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Encounter With Pope Benedict XVI: Closing of the Year for Priests - Rome - June 2010
Join us for the International Encounter in Rome for the Closing of the Year for Priests, June 9-11, 2010, Rome, Italy.

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ENCOUNTER WITH POPE BENEDICT XVI: Closing of the Year for Priests

Sacerdos Institute, in collaboration with "New Gate Tours", is gladly offering to all priests and seminarians various pilgrimage packages in response to the Congregation for the Clergy´s invitation to attend the International Encounter in Rome (June 9-11, 2010) under the theme "Christ´s Fidelity, Fidelity of the Priest."

5 Different Packages

Each includes participation in the events organized by the Congregation for the Clergy, June 9-11, 2010 (encounter of prayer and reflection, prayer vigil and Mass with the Pope), as well as the congress organized by the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University (June 8, 2010).

*A special discount is being offered to graduates of the Pontifical Maria Mater Ecclesiae International College, who will stay at the College and have the opportunity to meet peers and formators.


♦ Package 1 (ITALY)
June 7-11, 2010
4 nights/5 days

COST: 
€514 euros (double occupancy)
€648 euros (single occupancy - subject to availability)

Monday, June 7: Rome
   •Arrival at Rome´s international airport
   •Transportation to hotel, dinner and rest

Tuesday, June 8: Rome
SACERDOS INSTITUTE CONGRESS
   •Lunch
   •Priestly encounter and reflection
   •Social and Eucharistic concelebration 
   •Dinner at hotel 

Wednesday, June 9: Rome
INTERNATIONAL PRIEST CONGRESS
   •Transportation to St. Peter´s Basilica
   •Prayer encounter, address
   •Eucharistic adoration, opportunity for confession, Mass
   •Lunch, free time 
   •Dinner at hotel 

Thursday, June 10: Rome
   •Transportation to Basilica of St. Mary Major
   •Prayer encounter, address 
   •Eucharistic adoration, opportunity for confession, Mass 
   •Lunch, free time
   •Vigil in the Plaza of St. Peter´s
   •Dinner at hotel

Friday, June 11: Rome
   •Transportation to St. Peter´s Basilica
   •Celebration of the Eucharist, presided by Pope Benedict XVI
   •Lunch 
   •Transportation to airport 

♦ Package 2 (ITALY)
Rome - Manopello – San Giovanni Rotondo – Rome
June 5-11, 2010
6 nights/7 days

COST: 
€712 euros (double occupancy)
€913 euros (single occupancy - subject to availability)

Saturday, June 5: Rome
   •Arrival at Rome´s international airport 
   •Transportation to hotel, dinner and rest

Sunday, June 6: Rome, Manopello, San Giovanni
   •Visit to the Church of the Holy Face
   •Eucharistic concelebration 
   •Lunch 
   •Transportation to San Giovanni Rotondo 
   •Dinner at hotel 

Monday, June 7: San Giovanni, Monte Sant´Angelo, Rome 
   •Visit to places where Padre Pio lived 
   •Eucharistic concelebration, lunch 
   •Visit to the "House for the Relief of Suffering" 
   •Transportation to Monte Sant´Angelo 
   •Visit to the Church 
   •Dinner on your own (not included) 
   •Return to Rome

From June 8 to 11, we follow the same program in Rome as in Package 1.

♦ Package 3 (ITALY)
Rome – Assisi – Loreto - San Giovanni Rotondo – Pietrelcina – Rome
June 3-11, 2010
8 nights/9 days

COST:
€934 euros (double occupancy)
€1,212 euros (single occupancy - subject to availability)

Thursday, June 3: Rome
   •Arrival at Rome´s international airport 
   •Transportation to hotel, dinner and rest 

Friday, June 4: Rome, Assisi, Loreto 
  •Transportation to Assisi, visit 
   •Eucharistic concelebration, lunch
   •Visit of the Basilica 
   •Transportation to Loreto, dinner at hotel

Saturday, June 5: Loreto, Lanciano, San Giovanni Rotondo
   •Visit of the Basilica, concelebration
   •Lunch, transportation to Lanciano
   •Church of the Eucharistic miracle 
   •Transportation to San Giovanni, dinner at hotel 

Sunday, June 6: San Giovanni, Monte Sant´Angelo 
   •Visit to places where Padre Pio lived
   •Eucharistic concelebration, lunch
   •Visit to the "House for the Relief of Suffering"
   •Transportation to Monte Sant´Angelo
   •Visit of the Church
   •Return to San Giovanni, dinner at hotel 

Monday, June 7: San Giovanni, Petrelcina, Rome
   •Visit to the birthplace of Padre Pio, Eucharistic concelebration, lunch
   •Transportation to Rome, dinner at hotel

From June 8 to 11, we follow the same program in Rome as in Package 1.

♦ Package 4 (FRANCE)
Paris – Ars – Paray le Monial – Lourdes – Rome
June 2-11, 2010
9 nights/10 days

COST: (includes air transportation Barcelona-Rome on June 7)
€1,620 euros (double occupancy)
€1,909 euros (single occupancy - subject to availability)

Wednesday, June 2: Paris
   •Arrival at Paris´ international airport
   •Miraculous Medal, Notre Dame, St. Vincent de Paul, Eucharistic concelebration   

Thursday, June 3: Paris, Ars, Lyon
   •Visit and Eucharistic concelebration in Ars

Friday, June 4: Paray le Monial
   •Visit and lunch in Paray le Monial

Saturday, June 5: Lyon, Lourdes
   •Transportation by bus, visiting Carcasona on the way
   •Eucharistic concelebration at Lourdes

Sunday, June 6: Lourdes
   •Eucharistic celebration
   •Pilgrimage, pools
   •Rosary and candlelight procession

Monday, June 7: Lourdes, Barcelona, Rome
   •Transportation to Barcelona International airport
   •Lunch on your own, arrival in Rome 
   •Dinner at hotel

From June 8 to 11, we follow the same program in Rome as in Package 1.


♦ Package 5 (HOLY LAND)
Tel Aviv – Jerusalem – Bethlehem – Ein Karem – Jerusalem – Tiberias – Nazareth – Rome
June 3-11, 2010
8 nights/9 days

COST:
€1,498 euros (double occupancy)
€1,893 euros (single occupancy - subject to availability)

Thursday, June 3: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem
   •Arrival at Tel Aviv´s International airport
   •Transportation to hotel, dinner and rest

Friday, June 4: Bethlehem, Ein Karem  
   •Grotto of the Nativity
   •Church of the Visitation

Saturday, June 5: Jerusalem
   •Mount of Olives
   •Holy Sepulchre, Cenacle

Sunday, June 6: Tiberias, Nazareth
   •Jordan River
   •Mount of the Beatitudes
   •Capernaum and Cana
   •Basilica of the Annunciation

Monday, June 7: Holy Land, Rome
   •Departure for airport, lunch on your own
   •Arrival in Rome, dinner at hotel

From June 8 to 11, we follow the same program in Rome as in Package 1.

PRICE INCLUDES…

•Double occupancy in 3 or 4-star hotel or pilgrim hostel.
•Full pension, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, according to the established itinerary (some exceptions are specified in the program details of each package).
•One transportation airport – hotel – airport for the whole group.
•Transportation by private bus according to the itinerary.
•Registration for the event which includes:
      ♦ All materials and documents for the Encounter
      ♦ Transportation pass (ticket that allows use of all public transportation services in Rome and the “Roma Cristiana” bus, which has bilingual audio guide, valid June 9-11, 2010)
      ♦ Simultaneous translation in major languages
      ♦ Permanent assistance of organizational personnel and medical help.
      ♦ Medical insurance valid June 8-11, 2010 offered to all participants by Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi

DOES NOT INCLUDE...
•All not specified in the previous section
•Airfare (can be bought at our offices in Madrid, Spain and Guadalajara, Mexico, with departures from diverse points in Spain, United States and Latin America)
•Drinks and personal expenditures
•Transportation airport – hotel – airport for those who arrive at times other than those scheduled for the groups coming from the various countries, which will be coordinated by our office.

IMPORTANT
•Registration for the trip must be made before April 5, 2010. A 20% deposit of the fee (non-reimbursable) must be made at the time of registration. The balance must be paid before May 8, 2010. Registrations paid before January 30, 2010 will receive a 3% discount.

•The prices are guaranteed for groups with a minimum of 20 participants. In the case of groups of lesser numbers, a new pricing will be made when registration closes. Those who have already paid the whole of the fee will not be subject to these changes.

•There is the possibility of contracting “extra nights” before or after the itinerary.


For more information:
ny@legionaries.org
New Gate Tours
annus-sacerdotalis@newgatetours.com 
 

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