title : SSPX Pilgrimage, Rome 2000, Day 5: Thursday, August 10, Feast of St. Lawrence, Deacon, Martyr
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(Pilgrimage to the Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls, St. Sebastian, and Holy Cross in Jerusalem)

This was the Third day of Traditional Pilgrimage by SSPX.

+ Pilgrimage to the Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls
The pilgrims from Asia is in procession with banners to the Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls. St. Lawrence was martyred at the age of Emperor Valenciano. The Saint's flesh was roasted little by little.


The pilgrims are entering the Basilica.


The pilgrims are going out in procession, after their pilgrimage to the Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls.



+ Pilgrimage to the Basilica of St. Sebastian
The pilgrims from Asia are marching toward the Basilica of St. Sebastian. The original footprints of St. Peter is kept in the Basilica of St. Sebastian.


The pilgrims are chanting Credo on their knees in the Basilica.


+ It is the tomb of St. Sebastian who was shot with arrows and left for dead. Actually, the Saint died because of the arrows' shoot.


There were the pilgrims from another country in the ground, when the pilgrims from Asia went out the Basilica.


The pilgrims from Asia are marching to the Basilica of Holy Cross in Jerusalem hurryingly. The Basilica is the last pilgrimage of Seven Basilica in Rome.


+ Pilgrimage to the Basilica of Holy Cross in Jerusalem
The pilgrims from Asia are entering the Basilica of Holy Cross in Jerusalem.


The inside of the Basilica. There are some fragments of the Cross, the nail that Jesus Christ was crucified with, the crown of thorns that Our Lord wore, the cross that the robber was hung at the right side of Our Lord, the finger of Apostle St. Thomas, and the piece of rock that the Cross of Our Lord was set up on.


The pilgrims are going out the Basilica. And they are going to the Basilica of St. Peter for final pilgrimage.


+ After Pilgrimage to Seven Basilica in Rome
The pilgrims from Asia are praying in front of the Confessional in the Basilica of St. Peter again, after the pilgrimage to Seven Basilica in Rome. Fr. Couture led them to make the round of special Seven Altar in the Basilica of St. Peter and to pray there. The pilgrims of the Seven Altar get special indulgence.


The pilgrims are praying on their knees in front of St. Pius X again. St. Pius X is the Patron of SSPX.


The Body of St. Pius X has not been spoiled.


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