Poland  Pilgrimage

 Fr Darrel & St Isaac Jogues Parish

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$3,875/person (double occupancy)

 

Day 1 August 13 Monday - Detroit > Gdansk

Overnight flight to Gdansk. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.

 

Day 2 August 14 Tuesday - Gdansk

Greeted by our guide and transferred to our hotel for check in.  Time to relax before dinner and a free evening to stroll the streets of Gdansk.  Overnight in Gdansk. D

 

Day 3 August 15 Wednesday - Gdansk

We celebrate mass at St. Bridget’s, the church of the Gdansk shipyard.  After mass we visit the shipyard where Solidarity trade union movement exploded on the scene in the 1980’s, and the Solidarity Museum.  We will visit the Church of St. Mary, one of the largest brick in the world.  After lunch we visit the Sopot Pier first opened in 1827, is the longest wooden pier in Europe.  We will then enjoy a relaxing boat ride before an evening at leisure in Gdansk.  B | L
 

Day 4  August 16 Thursday - Gdansk > Torun > Warsaw

After breakfast we are off to Torun to celebrate mass at the Church of Mary, Star of the New Evangelization and St. John Paul II.  We will then visit the Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary and pray before the the icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa; the very icon St John Paul II prayed before for many years.  After lunch we continue on to Warsaw and enjoy a beautiful welcome dinner. B | L | D

 

Day 5 August 17 Friday - Warsaw

Today we celebrate mass at the Church of Saint Stanislaus Kostka and then visit the museum of Blessed Father Jerzy Popiełuszko; martyred for celebrating mass with striking Solidarity steelworkers.  Visit Holy Cross Church and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier before an evening of leisure in Old Town.  B | L | D

 

Day 6 August 18 Saturday - Warsaw

Today we celebrate mass at the Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe at Niepokalanow Monastery.  Kolbe, who was imprisoned at Auschwitz in May 1941, sacrificed his life in order to save the life of another.  He was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1982.  We will have time to tour the grounds and spend time in prayer and meditation.  Return to Warsaw for a an evening of leisure. B | L

 

Day 7  August 19 Sunday - Warsaw > Czestochowa

After we celebrate mass at a local church where Fr Darrell will co-celebrate with the parish priest, we will drive to Czestochowa.  In Czestochowa, most popular shrine in Poland, we will visit the Jasna Góra Monastery and pray at the Shrine of the Black Madonna. B | L | D

 

Day 8 August 20 Monday - Czestochowa > Krakow

Celebrate mass at the side altar of The Black Madonna.  We will enjoy free time before lunch, and then depart for Krakow.  B | L | D

 

Day 9  August 21 Tuesday - Krakow

Today we attend mass at the Divine Mercy Center, and pray for the same joy and reverence St Faustina felt when Jesus appeared to her in 1931 with his right arm raised in blessing and his left arm touching his robe. From His heart two large rays came forth: one red and the other translucent. This Image is now known and recognized throughout the world.  We will carry on to the St John Paul II Center.      B | L | D

Day 10  August 22 Wednesday - Krakow

After mass, we travel to Wadowice where St John Paul II was born and raised. The oldest church in Wadowice, the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is where young Karol Wojtyla developed a profound and personal devotion to Our Lady.  We will see the baptistery where the future pope was baptized.  From Wadowice we go to Nowa Huta and The Church of The Ark standing as a testament of faith over non-belief, and the power of a man and people of faith, to quietly stand up to communism.  B | L | D

 

Day 11  August 23 Thursday - Krakow

Celebrate mass at the altar of St Stanislaus at the 900 year-old Wawel Cathedral. This is the Polish national sanctuary and the site of St John Paul II first mass.  Afternoon consists of optional tour of Auschwitz (including the cell of St Maximilian Kolbe) or free time in Krakow.  B

 

Day 12  August 24 Friday - Krakow

Early departure for the Wieliczka Salt Mines; one of the oldest in the world which opened in the 13th century.  After our tour we return to Krakow for mass and our lovely farewell dinner.  B | L | D

 

Day 13 August 25 Saturday - Krakow > Detroit

Journey back home after a life changing pilgrimage to Poland.  B

Pilgrimage Informational Meeting

Please join Nobile Travel Tours and Fr Darrell for a pilgrimage informational meeting on Thursday, May 17th after 6PM mass.  

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Poland is an eastern European country on the Baltic Sea known for its medieval architecture and Jewish heritage. Warsaw, the capital, has shopping and nightlife, plus the Warsaw Uprising Museum, honoring the city’s WWII-era resistance to German occupation. In the city of Kraków, 14th-century Wawel Castle rises above the medieval old town, home to Cloth Hall, a Renaissance trading post in Rynek Glówny (market square) 

Poland

August 13-25 2018

St Isaac Jogues  

Fr Darrell Roman

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