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Due to travel restrictions related to COVID-19, there are currently no new pilgrimage opportunities on offer. The listing of travel opportunities will resume in the future.

Pilgrimage to the South of France: A Journey of Healing

May 16-31, 2019

A contemplative, thirteen-day journey through one of the most beautiful regions of the world: the South of France and the heart of Provence. The itinerary includes stays in Racamadour, the medieval city that has served as a Christian pilgrimage place for more than a thousand years; Lourdes, the ancient Christian healing place, and Avignon, in the heart of Provence with special emphasis on the healing journey of Vincent Van Gogh and Cezanne; there will also be side visits to Arles, Ax-En Provence and St. Remy, plus some of the most beautiful gardens in France. Our theme is inner healing, and the journey will allow time for rest, free time to explore and spiritual reflection. The pilgrimage will be led by Christopher McCauley, spiritual director and teacher and host of international pilgrimages and Frank Ramirez, veteran co-host of pilgrimages throughout the world. For more information, including a detailed itinerary, fees, and registration, visit www.christophermccauley.org. Early registration (by December 10) is strongly recommended; call 626.798.8944 or email cmccauley7100@gmail.com.

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Greek Isles & Italy Cruise with Dubrovnik

June 7 – 21, 2019

Imagine sailing on the same waters of historic seas that the ancient mariners navigated. This trip begins and ends with stays in two classic Italian cities Venice and Rome. Travelers will have the chance to experience the canals of Venice and the classical beauty of Rome. However, rather than a bus, they will cruise to ten classic ports laden with history, culture and religion Kotor, Dubrovnik, Argostoli, Santorini, Mykonos, Chania, Malta, Sicily and the Italian mainland ports of Naples, and Livorno (Pisa and Florence). The cost from Los Angeles starts at $4,599 (inclusive of $600 in port fees and taxes). For more information contact the Rev. Canon Jim Newman, 310.391.5522, 888.-802.722 (toll-free), or rector@stbedesla.org. A brochure may be downloaded here.

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A Pilgrimage in the Steps of the Ancient Celtic & British Saints

September 23 – October 5, 2019

Led by Bishop Diane Jardine Bruce and the Very Rev. Canon Ian Davis, rector of St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Hollywood. The itinerary includes stops in Chester, Conwy Castle, Anglesey, Aberdaron, Snowdonia, Porteirion, Brecon, Llandaff, and Cardiff in Wales, as well as Bath, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Canterbury, Oxford and London in England. A full itinerary is here. This pilgrimage involves a moderate amount of physical activity, including walking for a mile or more and traversing uneven ground. For more information and to sign up, contact Davies at frdavies@saintthomashollywood.org.