Walking the Beauty Way
A Virtual Celtic Pilgrimage and Prayer Journey

Looking for community, some walking partners?


Attracted to Celtic wisdom and love of creation?


Ready to be outside, walk and pray?


Then Join us for a virtual Celtic pilgrimage –

  • No cooped-up travel to Ireland during a pandemic, but walking together outside and reflecting on the wisdom, prayers and stories of Celtic Pilgrims and Saints .

  • At the same time, join in financial support of the Franciscan Spiritual Center in their spirituality programs that bring peace, presence and community to a hungry world.


You will be blessed by

  • Three weeks of guidance and resources for prayer, art, and reflection

  • Three guided walks in the beautiful green hills and paths in Portland

  • Three zoom gatherings to form community and learn from Celtic saints

  • Two spiritual guides from the Franciscan Spiritual Center (Eileen Parfrey, Larry Peacock)


June 2-23, 2021

Four Wednesday afternoon zoom gatherings (4-5pm PDT).

Beginning June 2. Weekly guides and resources to prayer, art, beauty, and Celtic spiritual practices

Three Sunday afternoon walks (starting 2pm PDT) – Mount Tabor - June 6; Powell Butte - June 13; Washington Park - June 20. If you are unable to join us because of geographical distance or mobility concerns, we have suggestions on how to accommodate this part of the pilgrimage.


Levels of Support

Pilgrim $140 (Includes all the above and a Celtic patch!)

Sojourner - $200 (Includes all the above Plus a bottle of wine and a box of shortbread)

Wayfinder - $300 or more (Includes the above and makes it possible for others to find their way to the Franciscan Spiritual Center for spiritual direction or programs. Your gift helps others! Thank you!!)


Register Now. Limited Number of spaces on this pilgrimage. Sign up now!