Triangle of Hope Youth Pilgrimage

The Triangle of Hope is a covenantal community between the dioceses of Liverpool (England), Kumasi (Ghana), and Virginia dedicated to transforming the long history, ongoing effects, and continuing presence of slavery in our world through repentance, reconciliation, and mission.

Participants will prepare together through worship, prayer, study, and retreats, then travel together as pilgrims to one of the three partner dioceses each summer for three summers. It is desired, but not required, that participants be present for all three years so they may travel to each of the three dioceses in the Triangle of Hope.

Ideal candidates are in 8th through 9th grade the year they apply which would enable them to finish all three pilgrimages by the summer after their senior year of high school. 10th through 12th graders will be considered.

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Preparation and training for summer trips: January, March, May, and July (online) 2022.

Virginia leg: Summer 2024; Kumasi, Ghana leg: Summer 2025.


We invite families who are interested to apply. DO NOT LET FINANCIAL SITUATIONS PREVENT YOU FROM APPLYING. We will work with all the accepted families to make the coming year’s pilgrimage, and succeeding years, affordable. Diocesan contributions, parish/sponsoring organization contributions, and family contributions will be combined to cover expenses. The cost per person total (all contributions combined) is approximately $3500 per year involved. The committee will work with all accepted families to make this affordable as we aim to have as diverse a cross-section of students as we can.


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