Six Franciscan friars spent six weeks walking from Salem, Va., to Washington, D.C. They did not plan the details of their trip, but left them up to God.
SOURCE: Staff reporting | The Washington Post - July 29, 2009
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.