Beautiful article in magazine full sentence about ‘Modern pilgrimage route without destination’


“The word ‘pilgrim’ comes from ‘peregrinus’ which means stranger. As a pilgrim, you consciously put yourself in a position where you are not at home, you distance yourself from the fixed structure in your life. And then you discover that the whole world is your home.”

That’s according to Thomas Hontelez, publicity officer of the Franciscan Movement and board member of the Walk of Wisdom. He is one of the interviewees in yet another wonderful story about the pilgrimage route around Nijmegen. The article, written by Jeroen Fierens, is published in the November issue of the magazine Volzin, magazine for religion and society.

Pioneer Damiaan Messing and pilgrims Annemie Herinx and Mirjam Mooijman also have their say. Annemie and Mirjam ended up in a heavy snowstorm on the last day of their Walk of Wisdom . “Then you really come across yourself and suddenly you turn out to be able to do so much more than you think.”

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Article about the Walk of Wisdom in the November issue of Volzin magazine