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Long Walk to Washington Enlightens Friars

On June 16, four young Franciscan friars and their two mentors set out from Roanoke, Va., for a 300-mile walking pilgrimage to Washington that ends Wednesday.

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Friars Trudge 300 Miles and Find Kindred Souls on the Way
Article | They've been mistaken for Jedi-wannabes headed to a Star Wars convention. They've been investigated by police, approached by strangers, gawked at from cars and offered gifts of crumpled dollar bills and Little Debbie snacks.

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