OSU Students Take Pilgrimage

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Some Oregon State University students embarked on a four-day pilgrimage Friday.

They began their 100-mile journey from Corvallis to Portland. The group is part of the Newman Center Catholic Community on campus. Members say the walk is a time for deep personal reflection.

“Three reasons of doing this one of them is to grow in community together. The other is to reflect on our lives and to offer up on God our lives,” said Chad Gilbreath, OSU Newman Center.

They will make overnight stops at parishes in Independence, Gervais and Tualatin.

Their final destination is The Grotto in northeast Portland, where they will have mass.

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