John Paul the Great
|Hungary and Poland with The Compass||Dates: Oct 2nd (Fri) to Oct 14th (Wed) 20||Registration for this tour is now closed. Details »|
Hungary and Poland
and a touch of Slovakia
with The Compass
Join The Compass, the award winning Catholic newspaper of the Diocese of Green Bay, WI, on an amazing journey to Hungary and Poland, and a bit of Slovakia. Learn about the origins of our Faith in Central Europe and how these Christians heroically defended our Faith against invading forces. Visits in Hungary include Budapest, Mariaremette, Lake Balaton, Tapolca Caves, Veszprem, Herend, Lazar Equestrian Farm and much more. In Poland, we visit the rebuilt Capital of Warsaw and the gorgeous old Royal Capital of Krakow! We also visit the City of the Immaculate of St. Maximilian Kolbe (Niepokalanow) as well as the place of his martyrdom (Auschwitz). Enter St. John Paul's apartment at his birthplace in Wadowice, and see his Baptismal Font at the Basilica there. Descend thousands of feet to witness the spectacular art inside Salt Mines of Wieliczka! Pray Divine Mercy Chaplet at the tomb of St. Faustina at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Lagiewniki. Also in Lagiewniki is the new amazing complex called The St. John Paul II Center. You can't go to Poland without visiting your mother! That's why we go to Czestochowa, home of the Monastery in Jasna Gora, housing the famous Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa! A morning visit to Bratislava, Slovakia, is also in our itinerary!
If you ever wanted to see the "Blue Danube" and the magnificent beauty and amazing history and strong Faith found in these places, then say yes! Come join us on this unforgettable pilgrimage!
For more details it is best to read the brochure! Click on the yellow button on the upper right side of this box, above the blue arrow.
Spiritual Director: Fr. John Girotti, Diocese of Green Bay, WI
Tour Director: Juan Landa (Mater Dei Tours)
Hosts: The Compass Newspaper
Air Departure city: Chicago O'Hare
Sorry! Pilgrimage is no longer available!
Pilgrimage has been postponed to May 3rd - 13th, 2021!
|Themes: Central Europe, St. John Paul the Great, Divine Mercy, Footsteps of a Saint||Locations: Hungary, Poland|
|Poland, Land of Mercy, Land of Saints + Lithuania||Dates: Oct 19th (Mon) to Oct 30th (Fri) 2020||Details and Registration Form »|
Poland & Lithuania
Land of Mercy, Land of Saints!
Departure city: Chicago, O'Hare. Other cities may be available at a possible add-on cost.
Join us on this amazing Divine Mercy pilgrimage following the lives of great Saints like Saint John Paul II, St. Maximilian Kolbe, St. Faustina Kowalska, Blessed Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko, and many others.
Immerse yourself in the story of the Divine Mercy by visiting Vilnius, Lithuania, to witness the original Painting of Divine Mercy! Also in Lithuania visit the site of the Apparition of Our Lady of Siluva and the famous Hill of Crosses and the famous icon of Our Lady, Gate of the Dawn! Continue the Divine Mercy Saga in Poland by visiting the Birthplace of St. Faustina and also her Baptismal Church. Pray at the place where she first saw Jesus of the Divine Mercy! Pray a Chaplet where she entered the Convent in Warsaw, and also at the Divine Mercy Shrine (site of the Tomb of St. Faustina). Pray before the original Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Jasna Gora! Visit Wadowice, the birthplace of Saint John Paul II! Visit Auschwitz & Birkenau, the former nazi concentration camps (place where St. Maximilian Kolbe and St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross were martyred). Learn about the life of St. Maximilian Kolbe at the City of the Immaculata in Niepokalanow. Visit the unique Salt Mines of Wieliczka with its underground Church. See for yourself why John Paul II loved his Tatra Mountains by visiting Poland's Zakopane* area. Tours of Warsaw and Krakow are also included and so much more!
Chaplain: Pending TBA, Amazing Priest awaits approval from superiors.
Tour Director: Juan Landa, from Mater Dei Tours.
Pilgrimage is open!
The most complete Divine Mercy pilgrimage Register now!
|Themes: St. John Paul the Great, Divine Mercy, Footsteps of a Saint||Locations: Lithuania, Poland|