2016 PILGRIMAGE TO ROME & ASSISI
FOR CANONIZATION OF MOTHER TERESA
Sept. 01-09 - $3899 per person from New York
Optional post tour to Medjugore - Sept, 09-12 - $695 per person
YOUR PILGRIMAGE TO ROME AND ASSISI INCLUDES

Round-trip airfare from New York 

7 nights at first class hotels: (or similar) 

4 nights | Rome - Hotel della Conciliazione 

3 nights | Assisi - Hotel Dal Moro 

Breakfast and Dinner daily 

Transfers as per itinerary 

Breakfast and Dinner daily 

Wine with dinners 

Transportation by air-conditioned motor coach 

Assistance of a professional local guide throughout 

Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary 

Mass daily & Spiritual activities 

Not Included: Meals & Beverages not mentioned, Tips to your guide & driver, Items of personal nature


ITINERARY
Day 1: September 1 | Thursday – Depart for Rome 
Depart the USA, Canada or other parts of the world for your overnight flight to Rome.

Day 2: September 2 | Friday - Arrive Rome 
Welcome to Rome, you will be transferred to your hotel. This afternoon your guide will introduce you to your fellow pilgrims and your priest who will be with your group for the rest of the journey. The group will make their way to Mass, followed by a welcome dinner with wine. This evening you will have the opportunity to walk to St. Peter’s Square for the Rosary (optional). 

Day 3: September 3 | Saturday – Christian Rome 
Following breakfast, the group will depart for a sightseeing tour which includes: the Basilica of St. Mary Major, the Basilica of St. John the Lateran, the Pope’s cathedral church where relics of both Peter and Paul remain under the main altar. Next we cross the street to see the Holy Staircase which is believed to be a staircase from Pilate’s palace in Jerusalem and brought to Rome by St. Helen in the 4th century. Stop for lunch, and then we will continue on to visit St Paul. Outside the Walls, here we celebrate Mass. Continue the tour via the Appian Way -- the oldest road from Roman times--plus the famous Domino Quo Vadis Chapel; see the ancient Baths of Caracalla, Arch of Drusus; Tomb of Celilia Metella, and the catacombs of St Callixtus where the early Christians hid themselves to escape persecution. We will conclude the day by visiting the famous, Trevi Fountain. Dinner and overnight. 

Day 4: September 4 | Sunday - St. Peter’s Square Canonization Ceremony of Blessed Mother Teresa 
A very early morning departure to Vatican City. It is with great joy and anticipation that your group will head over to Saint Peter’s Square for the Canonization of Mother Teresa. You will walk to Vatican City to attend Holy Mass and the Canonization Ceremony celebrated by his Holiness Pope Francis. Dinner and overnight in Rome. 

Day 5: September 5 | Monday - St. Peter’s Square – Mass of Thanksgiving 
This morning your group will walk to St. Peter’s Square for the Celebratory Mass. Enjoy a balance of day at leisure. Tonight you will enjoy a special “206 Tours dinner”. Overnight in Rome. 

Day 6: September 6 | Tuesday – Rome – Assisi 
After breakfast at the hotel, your group will board the bus, depart Rome and head to Assisi! Assisi is the hometown of St. Francis, patron saint of animals and the environment, and the founder of the Franciscan Order. Enjoy a free afternoon to relax, explore, shop or pray and reflect. Your group will celebrate Mass before returning to the hotel for dinner and overnight. 

Day 7: September 7 | Wednesday - Assisi (The Life of a Saint, that inspired a Holy Father) 
Today is a very special day, as you will spend a full day touring the home of the Saint that inspired our Holy Father. Following breakfast, you will begin a tour of Assisi where you will visit the tomb of St Fran-cis. Explore the quaint hilltop birthplace of St Francis that still retains remnants of the atmosphere of the early 1200s, the period when St Francis began his ministry. Contained within the huge 13th-century Basilica are many of the saint's possessions and a series of frescoes depicting his life. You may kneel before the crucifix from which Jesus spoke to St Francis, asking him to rebuild His church. It was in St Mary of the Angels Basilica where St Francis spent most of his life. Here you will visit the Chapel, Porti-uncola, the rose bush, and the cave where the saint retired for prayer. Stroll the medieval streets of the compact little town. You will have some free time to shop or eat lunch at an outdoor cafe with a view of an ancient Roman temple, and later, you will go to the Church of St. Clare to view the relics of St. Clare. The foundress of the Order of Poor, Clare followed the teachings of St Francis by living a life of poverty and humility. You will visit these two saints' tombs before dinner and retiring for the evening. 

Day 8: September 8 | Thursday – Assisi – Siena - Assisi 
After breakfast you will head south to Siena, the birthplace of Saints, Catherine and Bernardine. Siena is also one of Italy’s loveliest medieval cities. Here you will stroll the Piazza Del Campo, one of Italy’s finest squares and visit the Cathedral and the Basilica of St. Francis, containing the miraculous consecrated hosts that remained intact since 1730. After lunch, you will continue on to view the incorrupt head of St. Catherine at the Basilica of St. Dominic (Her body is preserved in Rome in the Basilica St. Maria sopra Minerva). The group will travel back to Assisi for dinner and overnight. 

Day 10: September 9 | Friday – Assisi - Rome – USA 
Following breakfast, you will board the bus that will bring the group to the Rome airport for the return flights home or Post tour to Medjugorje. 

Optional Post Tour to Medjugorje | September 9 - 12 
$695 per person 

Day 10: September 9 | Arrive Medjugorje 
Following breakfast, you will board the bus that will bring the group to the Rome airport for the return flights to either: Dubrovnik, or Split,. After landing, you will collect your luggage in the baggage claim area, and continue to the Arrival’s Hall where you will be greeted by a tour guide and/or driver. You will be escorted to the vehicle which will take you on the 2 hour drive to the village of Medjugorje. Your group will enjoy a dinner together before retiring for the evening. 

Days 11 to 13: September 10 to 12 | Experiencing Medjugorje 
While in Medjugorje, you will have the opportunity to experience your faith grow, and share in the faith journey of pilgrims from all over the world. The local guide will accompany your group throughout your stay in the village. 
Some activities that will accompany you in your spiritual journey: 
Attend Daily Mass 
Climb Apparition Hill 
Climb Mt. Krizevac (Cross Mountain) 
Apparitions 
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 
Visit to the Community of Cenacolo 
Prayer at the Statue of the Risen Christ 

Day 14: September 13 | Medjugorje - Home 
After an early breakfast, we leave by motor coach for Dubrovnik or Split Airport for return flights home. 
MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGES

Wayne has been traveling to Medjugorje for over 26 years and been leading pilgrims for over 20 years. He has organized and led hundreds of groups. With all this knowledge and experience, he can provide you with a beautiful and spiritual experience. Wayne has teamed up with 206 Tours who have been taking pilgrims to Medjugorje and all over the world since 1985.

 

Why travel with Wayne? During your pilgrimage, you will have the opportunity to talk and share with Wayne and also enjoy several private talks Wayne offers to his groups. Another bonus of the trip, is Slavenka. She is one of the best guides in Medjugorje. Slavenka joins us in Medjugorje and plans our days for us. She grew up with the Visionaries and knows all the history of Medjugorje. She informs us and helps guide us along our spiritual pilgrimage. We will take the worry out of traveling and allow you to relax and focus on what Our Lady has planned for you.

2016 PILGRIMAGES TO MEDJUGORJE 

DIVINE MERCY 
March 31-April 08 - $2,299

ALL SAINTS 
Oct 30-Nov 07 - $2,099

(All prices are per person from New York)
YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
  Round-trip flight from New York (JFK) (special Add-on Airfares from your home town are also available)
 Airline FUEL SURCHARGES INCLUDED (approx. $460) & ALL AIRPORT TAXES
 7 nights in a centrally located modern home with private baths 
 Breakfast and dinner daily 
 Group transfers by private motor coach 
 Assistance of local guide 
 Sightseeing, & meeting with visionaries
 Talks by Wayne Weible
 Flight bag & portfolio of all travel document
 Lunches. Travel Insurance optional at $99-$229 (www.206tours.com/insurance), Cancel for Any Reason Protection @ $199 (www.206tours.com/cancellationprotection), Tips to your guide & driver ($ 7-9 per day). Items of a personal nature.
For more details and information, please contact our office.
weiblecols@windstream.net, 877-896-6061, www.pilgrimages.com/weible

YOUR MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE INCLUDES:


Round-trip flight from New York

* 7 nights in a centrally located modern home with private baths

* Breakfast and dinner daily

* Group transfers by private motor coach

* Assistance of local guide

* Sightseeing, & meeting with visionaries

* Talks by Wayne Weible


Not included: Lunches, Travel Insurance optional at $99-$229, Cancel for Any Reason Protection @ $199, Tips to your guide & driver ($7-9 per day) and Items of a personal nature.


For more details and information, please contact our office.

info@medjugorjeweible.com, 1-877-896-6061, www.pilgrimages.com/weible

ITINERARY

 

* Day 1 - Depart USA

Board your overnight transatlantic flight. Dinner and breakfast are served on board.


Day 2 - Split, Dubrovnik or Sarajevo - Medjugorje

After an early morning arrival in Frankfurt you will have a connection flight to Split, Dubrovnik or Sarajevo. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a tour guide and driver who will then take you on the 2 1/2 hour drive by private motor coach to the village of Medjugorje. Once there, you will be introduced to your host family in whose modern and comfortable house you will be staying for the next seven nights. Dinner and overnight.


* Days 3 to 8 - Medjugorje

You will experience the beauty and peace of this simple village. During your stay in Medjugorje you will have the opportunity to share your faith with thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. Our local guide Slavenka, will accompany the group throughout the week. Here are some of the activities we'll be sharing with our fellow pilgrims:

 

 - Each morning at 10:00 AM we will assemble at St James Church for the English speaking Mass.

 - We will follow the same path up Apparition Hill where the young visionaries first encountered Our Lady. Touch and pray before the cross that commemorates the spot where Mary first appeared to the visionaries.

 - Our guide will arrange meetings with the visionaries provided that they are in Medjugorje during your trip, and pending their availability.

 - We will have the opportunity to climb Mt. Krizevac (Cross Mountain), where in 1933 the villagers built a 30' high cross on the anniversary of Jesus' crucifixion. This Cross contains a relic from the actual Cross of Christ given to the villagers by the Pope.

We will Visit and pray at "Blue Cross" at the base of Apparition Hill, which is a place of great healings and graces.

- We will visit the community of Cenacolo.

At 5:00 PM each evening (6:00 PM daylight savings time) we will join the villagers and pilgrims to pray the rosary. Be present in the church during the time of the apparitions at 5:40 PM (6:40 PM daylight savings time) and then stay for the Croatian Mass and the Blessing of the Sick. Thursdays and Saturdays is Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and on Fridays, Veneration of the Cross in the church.

- Private Mass held at one of the orphanages private chapels

- Slavenka will arrange other special opportunities for us to grow spiritually.

Additionally, during our trip we will enjoy talks by Wayne Weible and have share time within our group.


Day 9 - Medjugorje - Split, Dubrovnik or Sarajevo - USA

After an early breakfast and heartfelt farewells, we leave by motor coach for Split Airport for return flight home.

2016 PILGRIMAGE TO KIBEHO 
WITH IMMACULEE ILIBAGIZA 
& WAYNE WEIBLE
Nov 25-Dec 03
Cost - $2,950 plus airfare to Kigali, Rwanda

* 2 nights in the beautiful Hotel Serena, Kigali
* 5 nights in Cana, Kibeho 

* All meals in Kibeho

* Group transfers by private motor coach

* Several talks by Immaculee Ilibagiza & Wayne Weible 

* Sightseeing trip

* Group prayer time 

* Meeting with a Kibeho visionary

* Visit to Genocide Memorial Museum

* Shopping for local crafts in Kigali

* Visit to Immaculee's village

* All travel bookings & documents

Not included: International airfare ($1,200 - $1,800), food at Hotel Serena, travel insurance (optional at $50-$300), Rwandan visa $30, tips to your retreat house & driver and items of a personal nature.

For more details and information, please contact our office.

info@medjugorjeweible.com, 1-877-896-6061

ITINERARY
* Nov. 25 - Depart USA
Depart USA on evening flight to Europe. 

* Nov. 26 - Arrive Kigali, Rwanda
Connect with other pilgrims for flight to Kigali. We will be met at the Kigali Airport by English speaking guide and transferred to Hotel Serena for overnight.

* Nov. 27 - Kigali - Kibeho 
Sightseeing through Kigali in the morning. Lunch at hotel. Afternoon departure for Kibeho. Overnight Cana Retreat House.

* Nov. 28 through Nov. 30 - Kibeho 
- Visit to Kibeho Shrine, including Holy Mass.
- Group prayer at statue of Divine Mercy Jesus - 3:00 PM each day
- Visit with Anathalie (Kibeho visionary)
- Seven Sorrows Rosary group prayer
- Way of the Cross group prayer
- Group Sharing
- Talks by Immaculee Ilibagiza and Wayne Weible
- Visit local orphanage

Dec 01 - Kibeho - Kigali
This morning we will head back to Kigali. Overnight Hotel Serena.

Dec 02 - Kigali - USA Depart
This morning we will visit the Genocide Memorial Museum. Lunch at hotel. Afternoon shoppping for local crafts. This evening we will head to the airport for our flight back to USA.

Dec. 03: Arrive USA
Today we will arrive back in USA.