Join "Miracle Hunter" Michael O'Neill for the 100th Anniversary of Fatima!
With stops at Lourdes, the original Guadalupe shrine in Spain, and Zaragoza, the site of the first Marian apparition
May 11 - 18, 2017
$3,399 from JFK and Chicago (add $125)
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THIS PILGRIMAGE INCLUDES:
Round trip airfare
Breakfast and dinner per itinerary
Specially selected hotel accommodations
Air-conditioned motor coach
Full-time tour manager
Departure tax and
current fuel charge
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Celebrating Mass and providing the spiritual guidance for the trip will be Fr. Peter Stryker who has served as the Rector of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, in Champion, WI, the first and only Church-approved Marian apparition site in the United States.
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Thursday, May 11
DAY 1 – DEPART USA – Today we depart our home airport to connect with our overnight flight aboard a wide-bodied jet. We enjoy in-flight movies, dinner and breakfast aloft.
Friday, May 12
DAY 2 - LISBON/FATIMA - We arrive in Paris and transfer to Lisbon. We are met by our Unitours guide who will remain with us for the duration of our pilgrimage. We enjoy a short orientation tour of Lisbon before the drive to Alcobaca, a city close to Fatima. Our hotel is adjacent to the famous Alcobaca Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site , where monks have lived for over 900 years, dedicating their lives to meditation and illuminating beautiful manuscripts. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Alcobaca.
Saturday, May 13 – Feast of Our Lady of Fatima
DAY 3 - FATIMA –We will set out early for Fatima, enjoying the breathtaking scenery en route. This full day is devoted to visiting the Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima and the birthplaces of Francisco, Jacinta and Lucia to whom the Virgin appeared for the first time on May 13th, 1917. We will participate in the 100th Anniversary celebrations and join the International Rosary Procession. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Alcobaca.
Sunday, May 14 – Mother’s Day
DAY 4 – GUADALUPE Today we journey to the apparition site of the original Our Lady of Guadalupe (Cáceres) from which the Mexican devotion gets its name. This Spanish shrine to Our Lady was the most important Marian shrine in all of the medieval Spain and houses the famed Romanesque black Madonna dressed in ornate, pyramidal robes. The breathtaking Cathedral of San Juan is predominantly Gothic and Romanic, with three aisles and twelve inner chapels. The Monastery of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight and dinner in the Guadalupe region.
Monday, May 15
DAY 5 –MADRID/ ZARAGOSA – We leave our hotel early this morning and drive into Madrid. We will enjoy a sightseeing tour of this marvelous city and then continue traversing Spain arriving in Zaragoza. Upon arrival in Zaragoza, we will visit the Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, the site of the very first Marian apparition in history, witnessed by the apostle Saint James the Great, who brought Christianity to Spain. The Roman-founded city boasts luxuriant vegetation, and many cascades and grottos making it a miniature Switzerland in the middle of arid upper Aragon. We overnight in Zaragoza and have dinner at our hotel.
Tuesday, May 16
DAY 6 - LOURDES – Today we continue to Lourdes. Upon arrival we will spend our time in devotion to Our Lady of Lourdes. We celebrate Mass at the Grotto, with a morning orientation visit to the Shrine and a walking tour of Lourdes, visiting Boly Mill, where St. Bernadette was born, the Cachot, formerly used as a jail, where she lived during the apparitions, and the parish church. This afternoon is free for private devotions, Eucharistic Procession, the Blessing of the Sick or the renowned healing waters of the miraculous Lourdes spring. Dinner and overnight at our hotel. In the evening, we can join the Torchlight Marian Procession.
Wednesday, May 17
DAY 7 –LOURDES - We will enjoy a free day in Lourdes today to visit the baths, or walk the stations of the cross. This evening we will have our farewell dinner in a local restaurant in Lourdes. Overnight Lourdes.
Thursday, May 18
DAY 8 – USA - We will return home today with memories to last a lifetime. We will fly from Lourdes through Paris back to the USA.
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