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Join best-selling author and adventurer Bruce Feiler as he travels to the Catholic shrine of Lourdes with American veterans seeking healing.
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In the footsteps of the Buddhist monk Kobo-Daishi, walk the 750-mile pilgrimage around the island of Shikoku, Japan with American pilgrims.

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Notes from the Field: The Healing Waters

See how pilgrims bring the healing powers of Lourdes's sacred sites to loved ones back home.

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Notes from the Field: Steve's Story

Meet Steve Williams, a retired Marine returning to Shikoku for a second attempt at completing the 750 mile spiritual trail.


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Journey to Lourdes

Take a closer look at the International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes.

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Meet Bruce Feiler

Learn more about bestselling author and host of SACRED JOURNEYS, Bruce Feiler.

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Your Journeys

What journey are you on? Share memories, take-aways, photos, videos, and more!

Meet the Pilgrims

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Zachary Herrick

Bethesda, MD
Pilgrim to Lourdes

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Steve Williams

Hemet, CA
Pilgrim to Shikoku

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Jenn Tsai

Portland, OR
Pilgrim to Shikoku

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