"Majesty made itself small so that those who held it could endure it.� � St. Ephraem
 
 
In close proximity to the Shrine entrance
Gesu Bambino Pilgrims' House  is among the cluster of houses on County Road 548, Hanceville (Northern Alabama) just steps away from the entrance to the Shrine property. It's about a mile to the Shrine itself. On a beautiful Spring or Autumn day, it will take a pilgrim 30-40 min. to walk to the Shrine, from the Pilgrims' House.

(For comprehensive information and direction to the Shrine and EWTN, please visit the website, www.EWTN.com and click on 'Visit Us'.)

Nearest major cities/airports and other mode of transportation.
 Birmingham and Huntsville airports. Alternatively, pilgrims may take the Amtrak train and Greyhound bus to Birmingham. It is suggested that pilgrims arranged their ground transportation well in advance. Pilgrimage groups usually come by charter buses while others come in private transportation.

Direction.
 Merge onto I-65 North (toward Huntsville) from I-20 West. Take Exit 291
(Hwy. 91 North). Turn right at County Road 747 and right again at County Road 548.
Gesu Bambino Pilgrims' House is on the right side of the street just feet away from the Shrine property. The address is 1770 County Road 548. (see map).

Tel. (256) 352-4135 or (917) 821-9521 (cellph).
 


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