Annual Marian Pilgrimage

A poster announcing the Marian Pilgrimage to Popenguine scheduled for 4-6 June 2022. Credit: Diocese of Thies

Annual Marian Pilgrimage in Senegal to Resume, Church Outlines Guidelines for Pilgrims

May 23, 2022

The annual national Marian pilgrimage in the West African nation of Senegal that was canceled for two consecutive years due to COVID-19 restrictions has been scheduled for next month.

Our Lady of Arigbo Marian Shrine in Dassa, Benin.

Annual Marian Pilgrimage in Benin Canceled, Pilgrims to “pray fervently” for Healing

Jul 23, 2020

The annual Marian pilgrimage to Arigbo Grotto in Dassa in the Central part of Benin that had been scheduled to take place in August has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the Bishops in the West African country announced Tuesday, July 21 and called on pilgrims to “pray fervently” through the intercession of Mary for “many graces of healing for the sick.”