100 kilometers on Mary’s Way on foot, bicycle or horseback for the families and for the youth. To all those who would like to participate at the Roman Catholic Pentecostal Holiday in Csiksomlyó, we recommend our program opportunities at Mary’s Way, starting from Sóvárad, Parajd and Atyha to Udvarhely and Gyergyó area.  You can join to groups on foot, horseback or bicycle at every settlement mentioned above.

Participants who will get stamps in their pilgrim passport, obtained from the website for free or bought at registration, will receive an enduring certificate with their names or a traditional diploma. You can find more information about them by clicking here.

To request your free pilgrim passport please click here, and after filling out the data, you can indicate on this page where you want to take over the passport.

We are confident that by our recommended programs we can facilitate the journey of the pilgrims  and that we can provide them a lifetime experience. By joining the groups, you can participate in various programs, you can see the tourist attractions, the monuments along the trail and, last but not least, you can become a member of a large family with whom you can get a deeper experience of spirituality of the pilgrimage.

You can read more about accommodation, equipment and other practical tips here.

You can find out more about routes and tourist attractions here.

Below you can find the pilgrimage programs recommended by us.

The four day pilgrimage on the route of Udvarhelyszék starts from Parajd and leads to Csiksomlyó. Pilgrims will follow the following route: Bucsin hill-Borzont-Gyergyóalfalu-Gyergyócsomafalva-Csíkkarcfalva.

The pilgrims, who succeed to finish this route, will obtain a Certificate. For more information, please see here.

The four day pilgrimage on the route of Udvarhelyszék leads to Csiksomlyó. Pilgrims will follow the following route: Atyha-Etéd-Farkaslaka-Oroszhegy-Zetelaka-Kápolnásfalu-Szentegyháza.

The pilgrims, who succeed to finish this route (95.5 km) will obtain a traditional diploma. For more information, please see here.

The five day long pilgrimage on foot goes along the route of Udvarhelyszék. The participants will depart from Parajd on 13 May and arrive to Csíksomlyó on 17 May.  On May 18, they will attend various programs in Csíkszereda and then on the 19th of April the pilgrimage on Csiksomlyó will take place.

The four-day pilgrimage starts from the Hermitage of St. John the Baptist and by following the route of Udvarhelyszék it will lead to Csiksomlyó. Pilgrims will have the opportunity to cross the following settlements:  Etéd-Farkaslaka-Oroszhegy-Szentegyháza.

The five day long pilgrimage on horseback follows the route of Udvarhelyszék, namely: Parajd-Atyha-Etéd-Farkaslaka-Oroszhegy-Zetelaka-Kápolnás-Szentegyháza-Csiba-Csíksomlyó.

If the pilgrims can prove that they have finished this route, they will get a Certificate. More information regarding this can be found here.

The three day long pilgrimage on horseback follows the route of Udvarhelyszék, namely: Parajd-Atyha-Etéd-Farkaslaka-Oroszhegy-Zetelaka-Kápolnás-Szentegyháza-Csiba-Csíksomlyó.

If the pilgrims can prove that they have finished this route, they will get a Certificate. More information regarding this can be found here.

The pilgrimage will take place on the route of Udvarhelyszék, namely: Szováta-Parajd-Atyha-Etéd-Farkaslaka-Oroszhegy-Zetelaka-Ivó-Csikmadaras-Csíkrákos-Csíksomlyó.

During the journey, participants will need sleeping bags and sleeping pads because most probably they will spend their nights in tents or warrens.

The two day long pilgrimage starts from Gyergyóremete.The participants coming from Gyergyóalfalu, Gyergyócsomafalva, Gyergyóújfalu and Gyergyószentmiklós will join the group at the Hármashatár (Three Border).