from Denver to
with Optional Extension to
September 24 - October 2, 2018
Day 1 - USA - Medjugorje
Depart Denver for your overnight flight(s) to Europe. Dinner and breakfast
will be served on transatlantic flight.
Day 2 - Arrive Medjugorje
Upon arrival at the Airport you will meet your tour guide, and board your
private motorcoach for the 2 1/2 hour drive to the village of Medjugorje, where
you will be introduced to your host family in whose comfortable, yet modest inn
you will be staying for the next 7 nights.
Day 3 to 8 - Medjugorje
During your stay, you will experience the beauty and peace of this simple
village, and have the opportunity to share your faith with pilgrims from all
over the world. Here are some of the activities planned for the week:
Daily Mass: Each morning, at 10:00am (noon on
Sunday), the group will assemble at St. James Church for Mass and the blessing
of religious articles immediately following.
Climb Apparition Hill: Recite the Rosary while
climbing the hill to the place where the visionaries first allegedly encountered
Climb Mt. Krizevac (Cross Mountain): In 1933, the
villagers built a 30' high cross atop a mountain to commemorate Jesus' passion
and death on the cross. Climb to the top, stopping 15 times along the way to
rest and Pray the Stations of the Cross.
Apparitions: Join the villagers and fellow pilgrims
in praying the Rosary in St. James Church at 6pm, and stay for the alleged
apparition of Our Lady to the visionaries at 6:40pm. Stay for the Croatian Mass
the Blessing of the Sick immediately following.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Our Lady has
always called us to be close to Her Son. Join fellow pilgrims for Adoration on
Tuesday and Saturday at the outside altar of St. James Church, and for
Veneration of the Cross on Friday inside the church. Adoration is also available
in the Chapel every afternoon.
Meetings with the Visionaries: Pending their
availability, the guide will arrange meetings with the visionaries.
Visit to the Community of Cenacolo: Founded by the
Sisters of Charity, Cenacolo is a community for young men and women who have
lost their way in life, and are on the road to recovery. We will hear their
inspirational words about their journeys back to Jesus Christ.
Prayer at the Statue of the Risen Christ: Pray at
the bronze statue located on the grounds of St. James Church, and witness the
droplets of water that miraculously seep out of Christ's right knee.
Day 9 - Medjugorje - USA
Day 9 - Optional Extension to Rome
Depart Medjugorje for Rome, the Eternal City. Upon arrival you will meet
your Tour Escort and enjoy a free afternoon for rest and relaxation before
dinner and overnight in Rome.
Day 10- Rome (Papal Audience and Vatican Museum)
Today you will make your way to Vatican City where you will attend the Papal
Audience given by His Holiness Pope Francis (pending the papal schedule).
Following the audience you will take a tour of the Vatican Museums, which
contain awe-inspiring relics and works of art donated throughout centuries as
tributes of faith. You will visit the Tapestry Gallery, the Raphael Rooms and
the Sistine Chapel where you will see Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Final
Judgment. Visit St. Peter's Basilica, built on the site where St. Peter was
martyred, to pray at the tomb of Pope John Paul II, and to marvel at
Michelangelo’s Pieta and Bernini's bronze canopy.
Day 11- Christian Rome
After breakfast depart on your sightseeing tour of some of the most
significant Catholic sites in Rome. You will see the Basilica of St. Mary Major,
one of the oldest shrines dedicated to the Blessed Virgin, which contains a
relic from the manger of the infant Jesus. You will visit the Holy Stairs and
visit the Basilica of St. John the Lateran, which was the residence of the popes
prior to returning to Rome in 1377. Also explore St. Paul Outside the Walls,
which houses the remains of St. Paul under its main altar. Visit the catacombs
of St. Callixtus, where the early Christians hid themselves to escape
Day 12 - Classical Rome
This morning you will see the highlights of ancient Rome, including the
Colosseum and the Roman Forum. A walking tour will bring you to the Pantheon,
Piazza Navona and the Trevi Fountain where you can take part in the tradition of
throwing 3 coins into the fountain in hopes of returning to Rome.
Day 13 - USA
Tour # MJ18 0924-JD & MJ18 0924-EXT
*Round trip airfare from Denver (including taxes and fuel
*7 nights Accommodations in Medjugorje: Family Owned Pensione
*4 nights Accommodations in Rome: First Class Hotel
*Breakfast and Dinner daily
*Transfers between airport & lodgings by Private Motorcoach
*English Speaking Tour Escorts and Professional Guides
*Sightseeing in Rome as indicated in itinerary
*Papal Audience (if the Pope is in residence)
*Welcome Packet / Document Portfolio
*Daily Mass and all spiritual activities coordinated
Price: $2,745pp from
Optional Rome Extension: $1,400pp
Prices based on double occupancy
Single Rooms available for additional Supplement,
Optional Travel Insurance Recommended
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