13th Annual St JPII Poland-Rome Study Pilgrimage

October 28th - Nov 10th, 2018

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The 13th Annual Saint JPII Poland-Rome Study Pilgrimage JOIN Fr. Stan Fortuna for his 13th annual pilgrimage following in the footsteps of Saint John Paul II – Oct. 28th – Nov. 10th 2018

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For two weeks including airfare (from NY/JFK or CA/LAX), airport transfers, accommodations, tours, daily teachings by Fr. Stan (who will also celebrate daily Mass), all breakfasts in Poland, and a welcome meal in each city, based on Double Occupancy, the Pilgrimage will cost $3650/person. Single supplement is $500. We also offer a Land Only package for $2750pp. Groups of 5 or more can receive a discounted rate.

PILGRIMAGE ITINERARY

*Order of events in each city is subject to change

Day 1: DEPARTURE Sunday, October 28th If departing from NY, meet with Fr. Stan and small group; Departure from JFK or LAX

Day 2: ARRIVAL Monday, October 29th Arrival in Krakow; Transfer by Private mini- bus to Czestochowa; Holy Mass; Introduction/Pilgrimage Overview; Group Dinner (2 nights at the JPII Pilgrim House) +

Day 3: Tuesday, October 30th Czestochowa – History of Poland Background on Blessed JPII; Holy Mass in the Black Madonna Chapel; Tour of the Jasna Gora Monastery; Blessed JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own +

Day 4: Wednesday, October 31st Auschwitz Concentration Camp - Learn About St. Maximilian Kolbe, the Saint from Auschwitz; Pray at the Cell of St. Maximilian Kolbe; Holy Mass at the Sanctuary of Victorious Love; Blessed JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Group Dinner in Krakow (6 night stay)+

Day 5: Thursday, November 1st Wadowice & Kalawaria - Full Day Excursion. Wadowice- Tour Blessed JPll's Childhood Town and Roots; Kalawaria Zebrydowska, the Most Beloved of Blessed JPll's Marian Shrines; Holy Mass in the 17th Century Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels; Blessed JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow +

Day 6: Friday, November 2nd Krakow – Holy Mass; Visit the Wawel Royal Cathedral; Blessed JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Walking Tour of Krakow - "In the Footsteps of Blessed JPII:" Visit the Old Town Square; St. Mary's Church; the Cloth Hall; Jagiellonian University; the Palace of the Archbishops where Saint John Paul II lived when he was the Bishop and Archbishop of Krakow; the Franciscan Church where the Pope often came to pray. Continue to St. Stanislav Kostka in Debniki where the Pope celebrated his first Mass; a house on Tyniecka Street (outside) where Saint JPll lived; the church of Saint Florian where he worked with students; the Rakowice cemetery to the tomb of Saint JPll's parents; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow +

Day 7: Saturday, November 3rd Lagiewniki - Divine Mercy Shrine; Visit the Convent's Chapel and the Tomb of St. Faustina; Divine Mercy Chaplet with the Sisters; Holy Mass; Private Devotion; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow +

Day 8: Sunday, November 4th Nowa Huta & Visit the Church of the Ark; Holy Mas s ; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow +

Day 9: Monday, November 5th Day on own in Krakow; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow +

Day 10: Tuesday, November 6th +
Flight to Rome - Holy Mass; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Group Dinner (4 nights in Rome) +

Day 11: Wednesday, November 7th Rome - Holy Mass; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Rome; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Rome +

Day 12: Thursday, November 8th Rome - Holy Mass in Vatican Basilica; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Optional Walking Tour of Rome; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Rome +

Day 13: Friday, November 9th Rome or Assisi – Holy Mass in Vatican “Grotte” in Polish Chapel; Optional Day Trip to Assisi; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Rome +

Day 14: Saturday, November 10th DEPARTURE via Fiumicino Airport +

*Land Only Pilgrimage participants are responsible for meeting up with the Full Pilgrimage group at designated locations/times adhering to the group schedule and will be responsible for their return airport transfer We cannot wait on flights, transfers or any unexpected delays nor provide separate airport transfers.

 

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JPII Statue at Kalwaria 2010 near Krakow 

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Tomb of St. Francis in Assisi 2011


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Poland-Rome Pilgrimage Group 2010