Facebook Twitter

Pilgrimages to Italy

italy_flag_small.jpgROME-St_Peters_from_Bridge.jpg

ITALIA ETERNA Dates: Sep 22nd (Fri) to Oct 1st (Sun) 2017 Registration for this tour is now closed. Details »

ARROW_CLICK_HERE_2.jpg

JPEG_-_ITL_SEP_2017_-_JONES_BROCHURE_B_ONLY_copy.jpg   

Italia Eterna

Pilgrimage for the Diaconate Ordination of Colin Jones

(Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis).

On this pilgrimage you'll be able to witness visit an ongoing Eucharistic Miracle in Siena, while you follow in the footsteps of St. Catherine!  A top-notch visit of Rome’s treasures along with a great spiritual visit to Assisi, following in the footsteps of St. Francis and St. Clare.  Remember that a Plenary Indulgence is offered to pilgrims (meeting all the traditional requirements) who visit the 4 Patriarchal Basilicas in Rome as well as the Porziuncula in Assisi!  Another indulgence is offered for those pilgrims who pray at the Patriarchal Basilicas and follow the prescribed indulgence requirements.  There is more, but it is easier to read the brochure! Just click on the brochure button for more information.

Spiritual Director/Chaplain: Fr. Thomas Wilson, Pastor of All Saints Catholic Church, Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis.

* This is a St. Joseph edition of Mater Dei's pilgrimages. What is  St. Joseph Tours? Click here for the answer. 

* Airfare included from Chicago O'Hare Airport.  

Sorry! This pilgrimage is now closed.

Please try our Italy pilgrimage in October!

Frown

RED_TRAFFIC_LIGHT

Sorry! Would you consider our pilgrimage in October?

Themes: Rome, Vatican, and the Holy Father, St. John Paul the Great, Pope Francis, Footsteps of a Saint, St. Joseph Tours Location: Italy
ITALIA ETERNA Dates: Oct 9th (Mon) to Oct 18th (Wed) 2017 Registration for this tour is now closed. Details »

ARROW_CLICK_HERE_2.jpg

ROME-St_Peters_from_Bridge.jpg

Italia Eterna

Join 2 Catholic Priests, who are true Roman experts, on this awesome Italian pilgrimage! You'll be able to witness visit and pray before an ongoing Eucharistic Miracle in Siena, while you follow in the footsteps of the great St. Catherine!  Make an unforgettable spiritual visit to quaint Assisi, following in the footsteps of St. Francis and St. Clare!  

A top-notch visit of Rome’s treasures awaits you, along with a most memorable visit to Vatican City, including a General Audience with Pope Francis (pending on the Holy Father's schedule). Remember that a Plenary Indulgence is offered to those pilgrims (meeting all the traditional requirements) who visit the 4 Patriarchal Basilicas in Rome as well as the Porziuncula in Assisi!  There is much more to this pilgrimage, but it is easier to read the brochure! Just click on the yellow brochure button on the upper right for more information.

Spiritual Directors/Chaplains: 

Fr. Eric Sternberg, Pastor of St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Wisconsin Dells, WI, Diocese of Madison, WI.

Fr. Tait Schroeder, Pastor of St. Peter Catholic Church, Ashton, WI, and St. Martin de Tours, Martinsville, WI, Diocese of Madison, WI.

Departure City: Chicago O'Hare Airport

* This is a St. Joseph Tours edition of Mater Dei's pilgrimages.

What is  St. Joseph Tours? Click here for the answer. 

 

Space is Closed! Waitlist is open! 

Send in your registration to join the waitlist!

InnocentFrown

RED_TRAFFIC_LIGHT

As expected, this pilgrimage sold out before its deadline! You're welcome to register for the waitlist!

Themes: Rome, Vatican, and the Holy Father, St. John Paul the Great, Pope Francis, Footsteps of a Saint, St. Joseph Tours Location: Italy
ITALIA ETERNA Dates: Oct 10th (Tue) to Oct 19th (Thu) 2017 Registration for this tour is now closed. Details »

ARROW_CLICK_HERE_2.jpg

 

web_-_ITL_OCT_2017_-_POSTER__.jpg

100th Anniversary of the

MI International, in Italy!

Pilgrimage for 100th anniversary of the foundation of the 

MILITIA OF THE IMMACULATA of ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE

Join the MI - Militia of the Immaculata of St. Maximilian Kolbe, as they celebrate the 100th anniversary fo their foundation in Rome!  A very unique itinerary has been designed for this event where MI members from all over the world will descend on the Eternal City to celebrate this momentous occasion!  You do not have to be an MI member to join this pilgrimage! MI member or not, you will love it! And if you have a devotion to the great St. Maximilian Kolbe!, you will love the special sites we have in store for you! 

In addition to Roman sites associated with the life of St. Maximilian Kolbe, on this pilgrimage you'll be able to witness experience a top-notch visit of Rome’s treasures. Visit an ongoing Eucharistic Miracle in Siena, while you follow in the footsteps of St. Catherine Enjoy a great spiritual visit to Assisi, following in the footsteps of St. Francis and St. Clare.  Remember that a Plenary Indulgence is offered to pilgrims (meeting all the traditional requirements) who visit the foundational place of the MI during its anniversary. There will be additional opportunities to receive a Plenary Indulgence by praying the prescribed requirements at the 4 Patriarchal Basilicas in Rome as well as the Porziuncula in Assisi!  There is so much more, but it is easier to read the brochure! Just click on the yellow brochure button (above right) for more information.

Spiritual Director/Chaplain: Fr. Stephen Boyle, O. Praem

Special Escort: John W. Galten, MI National President 

Jason Jones, MI member and producer of the movie Bellawill join our MI National Pilgrimage to Italy

* Airfare included from Chicago O'Hare Airport via American Airlines, non-stop* to Rome (* Schedule changes can always occur at the airline's discretion)

Pilgrimage is now closed!

 

RED_TRAFFIC_LIGHT

Frown Pilgrimage is now closed! Frown

* This is a St. Joseph edition of Mater Dei's pilgrimages. What is  St. Joseph Tours? Click here for the answer. 

Themes: Rome, Vatican, and the Holy Father, St. John Paul the Great, Pope Francis, Footsteps of a Saint, St. Joseph Tours Location: Italy
Inspiring Italy Dates: Mar 11th (Sun) to Mar 20th (Tue) 2018 Details and Registration Form »

ARROW_CLICK_HERE_2.jpg

JPEG_-_LIT_-_ITL_MAR_2017_-_TCP_BROCHURE.jpg

Inspiring Italy

Join us on this amazing and beautiful pilgrimage to Italy staying in great locations and visiting unforgettable places like Rome, Assisi (land of St. Francis and St. Clare), Loreto (Nazareth's House of Mary), Padova (St. Anthony) and unforgettable Venice (St. Mark's Basilica & Square and more).

As with all Mater Dei pilgrimages to Italy, a top-notch visit of Rome and Vatican City is planned! A Papal Audience is scheduled* (always pending on the Holy Father's schedule).  Remember that the most amazing gift of a Plenary Indulgence is offered to those pilgrims (meeting all the traditional requirements) who visit the 4 Patriarchal Basilicas in Rome.

CHAPLAIN: Fr. Erik Lundgren, Roman Catholic Priest, Pastor of Sts. Joachim and Ann Parish, Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota.

TOUR DIRECTOR: Dennis Gaetano from Twin Cities Pilgrims, Mater Dei's affiliate in Minnesota.

DEPARTURE CITIES: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport - Other airports may be available. Please call for possible add-on price.

Now open!

Smile

GREEN_TRAFFIC_LIGHT

Send in your registration now before space is gone!

Themes: Rome, Vatican, and the Holy Father, St. Josemaria Escriva, St. John Paul the Great, Pope Francis, Footsteps of a Saint Location: Italy
ITALIA BELLISSIMA Dates: Apr 2nd (Mon) to Apr 12th (Thu) 2018 Details and Registration Form »

ARROW_CLICK_HERE_2.jpg

pdf_-_LIT_-_ITL_APR_2018_-_COVER_ICON.pdf 

Italia Bellissima

Departing from Chicago, O'Hare.  Other cities may be available at an additional price.

Come to Italy with Mater Dei, for this beautiful pilgrimage to Naples, Sorrento, Pompeii, Pietrelcina, San Giovanni Rotondo, Lanciano, Manopello, and Rome! 

Visiting unforgettable places like Sorrento, Pompeii (Cathedral and Archeological Zone), Naples (Cathedral of St. Januarius), and Mugnano (St. Philomena). Then visit Pietrelcina San Giovanni Rotondo to explore the life of another favorite, San Padre Pio! Pray before his incorrupt body! See the amazing caves at Monte Sant'Angelo which commemorates the miraculous events with St. Michael the Archangel.

Then travel to Lanciano, home of the oldest Eucharistic Miracle in the Church (a host turned into heart tissue)! Continue to Manopello, to pray before the Veil of the Holy Face. Learn the amazing similarities between this Veil and the Shroud of Turin, the Sudario of Oviedo and even the Divine Mercy image!

There is more!  As with all Mater Dei pilgrimages to Italy, you will receive  a top-notch visit of Rome’s treasures!  And as an an added bonus, we have requested to participate in Pope Francis' General Audience* and receive his apostolic blessing!! * (Pending on the Holy Father's schedule). Remember that a Plenary Indulgence is offered to pilgrims (meeting all the traditional requirements) who visit the 4 Patriarchal Basilicas in Rome as well as the Porziuncula in Assisi!    

Chaplain/Spiritual Directors:

Fr. Jose Castaneda, Roman Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Green Bay, WI, and Pastor of St. Anthony in Tigerton, St. Mary in Marion, and Holy Family-St. William in Wittenberg, Wisconsin.

Fr. Jess Berdol, Roman Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Green Bay, WI, and Pastor of St. Mary in Peshtigo and St. Jospeh and St. Edward in Walsh, Wisconsin. 

Tour Director: Juan Landa , Mater Dei Tours (this tour will be conducted in English and Spanish).

Strengthen your faith in a most unique way! Join us on Italia Bellissima!

Space is now open!

Send in your registration before space is gone!

Smile 

GREEN_TRAFFIC_LIGHT

Themes: Rome, Vatican, and the Holy Father, St. John Paul the Great, Pope Francis, Footsteps of a Saint Location: Italy
215 S. Century Ave. #319, Waunakee, WI 53597
Reitz Internet Concrete5 Log in