Join us as a pilgrim on a Mater Dei Marian Pilgrimage!
|Oberammergau Passion Play (Switzerland, Austria & Germany)||Dates: Jul 27th (Mon) to Aug 7th (Fri) 2020||Registration for this tour is now closed. Details »|
Oberammergau Passion Play!
Switzerland Austria Germany
Juan Landa & Drew Mariani
Departing from Chicago, O'Hare. Other cities may be available at an additional price.
Join Drew Mariani, from the Drew Mariani Show (Relevant Radio), on this beautiful pilgrimage to Switzerland, Austria and Germany!
Experience for yourself the quaint and romantic Lake Lucerne, in Switzerland, and the unforgettable and majestic Mt. Pilatus! Pray at the beautiful Marian Shrines of Our Lady of Einsiedeln in Switzerland, Maria Plain in Austria and Our Lady of Altötting in Germany! Enjoy a festive Sound of Music tour in Salzburg, as well as an unforgettable Mozart Dinner Concert! Visit Marktl Am Inn, the birthplace and Baptismal church of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Walk Old Munich and pray in its amazing churches! See the astonishingly beautiful Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria! As part of our German portion of the tour, you will get to visit the Oldest Brewery in the World!
Experience the famous once-every-10-years, Passion Play of Oberammergau! Witness for yourself why generations of Christians from all over the World, have always flocked to Germany to see this most amazing performance!
There is so much more! Please review the brochure and read all about it!
Hosts: Drew and Cathy Mariani
Chaplain, Catholic Priest: Fr. Chris Alar, MIC
Tour Director: Juan Landa
Pilgrimage has 2 buses! There will not be a 3rd bus!
**NEWS** Local authorities in Oberammergau have postponed the Passion Play to 2022! Our pilgrimage is planned for July 2022! More details to follow soon!
Our pilgrimage is planned for July 2022! More details to follow soon!
|Themes: Bavaria and Alpine Countries, Marian Pilgrimages, Camino De Santiago (Road of St. James), Relevant Radio||Locations: Austria, Germany, Switzerland|
|Our Lady of Guadalupe||Dates: Sep 4th (Fri) to Sep 11th (Fri) 2020||Registration for this tour is now closed. Details »|
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Join Mater Dei on its most spiritually impacting and inspirational Marian Pilgrimage visiting fascinating places where we learn about the early stages of our faith in the Americas. See the places where evil was conquered under the mantle of the Blessed Virgin Mary! Experience the gorgeous colonial city of Puebla. Visit the largest pyramid in the world in Cholula. Visit the amazing St. Michael’s Miracle and Our Lady of Ocotlan where you'll hear about astounding testaments of faith. Experience all the beautiful and cultural places of the new world’s largest city, Mexico City, including the home of St. Juan Diego, the remains of Blessed Miguel Pro, Ancient Teotihuacan, the canals of Xochimilco, the churches of Coyoacan, and of course, visit twice the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. See the only true picture of Our Lady that is Divinely created!
SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: Catholic Priest to be announced
TOUR DIRECTOR: Dennis Gaetano, expert on Our Lady of Guadalupe
Departs from: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Chicago O'Hare and Denver (different costs from each city -- Other cities may be available for additional airfare)
SORRY! Pilgrimage is no longer available!
Next Guadalupe will be June 4 - 11, 2021!
|Themes: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Marian Pilgrimages, Twin Cities Pilgrimages||Location: Mexico|
|Shrines of Our Blessed Mother||Dates: Sep 19th (Sat) to Sep 30th (Wed) 2020||Registration for this tour is now closed. Details »|
Shrines of Our Blessed Mother
France, Spain & Portugal
One of the most amazing Marian pilgrimages you'll ever experience!
Visit the following Marian Shrines: Lourdes, France; Fatima, Portugal; Torreciudad, Spain; El Pilar, Spain; Sonsoles, Spain; Almudena, Spain! In addition to these magnificent places, visit Madrid, Lisbon, Barbastro, Zaragoza, Lisbon, Avila (and its amazing medieval Walls), Segovia (with its imposing Alcazar Castle and massive Roman Aqueduct). Many of these places are Patrimonies of Humanity! Also pray before the incorrupt remains of St. John of the Cross (not exposed). Learn about the Saints like St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, St. Josemaria Escriva, Saint Jacinta, Saint Francisco, St. Anthony of Padua, and so much more (we have surprises)! We also witness a Eucharistic Miracle in Santarem, Portugal! For more details it is best to read the brochure! Click on the yellow button on the upper right side of this box.
Spiritual Director: TBA
Tour Director(s): Juan Landa
Departure city: Chicago
** Sorry!! No longer available!
|Themes: Marian Pilgrimages, St. Josemaria Escriva, Lourdes, Fatima and the Shrines of Our Blessed Mother, Carmelite Spirituality, Lourdes and France, Fatima and Portugal, Footsteps of a Saint, Stella Maris||Locations: France, Portugal, Spain|