Pilgrimages

Assisi to Holy House of Loreto, Mass at Face Cloth of Christ in Manoppello to Lanciano

April 27, 2018

An amazing day with lots of holy sites. As we left Assisi and drove along the Adriatic Sea we stopped at the Holy House of Loretto. From there we drove to Manoppella where we had Mass in front of the actual face cloth of Jesus found in the tomb by Peter and John. Another great […]

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Assisi to Holy House of Loreto, Mass at Face Cloth of Christ in Manoppello to Lanciano

April 27, 2018

An amazing day with lots of holy sites. As we left Assisi and drove along the Adriatic Sea we stopped at the Holy House of Loretto. From there we drove to Manoppella where we had Mass in front of the actual face cloth of Jesus found in the tomb by Peter and John. Another great […]

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All Day Assisi! Mass at Tomb of St. Francis, Hermitage, Wine Tasting and more

April 26, 2018

Started the day with Mass in a nearly unprecedented way — at the tomb of Saint Francis of Assisi in the grotto below the church. Another excellent homily here. A full tour of the Church of St. Francis, walking through the city exploring the history and arriving at the Church of St. Clare and her […]

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All Day Assisi! Mass at Tomb of St. Francis, Hermitage, Wine Tasting and more

April 26, 2018

Started the day with Mass in a nearly unprecedented way — at the tomb of Saint Francis of Assisi in the grotto below the church. Another excellent homily here. A full tour of the Church of St. Francis, walking through the city exploring the history and arriving at the Church of St. Clare and her […]

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Siena & Assisi: Eucharistic Miracle & Dinner with Daughter of a Saint

April 26, 2018

Enjoy Siena  with the Eucharistic Miracle and Relics of St. Catherine (amazing and beautifully quaint medieval Catholic city). Here is Fr. Fran’s homily in front of the Eucharist Miracle. Enjoy our arrival in Assisi for a talk and dinner with the daughter of a Saint. PART ONE PART TWO

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Siena & Assisi: Eucharistic Miracle & Dinner with Daughter of a Saint

April 26, 2018

Enjoy Siena  with the Eucharistic Miracle and Relics of St. Catherine (amazing and beautifully quaint medieval Catholic city). Here is Fr. Fran’s homily in front of the Eucharist Miracle. Enjoy our arrival in Assisi for a talk and dinner with the daughter of a Saint. PART ONE PART TWO

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Florence all day! Mass in Duomo, Michelangelo’s “David,” Cooking Class and more…

April 24, 2018

Today was all day Florence. We step back hundreds of years to marvelous Catholic culture of the Renaissance. What a beautiful and enchanting city full of history and art, good food and nice people. We started our day by walking to Santa Croce Church (Holy Cross). This commemorates the finding of the true cross and […]

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Florence all day! Mass in Duomo, Michelangelo’s “David,” Cooking Class and more…

April 24, 2018

Today was all day Florence. We step back hundreds of years to marvelous Catholic culture of the Renaissance. What a beautiful and enchanting city full of history and art, good food and nice people. We started our day by walking to Santa Croce Church (Holy Cross). This commemorates the finding of the true cross and […]

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Visit Tomb of St. Augustine, Tour of Florence…

April 23, 2018

We left Milan early in the morning and drove to Pavia where we had a tour and Mass at the tomb of Saint Augustine. Fr. Fran’s “home run” homily. Then a lovely drive what prayers and stories, lunch and nap time arriving in Florence. We took a an initial tour of the city, another great […]

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Visit Tomb of St. Augustine, Tour of Florence…

April 23, 2018

We left Milan early in the morning and drove to Pavia where we had a tour and Mass at the tomb of Saint Augustine. Fr. Fran’s “home run” homily. Then a lovely drive what prayers and stories, lunch and nap time arriving in Florence. We took a an initial tour of the city, another great […]

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Milan Italy: Da Vinci’s Last Supper, St. Ambrose Tomb and more…

April 22, 2018

Enjoy today’s incredible spiritual adventure in Milan Italy! Inspiring homily at Church of St. Ambrose.

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Milan Italy: Da Vinci’s Last Supper, St. Ambrose Tomb and more…

April 22, 2018

Enjoy today’s incredible spiritual adventure in Milan Italy! Inspiring homily at Church of St. Ambrose.

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Arriving in Milan Italy, Amazing Duomo Cathedral, Renewing Baptismal Vows at St Augustine‘s Baptismal Font…

April 21, 2018

Everyone arrived safely in Milan Italy and we had an amazing day. The emphasis of the day was the amazing Duomo Cathedral which took hundreds of years to build and is one of the most beautiful churches in the world. The Duomo is the 3rd largest church in Europe and it contains the baptismal font […]

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Arriving in Milan Italy, Amazing Duomo Cathedral, Renewing Baptismal Vows at St Augustine‘s Baptismal Font…

April 21, 2018

Everyone arrived safely in Milan Italy and we had an amazing day. The emphasis of the day was the amazing Duomo Cathedral which took hundreds of years to build and is one of the most beautiful churches in the world. Fr. Fran’s opening homily in Milan Cathedral HERE. The Duomo is the 3rd largest church […]

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Good-byes, Farewells & Comments

April 12, 2018

Enjoy meeting our pilgrims and sharing their emotions, thoughts and good-byes.

 

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Full & Fun Final Day: Jericho, Camels, Dead Sea, Jordan River…

April 12, 2018

The last day is always fun and exciting. We started off the day with Mass and breakfast at the beautiful and elegant Notre Dame Center. Father Courtney gave another wonderful homily to summarize the trip and to bless all the religious items. From the Israel Museum to the Jordan River and from Jericho to Qumran. […]

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