Our pilgrimage begins as we depart from San Antonio International Airport, Texas, to Lisbon, Portugal.
Upon arrival into Lisbon we’ll visit the birth place of St. Anthony in Lisbon. Following we will briefly
tour this beautiful port city before proceeding to Fatima. Check in and dinner at the hotel in Fatima.
This morning, Father will celebrate Mass at the Capelinha built over the holm oak tree where Our
Lady appeared five times to the three shepherd children. We’ll have a tour of the basilica and shrine. In the
afternoon, we’ll visit Aljustrel where the Angel of Peace appeared, and Valinhos where Our Lady appeared
in August 1917. Tonight, we’ll participate in the candlelight procession. Overnight in Fátima.
This morning we’ll take a flight to Barcelona. Upon arrival we’ll continue for a visit to the most important
places of the city of Barcelona, Plaza de Cataluña, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, Las Ramblas and Olympic
Park. Overnight in Barcelona.
In the morning we’ll visit the Sagrada Familia, by Antoni Gaudí, tour of the historic center or Gothic
Quarter, visit the Cathedral of Barcelona and the Basilica of Santa María del Mar. Lunch at the La Boqueria
Market. Afternoon free time on the Ramblas. Dinner and accommodation in Barcelona.
Departure in the morning by private bus to Lourdes, France, we’ll have a beautiful view of the
Pirenees, We’ll arrive at the end of the afternoon. After the check in, time to participate in the rosary and
candlelight procession at the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Lourdes. Overnight in Lourdes.
Today, we’ll wake up in a small town that is nestled within the Pyrenees Mountains. Throughout
our time in Lourdes, we’ll have the opportunity to attend Mass, drink water from the miraculous spring
that has healed many, and submerge in the healing baths. Also, while in Lourdes, we’ll walk and meditate
upon the footsteps of St. Bernadette. Our group will have the opportunity to see Boly Mill, the birthplace
of St. Bernadette, and the “Cachot,” an abandoned prison where Bernadette’s impoverish family lived. Each
evening following dinner, we’ll have an opportunity to attend the candlelight procession and Rosary before
a restful overnight. Overnight in Lourdes.
Today we’ll take a short flight to Paris, upon arrival in Paris we’ll take a panoramic tour of the
Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe, the Invalides and place of the Concord. Overnight in Paris.
After a panoramic sightseeing tour via motor coach we’ll continue to the most recognizable symbol
of the city of Paris, the Eiffel Tower, free time in the area. Afternoon panoramic and guided visit of Notre
Dame Cathedral where we’ll assist Vesperes at 5:45pm and mass at 6:30pm. We’ll finish our day with a boat
ride on the Sena river. Overnight in Paris.
Today, we’ll visit the ever famous, Louvre Museum.* This Museum is one of the finest in the world
and contains a number of pieces that truly emanate not only French art but also, European culture. We’ll
enjoy a full sightseeing tour of Paris. we’ll visit and celebrate Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous
Medal, where we’ll view the incorrupt body of St. Catherine Laboure. Te Saint’s guardian angel led her
to the chapel where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to her. In the afternoon we will visit the Basilica of
the Sacré-Coeur in Montmartre. Dinner in the city center. After dinner we’ll visit the Eiffel Tower with the
evening lights. Overnight in Paris.
This morning we say goodbye to Paris as we board our fight back to the U.S.