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St. Josemaria Escriva

Pilgrimages about, or including part of, the life of St. Josemaria Escriva.

Camino de Santiago (The Way) + Fatima Dates: Aug 13th (Mon) to Aug 23rd (Thu) 2018 Registration for this tour is now closed. Details »




Camino de Santiago, The Way


Join us on this amazing pilgrimage following the footsteps of the Apostle St. James the Greater, evangelizer of Spain, brother of St. John the Evangelist, son of Zebedee. One of the most spectacular journeys you'll ever experience!  Our pilgrimage will be walking the famous Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) across Spain, the second oldest pilgrimage route in Christendom. During the first days of the pilgrimage there will be sporadic walking across Spain, but the last 100 kilometers (66 miles approximately) of the itinerary will be on foot in order to obtain the coveted pilgrimage certificate of The Camino, given by the Diocese of Santiago de Compostela. If you are not concerned about receiving the Camino Certificate, then walking on the Camino is not compulsory.

Visit the following locations in Spain: MadridEl Pilar in Zaragoza (where Mary appeared to St. James),  LogroñoSanto Domingo de la CalzadaRioja Wine RegionBurgosPonferrada, Sarria, Potomarin, Palas del Rey, Arzua, O Pedrouzo, Santiago de Compostela, Finisterre or Fisterra, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Camino! Join us! This pilgrimage will provide many opportunities for deep prayer and conversation with God along the Way.

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: To be announced

Tour Director: Juan Landa, Dennis Gaetano & Cesar Higueras 

Departure city: Chicago 

Sorry! This pilgrimage is now closed!




Please try next year in May 2019!

Themes: Marian Pilgrimages, St. Josemaria Escriva, Camino De Santiago (Road of St. James), Footsteps of a Saint Location: Spain
HOLY LAND,and a touch of Spain - Saxum Dates: Oct 17th (Wed) to Oct 28th (Sun) 2018 Details and Registration Form »



Holy Land Pilgrimage!  




- St. Josemaria Institute - 

SAXUM - Friends

Join the Friends of Saxum and the St. Josemaria Institute on this amazing and unforgettable Pilgrimage, and follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ! 

St. Josemaria Escriva wrote that: “to be Christ himself, we must see ourselves in him. It's not enough to have a general idea of the spirit of Jesus' life; we have to learn the details of his life and, through them, his attitudes. And, especially, we must contemplate his life, to derive from it strength, light, serenity, peace. 

“When you love someone, you want to know all about his life and character, so as to become like him. That is why we have to meditate on the life of Jesus, from his birth in a stable right up to his death and resurrection” (Christ is Passing By, no. 107). 


Departing from: Chicago, O'Hare and New York Kennedy*

*New York departure requires a minimum quorum to be offered

Walk the real Way of the Cross!  Sail the Sea of Galilee! Touch the Jordan waters!  Immerse yourself in the Gospels, visiting sites like the Annunciation in Nazareth, the Nativity in Bethlehem, the Last Supper, Calvary and the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem!  Scriptures come alive!  A solid spiritual program complements the pilgrimage.  Other cities: Caesarea, Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Cana (renew your wedding vows), Capernaum, Tabgha, Mt. Tabor, Jericho, Dead Sea, Ein Karem, Bethany and still so much more!!!  Our pilgrimage has unique features that will help make this journey more memorable. No words are good enough to describe the feeling of this pilgrimage!! The Mass, Rosary, and Bible will never be the same! Our special pilgrimage will also follow in the footsteps of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo! Our group will visit one Blessed Alvaro's initiatives, the Saxum Center.


Bonus** Spend a day in Madrid, Spain before the pilgrimage begins in the Holy Land. See the main sights of Madrid along with relevant places of St. Josemaria's and Blessed Alvaro's lives!

Catholic Priest will accompany the group as Chaplain and Spiritual Director (To Be Announced)

Mater Dei Tour Director: Juan Landa

Mater Dei Local Guide: George Sa'id


We may still be able to get you in! Send your  registrations now! 




We were able to obtain a few extra rooms after the deadline!  Please click on the yellow button above the blue arrow, to see the brochure and registration! We may still be able to get you in!

Themes: Holy Land (Footsteps of Jesus), St. Josemaria Escriva, Footsteps of a Saint Locations: Holy Land (Israel), Spain
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