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ITALY PILGRIMAGE 2016
from Boston, MA
I wish to invite you on a spiritually inspiring pilgrimage to Italy! Italy's timeless art and architecture, history and symbols representing two thousand years of Christian faith have fascinated travelers for centuries.
Our Pilgrimage takes us to Venice, the city of waterways, gondolas and picturesque bridges where we will visit the Basilica of Saint Mark with its magnificent mosaics expressing the story of faith, the Doges Palace and the Bridge of Sighs.
We will visit the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua
On to Florence, home to Muchelangelo's David and to the finest collection of Renaissance art in the world.
Next stop is the small hiltop city of Assisi, birthplace of Saint Francis. Here we will visit the Basilica of Saint Francis, the Church of Saint Clare and Santa Maria degli Angeli with its "thornless rose bush".
We'll end our pilgrimage in Rome, the Eternal City, an artistic and historical gift to the world. We'll visit Vatican City, Saint Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums. See Michelangelo's original frescoes in the Sixtine Chapel including the famous Last Judgement and the Creation of Man.
The highlight of our visit will be an Audience with Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, if avaliable.
Come share in this time of prayerful celebration. I am sure you will be pleased with this tour for it is both high in value and low in cost. Our pilgrimage will be a joyful journey designed to highlight our Catholic faith, help us inspired by the Church.
Please reguest a brochure and you will see that this 11 day pilgrimage will be a lifelong dream come true. Act quickly! Simply complete the reservation form and forward your deposit to secure your place on this tour.
NOVEMBER 7 - 17, 2016