with Toulouse & Rocamadour
April 12-17, 2019
A Marian Pilgrimage with
Fr. Thomas Lutz
Chaplain, Lourdes High School, Poughkeepsie, NY
Come join us on a Marian pilgrimage to Lourdes, the village of St. Bernadette, the medieval cliff-top shrine of Rocamadour and the city of Toulouse to venerate the relics of St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelic Doctor of the Church!
Cost:$2195.00 from NY JFK (based on double room occupancy)
Includes:R/T airfarefrom NY JFK
Land transportation by luxury motorcoach
3 4* hotels with private bath
Breakfast & Dinner daily and two lunches
Guided touring as indicated on itinerary
Daily Holy Mass
Cost is based on double room occupancy
Single room cost: $199.00
TO RESERVE A SEAT:
Fill out the small application form within the brochure and send with a $500 deposit to the address below.
Or call 1-800-334-5425 and we will be happy to send you one.
The Village Centre - P.O Box 509
Bangall, NY 12506
Day 1 - Evening departure from NY JFK on a late night flight to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Day 2 - Late morning arrival in Paris CDG Airport. Transfer onto a flight to Toulouse in southern France. Mid afternoon arrival in Toulouse and check-in at our hotel for overnight.
Day 3 - A morning in Toulouse to visit the Convent of the Jacobins wherein are the relics of the great St. Thomas Aquinas. Mid-day departure northwest for medieval Rocamadour, set on a steep cliff in the pastoral Dordogne Region. Mid afternoon arrival and check-into our hotel near the shrine enclosing an ancient image of the Black Madonna. Discover the legend of 1st Century St. Amadour and learn how the sword you’ll see in the rock is really the “Sword of Roland”. Also hear how the King of England, Henry Plantaganet, was one of the first to kneel in front of the venerable image and be cured!
Day 4- Morning departure for south for Lourdes set at the base of the beautiful Pyrenees Mountains of southern France. Mid-day check-in at our hotel close to the holy grounds that hosted the eighteen visits between Our Blessed Mother and St. Bernadette (1858). Enjoy a walk along the river that Bernadette was crossing over when she first saw the “Beautiful Lady” at the Grotto of Massabielle, her “heaven on earth”. Evening Rosary at the Grotto. Overnight in Lourdes.
Day 5 - A day in the village of St. Bernadette! Set out on a walking tour to the sites connected to her twenty-two years in Lourdes; visit the Boly Mill (her birthplace), the Cachot (her family home at the time of the apparitions) and the Parish Church. Have an opportunity to experience the healing water that has been flowing since the time of the ninth apparition when Our Lady asked Bernadette to “Drink from the spring”. Evening Rosary at the Grotto. Overnight in Lourdes.
Day 6- Afternoon departure from Pau Airport (near Lourdes) to Paris Charles de Gaulle. Upon arrival in paris connect onto a flight to NY JFK. Evening arrival in NY.