Looking forward to our pilgrimage. Not long now.
Here is the schedule. Please note the change of our flight times and our hotel accommodation. It's a long story....
Tuesday 26 September
04.00 Taxi to Airport: Natalia, Danica, James, Agata, Ola, Andrew, Fr Philip – 7 in total.
07.15 Manchester Airport Terminal 3 Ryanair FR3204
11.00 Rome Ciampino
Minibus transfer to Hotel, Casa Bonus Pastor, Via Aurelia 208
15.00 Travel to St John Lateran Basilica, the Pope’s own cathedral, to meet with Sr Emanuela Edwards of the Missionaries of Divine Revelation. +39 366 801 5308, with possible visit to Sante Croce in Jerusalem, which houses many of the relics from Christ’s passion brought over by Saint Helena in the early fourth century and whose floor was made from soil from Jerusalem itself. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dinner at Casa Bon Pastor
Wednesday 27 September
7.30 Visit to St Peter’s Basilica, to pray at the tombs of St Peter and his successors, including that of St John Paul II, and to see incredible works of art such as Michelangelo’s Pieta.
Papal Audience with Pope Francis?
18.00 Mass at San Lorenzo (co-ordinator Morgane Brent)
Thursday 28 September
Morning: Walking tour to include Mass at 9am at the English College, Campo de Fiori, the Roman Ruins of the Forum and Colosseum, San Clemente and San Stephano Rotundo
Friday 29 September
Morning: Walking tour to include Mass at the tomb of St Philip Neri at the Chiesa Nuovo at 11am (contact Padre Rocco), Piazza Novona and Carravagio’s Call of Matthew at the French Church, and the Pantheon, followed by a trip to the Spanish Steps and Borghese Gardens and Piazza del Popolo.
22.10 Rome Fiumicino Blue Air 5516
23.55 Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Taxi from Airport: Natalia, Danica, James, Agata, Ola, Pilar, Andrew, Fr Philip – 8 in total.