San Giovanni Rotondo
Jan, 2019
Pilgrims Invited To Follow In The Footsteps Of St Pio And St Francis

You are invited to join Bishop Terry on our diocesan pilgrimage to Italy to follow in the footsteps of St Pio Of Pietrelcina and St Francis Of Assisi.

The pilgrimage takes place from Wednesday October 2 to Sunday October 6 and highlights include…

Pietrelcina – the village where Padre Pio was born. The visit will include Saint Pio’s house, the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli, the Church of Sant’ Anna and ancient village.

San Giovanni Rotondo – we will visit the places associated with Saint Pio’s life and activities – Santa Maria delle Grazie, the new church of Padre Pio, the sanctuary where he had a famous appearance and more.

Route To Assisi via Lanciano (Miracle of the Eucharist) – there will be a guided tour of the Basilica of Santa Maria Degli Angele and we will visit St Francis’ hermitage before travellling on to San Damiano and the Basilica of St Clare.

This is a taster of the places we will visit and experiences we will have while on this journey. Mass will be celebrated every day in some of the beautiful basilicas.

Flights are from and to Leeds-Bradford airport and the cost is £659 per person sharing based on a minimum of 40 people travelling. There is a single supplement of £28 per night and travel insurance is required and available for £29pp.

To express your interest in joining this pilgrim journey, please email Jenny Dowson on or write to her at The Curial Office, 50A The Avenue, Middlesbrough, TS5 6QT, giving your contact details.

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