Reflections on the Kingdom - A Pilgrimage to Rome with Fr. Martin Connor, LC

Reflections on the Kingdom
A Pilgrimage to Rome with
Fr. Martin Connor, LC

Itinerary

 

  • Monday, April 29, 2019
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    Day 1

    Arrival, Bolsena, and Assisi [1] 

    Upon arrival to Rome Fiumicino airport, [2] we proceed to Assisi, with a lunch stop in Bolsena, site of the famous Eucharistic miracle.  After lunch (included) and visit to the church of St. Cristina, where the miracle took place, then we proceed to the Duomo in Orvieto for Mass and to view the Miracle.  We continue on to Assisi for hotel check in, dinner (included) and early to bed.

    Dinner and overnight will be at the Hotel Fontebella in Assisi
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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    Day 2

    Assisi, Torricella, and Cortona

    We begin the day with Meditation, private Mass and tour of the Basilica of St. Francis.  After some free time, we proceed for lunch (included) on the shores of Lake Trasimeno, Torricella.  After lunch will take a short drive to Cortona, for a visit and meditation at the Basilica of Santa Margherita, where we will venerate the relics of St. Margaret of Cortona.  We return to Assisi where we will stop for evening prayer at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, the church that Francis built.

    Dinner on own. Overnight will be at the Hotel Fontebella in Assisi. 

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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    Day 3

    Assisi, Monte Subasio, Greccio, and Rome 

    Again, we begin the day with a private Mass and meditation in the Church of Santa Chiara, where we will see the Crucifix that spoke to Francis and the tomb of St. Claire.  Afterwards we will drive to Monte Subasio, to the Eremo delle Carceri where St. Francis used to go and pray.  En route to Rome we will stop for lunch (included) in Greccio, where in 1223, St. Francis built the first ‘living’ Manger scene, arriving in Rome late afternoon.

    Dinner and overnight will be at the Starhotel Michelangelo in Rome.

  • Thursday, May 2, 2019
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    Day 4

    Rome's Titular Churches

    We are now in Rome, today we experience Rome’s Titular Churches, Santa Maria in Transtevere, S. Prudenziana and S. Prasede, San Clemente in prayer, meditation and Mass. Lunch is included.

    Dinner on own.

    Overnight will be at the Starhotel Michelangelo in Rome.

  • Friday, May 3, 2019
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    Day 5

    Catacombs and optional city tour of Rome

    Today we experience meditation and Mass while we visit the Catacombs of S. Domitilla, with a stop at the Church of Quo Vadis on our return to Rome.  Free afternoon or for first time visitors, a city tour of Rome.

    Lunch and dinner on own. 

    Overnight will be at the Starhotel Michelangelo in Rome.

  • Saturday, May 4, 2019
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    Day 6

    Ordinations 

    Today we attend the Mass of Ordination of the Legionaries of Christ.  Free afternoon to join in the many celebrations.  

    Lunch and dinner on own. 

    Overnight will be at the Starhotel Michelangelo in Rome.

  • Sunday, May 5, 2019
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    Day 7

    First Masses, Regina Caeli at St. Peter's Square, and free afternoon

    In the morning opportunity to participate in First Masses by the newly ordained Legionaries culminating with the Regina Caeli with the Holy Father.  Rest of the day at your leisure.  Optional guided tour by a Legionary of Christ priest of St. Peter’s Basilica in the afternoon for first time visitors.

    Lunch and dinner on own. 

    Overnight will be at the Starhotel Michelangelo in Rome.

  • Monday, May 6, 2019
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    Day 8

    Rome's Major Basilicas

    Today we conclude our Rome pilgrimage with Mass and meditations in the remaining Rome’s Pilgrimage Basilicas: S. Lorenzo Fuori le Mura; S. Croce in Gerusaleme, S. John Lateran and S. Maria Maggiore.  

    Lunch on own. 

    Farewell dinner and overnight will be at the Starhotel Michelangelo in Rome.

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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    Day 9

    Departure or Extension

    After breakfast and check-out you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home or, if you choose to go on the extension, you will head south to Naples and the Amalfi Coast. 

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