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DC Route 2 Day - 29 Miles

Tuesday, June 18-Wednesday, June 19. Walk across Our Nation's Capital (2 days-29 mi.). Walk from St. John the Evangelist Church in Clinton, Maryland to St. Catherine Laboure (The Avalon School) in Wheaton, Maryland.

The Camino of Maryland DC Route is an exciting spiritual journey through the heart of Washington DC. This Route is a 2 day - 29 mile trek, exploring the beauty of the Catholic faith, seeing the magnificent Basilica of the Immaculate Conception - the largest Catholic church in North America. Along the way, you will also be reminded of the grandeur of the Capital City, with its iconic monuments and buildings, and culminating at St. Catherine Laboure Parish in Weaton, MD, and home of the Avalon School. Avalon School for boys is one of the founding member schools for the Camino of Maryland.
The Camino of Maryland is a unique and meaningful opportunity to connect to your faith while exploring DC on foot. Join us on this special adventure and discover the true beauty of the city and the power of faith, and enjoy the hospitality of the Avalon school as they greet pilgrims in true Camino fashion.

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Daily Itinerary: DC Route

DAY 1: Tuesday, June 18, 2024 (16.5 miles)

 

St. John the Evangelist Church

8908 Old Branch Ave.

Clinton, MD 20735

(Mass at 8:30 am)

Waypoint 1:

St. Francis Xavier Church

2800 Pennsylvania Ave, SE

Washington, DC 20020

 

Waypoint 2:

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

313 2 nd St. NE

Washington, DC 20002

 

Waypoint 3:

Gonzaga High School

St. Aloysius Church

19 Eye St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

End of Day 9:

Basilica of the National Shrine

of the Immaculate Conception

400 Michigan Ave. NE

Washington, DC 20017

DAY 2: Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (13.1 miles)

 

Basilica of the National Shrine

of the Immaculate Conception

400 Michigan Ave. NE

Washington, DC 20017

(Mass at 8:00 am)

Waypoint 1:

Saint John Paul II National Shrine

3900 Harewood Rd. NE

Washington, DC 20017

Rosary 2PM

Waypoint 2:

Little Sisters of the Poor

4200 Harewood RD NE

Washington, DC 20017

Waypoint 3:

John Paul II Seminary

145 Taylor St, NE

Washington, DC 20017

Waypoint 4:

St. John the Evangelist Historic Church

(Our Lady Queen of Poland Church)

9700 Rosensteel Ave.

Silver Spring, MD 20910

End of Day 10:

The Avalon School

St. Catherine Laboure

11801 Claridge Rd.

Wheaton, MD

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