Within the present decade of this new millenium the eighth centenary of the birth of one of the most distinguished friars of the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition will be celebrated: Giovanni di Fidanza, later known as St. Bonaventure. Although scholars have different opinions concerning the actual date of St. Bonaventure’s birth, many have settled on 1217. While we are within this decade of the new millenium and with this specific date in mind, we invite you to celebratethe eighth centenary of the birth of the Seraphic Doctor, St. Bonaventure, by attending a pilgrimage to Italy which birthed him and to France which birthed him into the Franciscan Order. Save the dates: July 7-20, 2017. Review full itinerary.
Staff member, Sr. May Elizabeth Imler shares the moving experience she had while facilitating a recent pilgrimage for Veterans of the Military. >>More
(Above photo: Bethany) Because of scheduling conflicts for one of our Holy Land Pilgrimage Directors, dates for some of the Holy Land Pilgrimages have been changed from those listed in our printed brochure. Here are the latest, official, dates for our Holy Land Pilgrimages.
Our staff member, Andrew Galvan a member of the Ohlone people of the San Franciscan Bay area, will carry a reliquary containing a first-class relic of Fr. Serra to a prominent place of honor next to the Altar where the Holy Father will celebrate Mass. >>More
Fr. John Cella, OFM, Director of Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs has announced that Sr. Clarette has joined the staff of Franciscan Pilgrimages as an animator for pilgrims in the health care system. >>More
July 16-27, 2016 - Twelve Days. If the diaconate is your ministry in the Church, consider joining us for this pilgrimage which celebrates your service and will renew your vocation. >>More
Even the seasoned tarveler needs help in manuvering airports, connecting flights, packing tips and weather. We have a list of apps for your Smartphone which you might want to use as you plan your pilgrimage. >>More