They came with lunch bags in their purses and containers of food in large sacks. Eighteen Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambéry had traveled four hours to reach Le Puy for a day-long pilgrimage to their foundations here. Some of them had traveled from much further: Brazil, India, and Mozambique.
It was a gorgeous spring day and the sisters took advantage of eating their lunches outside while others chose to eat inside the Centre.
They also visited the Living History Centre to learn more about the historical context of the Congregation and its evolution to today.
The pulpit, located in the middle of the church, where Father Medaille once preached.
The sisters visited Martine's lace shop and witnessed how lace is made by hand.