Category Archives: 2017

Ireland – September 2017

 Sunday, September 24 – October 4
Tulsa – Tulsa $3399.00 based on
double occupancy
(Airline taxes/ fuel surcharges included)
Travel Protection Offered (Optional)
Single Room Supplement $599.00 

 

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Chaplain – Fr. Stuart Crevcoure

 

Itinerary

Sunday September 24, 2017 
TULSA/ATLANTA 

Our pilgrimage begins as we depart Tulsa on Delta flight # 516 at 3:25 PM to Atlanta. Arrive at 6:25PM – Depart on Delta flight #176t to Dublin at 8:08 pm.

 

Monday, September 25, 
Dublin/ Middleton/ Cork 

Early arrival in Dublin Airport at approx. 08.50 AM. After collecting luggage, using rest rooms etc meet with Paddy Martin your driver and your motorcoach for the tour. Travel south to county Kildare and your first visit will be St. Brigid’s Cathedral and round tower in Kildare www.kildare.ie. St Brigid brought Christianity to the area in the 5th Century. After mass. We will then proceed south east to Kilkenny with a possible visit St Canice’s Cathedral. This is the ideal place to have lunch at the Kilkenny design workshops restaurant opposite the castle or in one of its traditional pubs i.e Langtons. Following spending time in Kilkenny we make our way to Middleton Distillery for a visit and tasting, after this we make our way to our hotel in the Cork area for 2 nights. (D)

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 
Cork City/ Waterford & Cobh/ Cork 

Early departure to Waterford City and visit of Waterford Crystal visitor centre, after the visit we can have Mass in the Viking area of the city. After Mass we make our way south to Cobh and the Cobh Visitor Experience, Here we will get a glimpse of life here in Ireland in the eighteen and nineteen hundreds and the difficulties people endured travelling on ships which left from Cobh to the United States and Britain in the search for better opportunities and work. Also we can track the last week’s travels of one of its more famous visiting ships, the “Titanic.” If you are into the Titanic, Cobh was the last port of call.

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 
Cork/West Cork/Killarney

This morning we head to West Cork and onwards to a beautiful little church (Oratory) at Gougan Barra. This is where St. Finbarr the patron saint of Cork first founded a church where the river Lee begins. We may be able to have Mass here. There is tremendous scenery and will require a little walk by the guests to get to it. It is now a very popular wedding venue because of its beauty. After visiting here we continue to the southwest and travel along the Atlantic coast through the villages of Glengarriff (Maureen O’ Hara spent much of her later life here and was once president of the local Golf Club (The Quiet Man actress). Continue over the Caha mountains through beautiful scenery and the town of Kenmare and via the very last section of the Ring Of Kerry and probably the most beautiful part from Molls Gap lady’s view and panoramic lakes of Killarney where we will stay for one night. Here the guests will get a chance to experience what life is like in the town which has been christened the capital of Ireland’s tourist industry. (B,D)

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 
Killarney/Dingle//Limerick 

Leave Killarney after Mass and head to the Atlantic coast again and visit the Dingle Peninsula with its spectacular views along a serpentine road with the Blasket Islands to be seen off the coast. We will visit the famous Gallarus Oratory and the Church at Kilmalkeder Church (ruins) with its ogham stones and example of an old sundial. We can stop in Dingle town, a famous fishing village with many fine pubs and restaurants serving fish and fish soup (chowder) It is also famous for a resident by the name of Fungi, a dolphin who visited and never left. After lunch we head inland and north through the Golden Vale and deeper into the province of Munster to the city of Limerick where we will overnight.

Here there is the opportunity of attending a banquet with music and dance, a little story-telling whilst being served dinner by girls dressed in traditional attire of the middle ages, shannonheritage.com (B, L)

 

Friday, September 29, 2017 
Limerick/Burren/Knock

Mass in Limerick and then travel west along the Wild Atlantic Way to the Cliffs Of Moher and the Burren Region (karst geological area in limestone) www.cliffsofmoher.ie Possible visit of Kilfenora and its ancient Cathedral and high cross. Afterwards we travel Northwards to Knock for a two-night stay (B, L)

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Knock/Ballintubber/Croagh Patrick/Westport/Knock

Today, we travel to Westport for a look around a western Ireland Tidy Towns winner, or visit Matt Molloy’s pub, a member of the Chieftains, world famous band, and Croagh Patrick were clients will get a chance to climb the mountain (B,D)

 

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Knock/Connemara/Galway

Depart Knock and travel to Ballintubber Abbey for Mass and visit.  Afterwards we travel southwards to the picturesque village of Cong of “Quiet Man” fame, which starred John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara as already mentioned in West Cork.

Afterwards we continue our journey into the wilds of Connemara and visit the abbey founded by the Benedictines….Kylemore Abbey. We travel via the Inagh Valley to Galway for our overnight stay.

 

Monday, October 2, 2017 
Galway/Glendalough/Dublin 

A stop in the garden of Ireland – Glendalough Monastic Site of St. Kevin. Located in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains. Then off to Dublin to visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral and possibly enjoy the Choral Evensong. (B, L)

 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 
Dublin 

Today we explore Dublin. Visit Cardinal Newman’s chapel on St. Stephen’s Green, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, visit Trinity College and The Book of Kells. Evening free in Dublin. Mass at pro-Cathedral. Optional Celtic nights dinner and entertainment at the Arlington.(B,D)

 

Wednesday,October 4, 2017 
Depart Dublin to Tulsa 

Early Breakfast and Departure to United States
Delta Flight #177 10:50 AM
Atlanta Flight # 2255 9:25 PM
Arrive Tulsa 10:33 PM

 

Itinerary is subject to change without notice. 

Make deposit / reservation on the Pilgrimage Air /Land Package by May 25, 2017 receive $100.00 discount at final payment.

 

What Your Tour Includes

  •  Round trip air from Tulsa
  •  Transfers and sightseeing in air conditioned motor coach
  •  Accommodation in tourist class hotels
  •  Daily breakfast and Meal where indicated
  •  Services of tour guide throughout the journey
  •  Entrance fees and local taxes
  •  Daily Mass and religious activities

NOT INCLUDED: Meals where not indicated, items of personal nature, travel protection and

 

Terms & Conditions

All prices quoted in this flyer are based on airfares, land rates and exchange rates in effect April 2017 All prices are subject to change without notice prior to departure due to major currency fluctuations, departure taxes, airport taxes, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances. (25 Stuart)

Please complete the booking form with full names as they appear on passports, and mail it to us with your deposit of $1000.00 per person . Receipt of your deposit shall act as your agreement to the terms and conditions herewith. Balance is due 95 days before departure date. If you cancel, the following cancellation charges per person will apply: 120 days or more before departure $25pp; 119-91 days prior to departure date $250pp; 90-61 days prior to departure date $1,000pp; 60-31 days prior to departure date $1,500pp; 30-1 day prior to departure date or no show – No Refund. Plus NO REFUND for any tickets issued.

Plus NO REFUND for any tickets issued.

“Travelers are responsible for ensuring that their passports are in order and for securing any necessary Visas” 

Diaconate Ordination of Vince Fernandez

 Pontifical North American College
Diaconate Ordination of
Vince Fernandez
Saturday, September 23–Saturday, September 30, 2017
TULSA / TULSA – $3,475.00
(Airline taxes included) air available from other cities
Single room supplement $599.00
Travel Protection Available Upon Request

TOUR BROCHURE & BOOKING FORM – CLICK HERE

SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR – FR. ARCHIE FERNANDEZ

ITINERARY

Saturday, September 23, 2017

DEPART TULSA, OKLAHOMA

Our journey begins as we depart Oklahoma on flight UA4659 at 11:00am to Chicago.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

ARRIVE ROME

Arrive Chicago at 12:53pm and transfer to flight UA970 to Rome at 6:10pm. Arrive Rome at 10:30am where we will be greeted by our tour guide and bus driver. Transfer to the Basilica of St. Paul. Continue to visit the Abbey of the Three Fountains where St. Paul has been martyrized. Here we celebrate Mass then transfer to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Monday, September 25, 2017

VATICAN MUSEUMS / BASILICAS OF ROME

This morning, we visit the Vatican Museums and the Basilica of St. Peter. In the afternoon, we visit the last two major basilicas of Rome: Saint John in Lateran, the Holy Stairs, and the Basilica of St. Mary Major, where we celebrate our daily mass. Return tour hotel for dinner and overnight.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

ROME/ASSISI/ROME

After breakfast, we drive to Assisi where we will enjoy a tour of the city including the Basilicas of St. Clare and St. Francis with the tomb of the beloved Saint. Then we will visit the Basilica of Santa Maria Degli Angeli, where the “Porziuncola” is located. Celebrate Mass. Return to Rome for dinner and overnight.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

ROME/TREVI FOUNTAIN / CHURCH OF GESU

Early morning transfer to Saint Peter’s square to attend the weekly Papal Audience. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a walking tour from Trevi Fountain to the Pantheon. Then, we visit the Church of Gesu, the most beautiful baroque Church of Rome. Here we have our daily Mass and Eucharistic adoration prayer for our Deacon Elect.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

ORDINATION Mass / CATACOMBS

Dcn. Elect Vince Fernandez and Dcn. Elect Robert Duck – both men will be ordained from the Diocese of Tulsa

Today, we will transfer to Saint Peter’s basilica for the Ordination mass at the Chair of St. Peter. After the ceremony there is a reception at the NAC. In the afternoon, we will visit the Catacombs.

Friday, September 29, 2017

ROME/CASTEL GANDOLFO/FRASCATI/ROME

This morning we celebrate Mass With Dcn. Vince Fernandez in the church of Santa Maria in Trastevere. Time at leisure to discover this part of Rome on your own. After lunch, drive to Castel Gandolfo to see the city which hosts the summer house of the popes. Continue to Frascati for our farewell dinner. Return to Rome.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

DEPART ROME

Today after breakfast and Mass we will transfer to airport. Depart Rome on flight UA971 at 6:10pm to Chicago. Arrive Chicago at 4:15pm. Transfer to flight UA4219 at 7:15pm. Arrive Tulsa at 9:14pm.

Itinerary is subject to change without notice.

 

WHAT YOUR TOUR INCLUDES

  • Round trip air from Tulsa…air available from other cities
  •  Accommodation in tourist class hotels
  •  Services of tour guide throughout the journey
  •  Entrance fees and local taxes
  •  Meals: Daily breakfast and 24 Sept Hotel Dinner / 25 Sept Hotel Dinner / 26 Sept Hotel Dinner / 27 Sept Restaurant Dinner with Gerlach grp / 28 Sept Filipino Restaurant dinner / 29 Sept Special winery farewell Dinner in Frascati
  •  Mass and religious activities

NOT INCLUDED: Lunches, items of personal nature and gratuities.

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

All prices quoted in this flyer are based on airfares, land rates and exchange rates in effect January 2017 and on group rates of 20-24 persons. All prices are subject to change without notice prior to departure due to major currency fluctuations, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances. (ua/30/fernandezgroup=gug+soe)

Please complete the booking form with full names as they appear on passports, and mail it to us with your deposit of $350.00 per person plus insurance $288 (optional). Receipt of your deposit shall act as your agreement to the terms and conditions herewith. Balance is due 95 days before departure. If you cancel, the following cancellation charges per person will apply: 120 days or more $25.00pp; 119-91 days before departure $250.00pp; 90-61 days prior to departure date $1,000pp; 60-31 days prior to departure date $1,500.00pp; 30-1 days prior to departure date or no show – No Refund. Plus NO REFUND on any tickets issued.

“Pilgrims are responsible for ensuring that their passports are in order and for securing any necessary Visas”

 

 

Eucharistic Miracles of Italy Pilgrimage

 Includes the Pontifical North American College Diaconate Ordination of Robert Duck(St. Benedict) and
Vince Fernandez
(St. Bernard)
From the Diocese of Tulsa
Sunday, September 17–Saturday, September 30, 2017
TULSA / TULSA – $4,799.00 (based on a group of 25 pilgrims)
(Airline taxes included) Air from other cities available
Single room supplement $650.00
Travel Protection Available Upon Request

TOUR BROCHURE & BOOKING FORM – CLICK HERE

SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR – FR. MATT GERLACH

ITINERARY

Sunday, September 17, 2017

DEPART TULSA, OKLAHOMA

Our journey begins as we depart Tulsa on flight DL5274 to Atlanta at 10:03 a.m. Arrive Atlanta at 1:04 p.m. and transfer to flight DL82 at 3:45 p.m. Arrive CDG 6:10 a.m. – transfer to flight AF 1212 Sept 18. to Milan at 7:20 a.m. arrive Milan at 8:50 a.m..

Monday, September 18, 2017

ARRIVE MILAN/PADUA

Arrive Milan 8:50 a.m. where we will meet with our tour escort and board our private bus. Drive to the city center to have a guided tour of the city including Duomo and Galleria. In the afternoon, continue to Padua. Celebrate Mass at the Basilica of St. Anthony. Check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

PADUA/VENICE/PADUA

Today in Venice we enjoy a guided tour with visits to the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs, St. Mark’s Square and the Doges’ Palace (from outside). We celebrate Mass. We will have some time at leisure to explore Venice on our own and do some shopping. Enjoy dinner in a restaurant in the city center. Return to Padua for overnight.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Ravenna/San Gimignano (Tuscany)

Drive to Ravenna, celebrate mass – Visit two or three among the most important sites related to the byzantine mosaics art (San Vitale, Musoleo of Galla Placidia and St Apollinare Nuovo) – Continue to San Gimignano –
Time to have a walk in the city centre. Then check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Thursday, September 21, 2017

FLORENCE/SIENA

In the morning we visit Florence including the Galleria Accademia, Cathedral S. Maria Del Fiore, the Duomo, the Baptistery with the Golden doors of Ghiberti, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the historical center of the town the Piazza Della Signoria and church of Santa Croce – break for lunch and Some time for shopping at Ponte Vecchio – Celebrate Mass – Some time for shopping at Ponte Vecchio drive approx 2 hours to Siena where we will spend the night (B, D)

Friday, September 22, 2017

Siena / Assisi

After breakfast, we visit the church of St Francis, which hosts the Eucharistic Miracle of the very old consecrated hosts – celebrate mass – Continue to visit the city of Siena – after break for lunch, we visit San Dominic church where the relics of St Catherine are preserved and drive to Assisi – Visit the Basilica of St Mary the Angels, then we check in – Dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

ASSISI / Orvieto / Assisi

This morning we drive to Orvieto – Visit with guide – the Duomo – and celebrate Mass in the Eucharistic Miracle Chapel- We will enjoy a restaurant dinner based on medieval recipes and tasting of the great Orvieto (white) and Montefalco (red) wines – Return to Assisi – This afternoon we visit the basilica of St Clair and the Basilica of St Francis – Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Cascia / Loreto / Lanciano

Drive to Cascia. Visit the monastery and the basilica and view the Eucharistic Miracle – Continue to Loreto where we visit the Shrine and the Holy House here we celebrate mass – Finally we reach Lanciano for overnight. (B,D)

Monday, September 25, 2017

Lancjano / San Giovanni Rotondo

In the morning we visit the the Eucharistic Miracle Church and celebrate Mass – Then we drive to San Giovanni Rotondo, (2 hrs drive) where we will visit the Shrine and have free time to pray before dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

San Giovanni Rotondo / Mont Saint Angelo / Rome

After early breakfast we depart to Monte Sant’Angelo to visit the shrine and the cave – continue to Rome where we arrive in the afternoon – Time to see the Basilica of St Paul Outside the walls – check in at the hotel – dinner and overnight (B,D)

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Rome /Papal Audience

Early morning transfer to San Peter’s square to attend the Papal Audience – break for lunch – This afternoon we visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Basilica of St Peter – Then we have our daily Mass and Eucharistic adoration prayer at Church of Gesù (to be confirmed)– Restaurant dinner with Fernandez group – overnight. (B,D)

Thursday, September 28, 2017

This morning we attend the Ordination mass at the Chair of Peter in St. Peter’s. The ceremony will be followed by a reception at the North American College. In the afternoon we afternoon we visit the Catacombs – visit also Basilica of St John in Lateran and Basilica of St Mary Major – (Robert Duck’s Celebration Dinner TBA)(B)

Friday, September 29, 2017

Rome / Monte Cassino / Frascati / Rome

This morning we drive to Monte Cassino for the first mass of Robert Duck. visit the Abbey with the guide and celebrate Mass – Break for lunch – Continue to Castel Gandolfo to see the city which host the summer house of the popes – Some time for a good ice-cream – Then drive to Frascati for farewell dinner in a winery with Fernandez Group – return to Rome for overnight (B, Farewell dinner)

Saturday, September 29, 2017

DEPART ROME/TULSA

Today after breakfast and Mass we will transfer to the airport on flight DL65 to Atlanta at 12:20pm. Arrive Atlanta at 5:33pm and transfer to flight DL1147 to Tulsa at 9:25pm. Arrive Tulsa at 10:30pm

Itinerary is subject to change without notice.

 

WHAT YOUR TOUR INCLUDES

  •  Round trip air from Oklahoma
  •  Accommodation in tourist class hotels
  •  Services of tour guide throughout the journey
  •  Entrance fees and local taxes
  •  Meals: Daily breakfast and 1 Hotel dinner in Padova + 1 Restaurant dinner in in Venice + 1 Special hotel dinner in San Gimignano + 2 buffet hotel dinners in Assisi + 1 lunch in Orvieto + 1 hotel dinner in Lanciano + 1 hotel dinner in San Giovanni Rotondo + 1 hotel dinner in Rome + 1 Restaurant dinner in Rome + 1 Winery Farewell dinner in Frascati
  •  Mass and religious activities

NOT INCLUDED: Lunches, items of personal nature and gratuities

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

All prices quoted in this flyer are based on airfares, land rates and exchange rates in effect January 2017 and on group rates of 25-29 persons. All prices are subject to change without notice prior to departure due to major currency fluctuations, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances. (dl/36/gerlach group=gnr+soe)

Please complete the booking form with full names as they appear on passports, and mail it to us with your deposit of $350.00 per person plus insurance $362 (optional). Receipt of your deposit shall act as your agreement to the terms and conditions herewith. Balance is due 95 days before departure. If you cancel, the following cancellation charges per person will apply: 120 days or more $25.00pp; 119-91 days before departure $250.00pp; 90-61 days prior to departure date $1,000pp; 60-31 days prior to departure date $1,500.00pp; 30-1 days prior to departure date or no show – No Refund. Plus NO REFUND on any tickets issued. 

“Pilgrims are responsible for ensuring that their passports are in order and for securing any necessary Visas.