Join ONE OF Our PilgrimageS
ROME-ST. PADRE PIO!
September 22nd - October3rd, 2024
ASSISI - LORETO - LANCIANO - POMPEII - MONTE CASSINO - AMALFI COAST!
Spiritual Director Fr. John J Costello
$4999.00 Per person, double occupancy.
Single Room: $.6199.00
A deposit $250.00 per person is required at time of booking.
Full payment 90 days before departure.
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
NOT INCLUDED: Lunch, beverages, travel insurance, and items of a personal nature.
*REMEMBER, SPACE IS LIMITED!
Please be advised that we only have a certain amount seats available.
To guarantee your seat, you must submit a deposit as soon as possible. No seats will be held by word of mouth.
Board your overnight transatlantic flight to "ROME". Dinner and breakfast are served on board.
Upon arrival your escort will warmly greet you and welcome you to Italy. You will have time for lunch, and afternoon tour of the Basilica of St. John Lateran and St. Paul outside the Walls. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
This morning you will visit the Basilica of St. Mary Major, one of the oldest shrines dedicated to the Blessed Virgin, a shrine that contains a relic from the manger of the infant Jesus. You will also visit the Coliseum, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza Venezia. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
Today's program includes St. Peter's Square, where you will be admitted to the Papal Audience. After a hopeful message pronounced in various languages, his Holiness Francis will import his blessing. After lunch we will visit the Vatican Museums, and the most overwhelming Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's Masterpiece. Later, enter the largest church in Christendom, St. Peter's Basilica, built on the site where St. Peter was martyred. Some free time. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
This morning after breakfast we will take scenic drive to Assisi. Afternoon tour of the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Here we will visit the Chapel, Portiuncola, the rose bush, and the cave where the St. Francis retired for prayer. Dinner and overnight in Assisi.
This morning we will meet our local guide and start our sightseeing tour of Assisi. We will be visiting the major sites associated with St. Francis, the Saint who shaped Christianity. We will visit the Basilica of St. Francis. After some free time for your own prayers and private reflections, continue and visit the Basilica of St. Clare, dedicated to the faithful disciple of St. Francis. Continuation to Loreto, Dinner and overnight in Loreto.
This morning you will visit the Sanctuary of the Holy House. This building, also known as the Santa Casa, was carried by the Angels, we are told, from Nazareth to Italy in 1294. Late morning drive to the city of Lanciano, city of one of the greatest Eucharistic Miracles on record. Continuation to San Giovanni Rotondo for dinner and overnight.
Wake up to the pleasant sound of ringing bells coming from St. Padre Pio Basilica. Begin your morning with a visit to the Sanctuary and see the places where Father Pio spent the last 50 years of his life. (Optional) afternoon excursion to Monte Sant' Angelo and visit the famous and mystic “Grotto of the Archangel Michael". Dinner and overnight in San Giovanni Rotondo.
This morning we depart San Giovanni Rotondo and transfer to Pompeii for our visit to the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, here you will also have time to visit the Shrine, private prayer. Dinner and overnight in Pompeii.
Today we will travel to Salerno and board a ferry to Positano where you will spend 3 hours. In Positano, you can wander through the many streets and staircases, on which you will find many shops of local crafts. Next stop Amalfi, here you will also have 3 hours, widely considered one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. View the beautiful Amalfi Cathedral consecrated to its patron, Saint Andrew. Dinner and overnight in Pompeii.
This morning we will say goodbye to Pompeii and visit the Abbey of Monte Cassino. The mother house of the Benedictines, that was founded by St. Benedict in 529. Dinner and overnight in Cassino.
"Be sure not to pack your passport". Your memorable journey has come to an end. This morning after morning Mass you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home. You will be asking yourself, "Where did the time go?"
OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE!
APRIL 18 ~ APRIL 22, 2023
Spiritual Director: Rev. Stephen A. Saffron
$1,899.00 Per Person: Double & Triple Occupancy:
Single Room: $2,250.00
A deposit of $250.00 per person is required at time of booking.
Full payment is due 60 days before departure.
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
SPACE IS LIMITED!
Please call A & G Peace Tours Inc. today, to request your pilgrimage application and secure your Spiritual Journey of a lifetime.
If you are thinking of going, it’s Mary who is calling you!
Depart New York for Mexico City. On arriving, we'll meet our guide and transfer to our deluxe hotel. (Mass) at the "Jesuit Holy Family Church" and visit and pray at the tomb of "Fr. Miguel Agustin Pro, S.J." the Jesuit martyr. (Dinner and overnight).
Morning departure to the "SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE", the patroness of the Americas. Celebrate (Mass) in the Basilica and join your prayers with other pilgrims as you kneel before the altar displaying the astounding Tilma, the sackcloth bearing the image of the Holy Virgin. Afterwards, "CITY TOUR of the HISTORICAL CENTER of MEXICO CITY", including the Main Square (“Zocalo”), the Cathedral, the National Palace with its interesting mural paintings by famous painter Diego Rivera. Return to the hotel for dinner overnight.
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After breakfast, we depart for Tulpetlac to have Mass at the "Shrine of the Fifth apparition", where Juan Diego's uncle, "Juan Bernadino", was cured. Continuation to the archaeological zone of "TEOTIHUACAN", to admire the imposing 215-meter high "Pyramid of the Sun, the Pyramid of the Moon", the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, and other amazing constructions. Return to our hotel for dinner.
After breakfast we will depart our hotel for a farewell visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mass) and departure for the airport for our return flight home.