Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Archdiocesan pilgrims will view the world-renowned Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany. (Photo courtesy Grueninger Tours Inc.)

Exterior of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Criterion file photo by Brandon A. Evans)

May 10-14, 2010

Rev. John Beitans, Archdiocesan Director, Activities for the National Shrine, will lead this pilgrimage from May 10-14, 2010.

Learn more about daily activities, pricing and included features by reading below.

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Trip includes:
  • Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation
  • Four Nights Deluxe Hotel Accommodations
  • Nine meals
  • All Admissions
  • Sightseeing Guide
  • All meal taxes and Gratuities

  • $639 per person double occupancy
  • $589 per person triple occupancy
  • $839 per person single occupancy

Daily Activities:
  • Monday
    • Mass at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral before departing for Morgantown, WV with rest and lunch stops. Arrival at hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.
  • Tuesday
    • The day starts with Mass and breakfast followed by departure for Washington, DC. We will stop in route for lunch.
  • Wednesday
    • This morning after breakfast we will depart for the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for Mass with Father John Beitans. Following Mass will be a tour of the shrine with time for lunch and shopping. We will travel a short distance to the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center for a visit. Tonight our evening meal will be at the famous Gadsby’s Tavern, a place visited by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.
  • Thursday
    • Following breakfast we will travel to Arlington National Cemetery for a visit to a Tomb of the Unknowns. Following time at Arlington we will proceed to the Cathedral of St. Matthew for Mass. After lunch we will be joined by a Washington, DC tour guide for an afternoon of sightseeing.
  • Friday
    • Mass will start the day followed by breakfast and check-out before we begin our trip home.

For more information:

Contact Carolyn Noone at 800-382-9836, ext. 1428 or 317-236-1428, or e-mail:


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