PILGRIMAGE TO ITALY, CROATIA & MEDJUGORJE
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UNDER SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE OF REV FR PIUS SCHROH SAINT BRUNO PARISH, BRUNO, SK
Date: Jun 7 – Jun 17, 2020 11 days
Price: CA$3,490 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$3,690 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Saskatoon departure
Price: CA$3,790 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Vancouver/Calgary/Montreal departure
Price: CA$3,790 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Edmonton departure
Price: CA$2,590 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only
Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.2242 or 1-800-565-3619
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Day 1 Jun 7 Depart for Venice.
Day 2 Jun 8 Upon arrival, transfer to Padua. Time to rest. Dinner and overnight in Padua.
Day 3 Jun 9 Full day excursion to Venice, spectacular city sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. We enjoy the tour of Venice, including St. Mark Square, the Byzantine Basilica, the Dodge’s Palace and the “Bridge of Sighs”. Dinner and overnight in Padua
Day 4 Jun 10 After breakfast, we celebrate mass at the Basilica dedicated to St. Anthony. St. Anthony is buried here in the small church of Santa Maria Mater Domini, which was incorporated into the present basilica as the Chapel of the Dark Madonna. Afternoon, continue to Rijeka, Croatia for dinner and overnight .
Day 5 Jun 11 After breakfast morning tour city tour of Rijeka, Croatia includes visit to St. Vitus Cathedral and Our Lady of Trsat Church. Dinner and overnight in Zadar.
Day 6 Jun 12 After breakfast, city tour of Zadar, Croatia, a city on Croatia’s Dalmation coast, is known for the Roman and Venetian ruins of its peninsular Old Town. There are several Venetian gates in the city walls. Continue to Medjugorje for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 Jun 13 After breakfast, we celebrate Holy Mass and then take walk to the Hill of Apparitions where the visionaries first saw Our Blessed Virgin Mary. Pray before the statue that symbolizes the place of the First Apparition. A steep path leads to the top of the mountain, along which bronze reliefs were placed representing the joyful and the sorrowful mysteries of the Rosary. We also visit and pray at “Blue Cross”, a place of healings and graces at the foot of Apparition Hill. Dinner and overnight.
Day 8 Jun 14 After breakfast we travel to Dubrovnik for tour of the city. Dubrovnik is an old city on the Adriatic Sea coast. It has been nicknamed “Pearl of the Adriatic” and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. Stroll around the narrow streets of the old town of Dubrovnik and experience the history and culture of this magnificent walled city. We see Onofrio’s Fountain, the Franciscan Monastery, the City Bell Tower, the Church of St Blaise, the city’s patron saint. Continue across the main square, where you will visit Dubrovnik’s baroque Cathedral of the Assumption, built in the 18th century after an earthquake destroyed the original one. Mass. Return to Medjugorje for dinner and overnight.
Day 9 Jun 15 After breakfast and mass we climb on the top of “Krizevac” which means “Mount of the Cross.” It is the highest mountain in the area. In 1933, the parish of St. James erected a large concrete cross to commemorate the 1900th Anniversary of Jesus’passion and death on the cross. During construction of the 16 ton cross, the parishioners carried up all of the materials, cement, sand, water, tools, etc., in memory of Christ’s way of the cross. The cross was completed on March 15, 1934. A relic of the True Cross of Jesus was received from Rome from Pope Pius XI and built into this cross. In the afternoon time, travel to Zadar for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 Jun 16 transfer to Zagreb, some free time for last shopping and rest before trip back home. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb.
Day 11 Jun 17 Transfer to airport in Zagreb for our return flight back home.
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