Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi with Fr John (updated)


Would you like to join Fr John on a pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi?  

In Rome, there will be visits to the Basilicas of St John Lateran and Mary Major, an Audience with Pope Francis…






In Assisi you will visit the Basilicas of St Francis and Clare…


Date:13th– 18th May 2019
Return flights from Gatwick
3 nights in Rome 2 nights in Assisi
Price: £750.00



ITINERARY (as of 26/09/2018): 

Day 1
The flight departs Gatwick for Rome. After reclaiming your baggage upon arrival, a coach will transfer you to your hotel where accommodation has been arranged for 3 nights on bed & breakfast basis. Mass will be celebrated during the afternoon. D, R

Day 2
This morning we will visit the Basilica’s of St John Lateran & St Mary Major. In the afternoon, we will visit the Catacombs and St Pauls outside the Walls. Mass will be celebrated in one of the Basilicas. B, D, R

Day 3
This morning the Papal Audience will take place at 10.30am, your courier will give you your ticket. After the Audience you are free to visit the Vatican Museums/Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica. B, D, R

Day 4
Depart Rome after breakfast and travel to Assisi, on arrival check-in to the Hotel, we will then have a tour of the Basilica of St Francis before Mass. Dinner in the hotel. B, D, R

Day 5
This morning we will visit the Basilica of St Clare for Mass, we then make our way to the Basilica of Santa Maria Degli Angeli to see the Porziuncola, the most Sacred place for the Franciscans. The remainder of the day will be at leisure in Assisi.  B, D, R

Day 6
Depart the hotel after breakfast and return to Rome to join the flight back to Gatwick which departs at 1.15pm and is due to land at 3.00pm. B, D, R

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner, R=Room


CARDINAL HOTEL ST PETERS – Is a 4 star hotel with swimming pool, rooftop Jacuzzis and private parking in Rome. Located 1 and half miles away the Vatican is easily accessible by public bus.

Booking forms now available from the Parish Office and
need to be sent to Northern Star with a deposit of £200.

Please speak to Fr John for further details.

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