Music and stories at our departure ceremony Saturday

This Saturday, August 21, is our second departure ceremony of this month, in the ancient Valkhof Chapel in Nijmegen (1,100 years..!). Just like every third Saturday, we start in silence from the statue of the woman who, according to Mayor…

Looking for additional host families along the route

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The route of the Walk of Wisdom is busy. It's going very well and of course we're very happy with that. That is why we are looking for additional host families. A lot of pilgrims walk the route in a week in a row and of course you need places…

The story of the departure ceremony (9): ‘Pilgrimage to Love’.

On the first Saturday of every month, a little after sunrise, one of our departure ceremonies is held: the pilgrim lauds. This month we read a text by Fred Matser from our book of hours Seasons of Life . This philanthropist is committed to…

“When something is right, beats with your heart, miracles descend” – the Walk of Wisdom by Claartje

Yoga teacher Claartje Bos has been one of our volunteers since the opening, among other things in preparing starter kits. This year, she completed the trek in nine days. When she walks back into Nijmegen on her 9th day: "The whole atmosphere…
Walk of Wisdom door Thomas Hontelez

Cleaning up 136 kilometres of rubbish – will you join us?

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Did you also enjoy the nature at the Walk of Walk of Wisdom and do you want to help give something back? As a pilgrimage route, we are participating in a worldwide action to clean up the planet: World Clean up day, on Saturday 18 September…

Landscape contribution: €1,000 for Land van Ons

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For every pilgrim who registers, we save €1 to give back to nature: our landscape contribution. Because the Walk of Wisdom is doing well - we are approaching the 10,000th registration - we can donate a nice amount of money every year to landscape…

‘The grief and mourning may stay with me’ – Miriams Walk of Wisdom

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The months of Corona have also strung themselves together for me. I enjoyed the relative peace and quiet. The world has become small, the activities less so. Fever Tree Sint-Walrick, Paul Spierings Still, last winter it started to itch a…