Archbishop Nelson Pérez was the principal celebrant and homilist during an Oct. 15 pilgrimage for archdiocesan faithful to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

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The day-long event, sponsored by the archdiocesan Office for Divine Worship and the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, honored Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament. (Photos: Tyler Orsburn for