ITINERARY:

OCT 17 CHECK IN AT NAIA TERMINAL 3 AT

2000HRS / DEPARTURE FROM MANILA TO ROME, ITALY

 

OCT 18 ROME

Arrive in Rome in the afternoon. Celebrate mass at Basilica San Paul Outside the Walls. Proceed to hotel for check-in. Have dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

OCT 19 ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Then have a full-day guided tour to visit the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. Visit also the St. Peter Basilica, destination of all Catholics coming from all over the world. Then see the Major Basilicas: Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica Basilica San Paul Outside the Walls, the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, and The Holy Steps.  Have dinner at a local restaurant. Return to hotel for overnight.

 

OCT 20 ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Have a full day guided tour which includes view of Monument Vittorio Emanuelle II and Circus Maximus. Photo stop at Colosseum and Arch of Constantine, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 21 ROME / SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO

After breakfast and check-out, we will have a long distance drive to San Giovanni Rotondo. Upon arrival, have a half-day guided tour to visit the Shrine of St. Padre Pio, which centers on his tomb inside the Church of Our Lady of Grace (Santa Maria delle Grazie). Here you can also see his cell, his confessional, the crucifix from which he received the stigmata, and nearly everything he owned or touched, carefully preserved and labeled. Check-in, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

OCT 22 SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO / FLORENCE

After breakfast and check-out, we will have long distance drive to Florence. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

OCT 23 FLORENCE / NICE

After breakfast and check-out, have a half-day guided tour to visit the Florence Cathedral (Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore). Photo stop of Piazza Michelangelo, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Florence Baptistery and Duomo complex. Then start the long distance drive to Nice. Check-in at hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

OCT 24 NICE / PARIS (train)

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Transfer to Nice train station to take a 2nd class TGV train going to Paris, the heart of Europe’s most romantic city. Upon arrival, celebrate private Mass at one of the Catholic Churches. Then have a short visit Sacre Coeur Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 25 PARIS

After breakfast, we will visit the Miraculous Medal Church at Rue de Bac where the incorruptible body of St. Catherine de Laboure lies and where the heart of St. Vincent de Paul is kept. We will also visit St. Vincent de Paul Church nearby. Afterwards, we will have a half-day sightseeing guided tour of Paris which includes view of the Place de la Concorde, the Avenue des Champs Elysees (view point), Arc du Triomphe Memorial, Les Invalides and Seine river banks. View also of the famous Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum. Then have a one hour Bateaux Parisienne cruise. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 26 PARIS / LISIEUX / PARIS

Have breakfast at the hotel. Then drive to Lisieux and have a half-day guided tour to visit the Holy sites of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, which includes St. Therese House (the Maison Buissonet) and the Chapelle de Sainte Therese in Lisieux. Drive back to Paris. Have dinner at a local restaurant before returning to hotel for overnight.

 

OCT 27 PARIS / LOURDES (train)

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Transfer to Paris train station to take a 2nd class TGV train going to Lourdes – one of the great pilgrimage shrines in the world, where in the Grotto of Massabielle, a beautiful lady revealed herself to a young sick child named Bernadette, that she is the Immaculate Concepcion. Check-in at hotel for dinner and overnight. You may also join the pilgrims around the world for a torch light procession and Rosary in the evening after dinner.

 

OCT 28 LOURDES

Breakfast at hotel. Have a private Mass at Chapel Lourdes. Morning is free for private devotion. You may bathe in the Healing Waters and witness the blessing of the sick.  Walk the Way of the Cross. In the afternoon, have a half-day guided tour to visit the Sanctuaries in Lourdes. See also St. Bernadette’s house in Massabielle and the cachot where she stayed with her family. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 29 LOURDES / SALAMANCA

After breakfast and check-out, we will have long distance drive to Salamanca. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 30 SALAMANCA/ FATIMA

After breakfast and check-out, have a long distance drive to Fatima. Upon arrival, have a half-day guided tour to visit the Our Lady of Fatima Basilica. See the house of Francisco and Jacinta. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight. In the evening, you may wish to participate at the Candle Light Procession and Rosary.

 

OCT 31 FATIMA / LISBON / MANILA

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel.  Transfer to Lisbon airport to catch flight to Manila.

 

NOV 01 MANILA

“Home Sweet Home”!!! 

 

Marian Pilgrimage


with Fr. John Barro

October 17 - November 01, 2020

ITINERARY:

OCT 17 CHECK IN AT NAIA TERMINAL 3 AT

2000HRS / DEPARTURE FROM MANILA TO ROME, ITALY

 

OCT 18 ROME

Arrive in Rome in the afternoon. Celebrate mass at Basilica San Paul Outside the Walls. Proceed to hotel for check-in. Have dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

OCT 19 ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Then have a full-day guided tour to visit the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. Visit also the St. Peter Basilica, destination of all Catholics coming from all over the world. Then see the Major Basilicas: Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica Basilica San Paul Outside the Walls, the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, and The Holy Steps.  Have dinner at a local restaurant. Return to hotel for overnight.

 

OCT 20 ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Have a full day guided tour which includes view of Monument Vittorio Emanuelle II and Circus Maximus. Photo stop at Colosseum and Arch of Constantine, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 21 ROME / SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO

After breakfast and check-out, we will have a long distance drive to San Giovanni Rotondo. Upon arrival, have a half-day guided tour to visit the Shrine of St. Padre Pio, which centers on his tomb inside the Church of Our Lady of Grace (Santa Maria delle Grazie). Here you can also see his cell, his confessional, the crucifix from which he received the stigmata, and nearly everything he owned or touched, carefully preserved and labeled. Check-in, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

OCT 22 SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO / FLORENCE

After breakfast and check-out, we will have long distance drive to Florence. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

OCT 23 FLORENCE / NICE

After breakfast and check-out, have a half-day guided tour to visit the Florence Cathedral (Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore). Photo stop of Piazza Michelangelo, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Florence Baptistery and Duomo complex. Then start the long distance drive to Nice. Check-in at hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

OCT 24 NICE / PARIS (train)

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Transfer to Nice train station to take a 2nd class TGV train going to Paris, the heart of Europe’s most romantic city. Upon arrival, celebrate private Mass at one of the Catholic Churches. Then have a short visit Sacre Coeur Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 25 PARIS

After breakfast, we will visit the Miraculous Medal Church at Rue de Bac where the incorruptible body of St. Catherine de Laboure lies and where the heart of St. Vincent de Paul is kept. We will also visit St. Vincent de Paul Church nearby. Afterwards, we will have a half-day sightseeing guided tour of Paris which includes view of the Place de la Concorde, the Avenue des Champs Elysees (view point), Arc du Triomphe Memorial, Les Invalides and Seine river banks. View also of the famous Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum. Then have a one hour Bateaux Parisienne cruise. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 26 PARIS / LISIEUX / PARIS

Have breakfast at the hotel. Then drive to Lisieux and have a half-day guided tour to visit the Holy sites of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, which includes St. Therese House (the Maison Buissonet) and the Chapelle de Sainte Therese in Lisieux. Drive back to Paris. Have dinner at a local restaurant before returning to hotel for overnight.

 

OCT 27 PARIS / LOURDES (train)

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Transfer to Paris train station to take a 2nd class TGV train going to Lourdes – one of the great pilgrimage shrines in the world, where in the Grotto of Massabielle, a beautiful lady revealed herself to a young sick child named Bernadette, that she is the Immaculate Concepcion. Check-in at hotel for dinner and overnight. You may also join the pilgrims around the world for a torch light procession and Rosary in the evening after dinner.

 

OCT 28 LOURDES

Breakfast at hotel. Have a private Mass at Chapel Lourdes. Morning is free for private devotion. You may bathe in the Healing Waters and witness the blessing of the sick.  Walk the Way of the Cross. In the afternoon, have a half-day guided tour to visit the Sanctuaries in Lourdes. See also St. Bernadette’s house in Massabielle and the cachot where she stayed with her family. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 29 LOURDES / SALAMANCA

After breakfast and check-out, we will have long distance drive to Salamanca. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 30 SALAMANCA/ FATIMA

After breakfast and check-out, have a long distance drive to Fatima. Upon arrival, have a half-day guided tour to visit the Our Lady of Fatima Basilica. See the house of Francisco and Jacinta. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight. In the evening, you may wish to participate at the Candle Light Procession and Rosary.

 

OCT 31 FATIMA / LISBON / MANILA

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel.  Transfer to Lisbon airport to catch flight to Manila.

 

NOV 01 MANILA

“Home Sweet Home”!!! 

 

Russia with Eastern & Central Europe


with Fr. Tito Voz

September 14- October 01, 2020

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