May 26 Today, we will board our flight from our local airport to Medjugorje.
May 27 Today we will arrive into Sarajevo. Upon arrival, we will continue by bus to the town of Medjugorje to check into our hotel. We will enjoy dinner and a free night with the opportunity to participate in religious events and activities of the local parish. Overnight in Medjugorje
May 28 After breakfast, we will meet our fellow pilgrims on the top of the Apparition Hill and pray the Holy Rosary. We will also meet with the priests and seers of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Medjugorje (depending on availability). We will stop before lunch and then continue our afternoon in the participation of parish activities, including the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and the veneration of the Cross. We will end the afternoon together, with time for the Rosary and Mass with the blessing to the sick. Overnight in Medjugorje
May 29 Today we transfer by bus to Split to board our flight to Rome. Upon arrival in Rome, we transfer by bus to Assisi, home of the Franciscan Order. After check-in at our hotel, there will be free time. Following, we will participate in Holy Mass at the Hermitage of Carceri, located in the hills of Assisi. Overnight in Assisi
May 30 After breakfast, we will visit the picturesque place where the hills of Assisi lie, which still retains some of the atmosphere of the early 1200s, when St. Francis began his ministry. We will visit the Church of Santa Clara to view her incorrupt body. Santa Clara was the founder of the Order of the Poor Clares. Next, we will go to the Basilica of San Francisco to celebrate Holy Mass. After Mass, we will view some of the Saint’s possessions and the many frescoes that represent his life. In the afternoon, we will visit the Church of San Damián, where San Francisco had his conversion to Jesus. We end the day with a visit to the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels, where St. Francis spent most of his life. We will visit the Portiuncola, the rose bush and the cave where the Saint retired to pray. Overnight in Assisi
May 31 Today, we transfer by bus and spend the day in San Giovanni Rotondo, where we will visit the Church of Santa María della Grazie to celebrate Mass, home of the tomb of Padre Pio, the incorrupt Capuchin priest who bore the stigmata of Our Lord during most of his life. Overnight in San Giovani Rotondo
June 1 Today we will depart for Rome. Upon arrival, we will make our way to the center of Rome for a panoramic tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum. Overnight in Rome
June 2 This morning, we will visit three of the main basilicas of Rome: Saint John Lateran, Saint Mary the Major and Saint Paul Outside the Walls. We will celebrate Mass in the Basilica of Santa María la Mayor. Also, before dinner, we will visit the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Overnight in Rome
June 3 After breakfast, we leave early for St. Peter’s Square to participate in the Papal Audience (subject to the Pope’s schedule). After lunch, we will visit the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Tonight we enjoy our farewell dinner. Overnight in Rome
June 4 With a renewed faith and a deeper love for our Lord Jesus Christ, we will transfer to the airport for our flight back home.