A pilgrimage with a difference... with a dream to span Great Britain from Lowestoft to St Davids.
New routes completed – old routes de-marked and two commissioned!
At the end of June, Lorie Lain-Rogers and I set out on what will probably be our final excursion to way-mark the trail. What makes the Via Beata such an exciting project to work with is our amazing supporter base across the country. It is through such friends that places for new way stations […]
Wolfhamcote Commissioning Service
On the 26th of June 2022 Steve and Gill Eggleton travelled from Banham in Norfolk to the midlands where, at a church in the village of Wolfhamcote near Daventry, the newest artwork was being installed and commissioned amongst great fanfare and supporters from near and far. Christine Sanderson writes: You remember that joyous energy and […]
Churches Offering Free Accommodation to Pilgrims
By Adam Jackson, Administrator. I am often very excited to find connections to the Via Beata that have grown up organically from seeds that we did not even know about. Its beautiful to see something of God’s eye view of the bigger picture. If you look at #ViaBeata on instagram a whole collection of photos […]
Biddy’s Walking Guinea Pigs Complete the Via Beata
Via Beata – The Blessed way – A pilgrimage in modern times 2017 – 2022 (With the Covid pandemic causing a two year gap) Four women from Norfolk set out to explore the route alongside their personal journeys. Five years of walking as a team has added a further dimension of joy to our lives, […]
Via Beata Supporter’s Supper
Each April we have a supporter’s supper where Steve is able to share updates with friends, supporters and those who pray for the Via Beata. There is a whole year of developments and much to be grateful for. This year we were joined by Daniel Holland who is the evangelist for Through Faith Missions. This […]
New Waystations and Old Friends.
Steve and Gill have travelled down to St. David’s and back. Here is the account of their adventure. We left here at 5.30 on Saturday morning, which meant that we were able to have breakfast at 8 am at the Corley services on the M6. From there, we drove on to meet with Ray […]
Commissioning of the Lowestoft Artwork
A sailboat with red sails was beating up against the wind close to the wall of the South Pier at Lowestoft while the new way station was being commissioned. On the Pier, the Great Yarmouth brass band, resplendent in navy blue with gold piping, struck up the tune of “Eternal Father strong to save”. The […]
Steve and Gill Head West
On Saturday the 4th of September, we had the joy of joining Through Faith Missions for their annual conference and celebration after completion of their Walk The Way Mission. Many testimonies of lives touched and the Lord’s wonderful provision. We presented Tim and Georigina with the carved board for their new office. It was made […]
Walk The Way – Through Faith Missions
What a delight it was to have Through Faith Missions team walking from both ends of the trail to the middle, sharing the gospel as they went. We met up with some of those walking when they visited Rowancroft.
Bench Way-Station at Knightwick in Worcestershire
It was the 24th of May when Steve and Gill arrived at the Knightwick hotel in Worcestershire, to deliver the bench which we had made with the team at Rowancroft. The back of the bench tells the story of the Good Samaritan and on the slats of the bench are words from Paul’s letter to […]