Ever imagined a journey to one of the important
religious place, venerating a relic while enjoying the splendor
of a very spectacular place often mentioned in the Bible during
the ancient times? Do you have the charisma and the passion for
arranging religious pilgrimage to the world’s most remarkable
places of worship in your parish or organization? Then St. Michael’s
National Travel Ministry is waiting for you!
The Saint Michael National Travel Ministry Program
is another avenue of St. Michael’s expression of commitment
as it promotes more intimate experiences of faith and fellowship
to Catholic to better encourage them to help their parish grow.
Join now the Saint Michael National Travel Ministry! Discover how
to deepen your parishioners or members knowledge and awareness of
the Catholic faith, culture, and history through the travel ministry.
Our travel partner Globus is a world-class leader
in escorting vacations, and specialists in pilgrimage travel.
With St. Michael National Travel Ministry, your passion for facilitating
pilgrimages, vacations, trips and other forms of travel for your
parish or organization will come a long way. You will not only get
to rub elbows with the top religious travel experts and visit key
religious destination, above all you will immerse into the richness
of our Catholic faith as you experience heaven on earth through
the pilgrimage travels.
Interested to discover Ireland’s history?
Then share your zeal to parishes and individuals for an 11-day tour
on the Irish Faith and History. Assist pilgrims and explore Our
Lady of Lourdes Church, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Oscar
Wilde’s Trinity College, Knock Shrine, Church of the Apparition,
Folk Museum, Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre, Kylemore Abbey, Aran
Heritage Centre and Burren Centre. Also explore dairy farm country
in the center of the “Emerald Isle”, enjoy an excursion
to Inishmore, relish a panoramic drive around “Ring of Kerry”
and a horse-drawn car ride through national park, drop by the world
famous crystal factory in Waterford, and see Ireland’s oldest
handweaving mill at Avoca.
If you wish you could also facilitate parishes and individuals for
an eight-day tour of the Legacy of Pope Paul II. Let pilgrims experience
first hand the Pope’s hometown, his favorite boyhood shrine,
his favorite Marian devotion site, the city and cathedral in which
he served as cardinal, and much more. Part of the pilgrimage is
a visit to Cathedral of St. John, Warsaw Ghetto, Franciscan Friary,
Shrine and the famous Black Madonna, Martyrdom Museum, St. Maximilian
Kolbe’s cell, Wawel Castle, St. Mary’s Church, and Shrine
of Divine Mercy.
You can also opt to volunteer for the 11-day tour
to Lourdes and Shrines of France and and aid pilgrims explore Notre
Dame Cathedral, Basilica of Sacre Coeur, Our Lady of the Miraculous
Medal Shrine, St. Vincent de Paul Shrine, St. Peter’s Cathedral,
Carmelite Convent, Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, St. John Vianney
Shrine, and Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Also glimpse at the family
home of St. Therese, St. Bernadette’s and St. John Vianney.
You may also bathe in the healing waters, attend the “Blessing
of the Sick,” or join the evening’s rosary and candlelight
procession in Lourdes.
You could also share your fervor for the Classic Shrines of Italy
10-day tour and facilitate the parishes and individuals in experiencing
the best of Italy’s famous shrines and cities on this pilgrimage.
Help them discover the history, culture and architecture of Christian
faith from Rome, San Giovanni Rotondo to Assisi. Part of the journey
are stops to St. Paul Outside the Walls, the Catacombs, St. John
Lateran Basilica, the Holy Stairs, St. Mary Major Basilica, the
Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and
Basilica, the Colosseum, Roman Forum. Also visit the Benedictine
Abbey, Padre Pio’s friary, Holy House of Loreto, St. Mary
of the Angels Basilica and the Portiuncula. Also indulge in the
sights and sounds of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi’s
Allotting some of your time for volunteer works at travel ministry
will come a long way especially for the Grand Catholic Italy. You
can assist pilgrims on a majestic travel from Rome to Venice and
visit the Holy Stairs, St. John Lateran Basilica, St. Paul outside
the Walls, St. Mary Major Basilica, the Catacombs, the Vatican Museums
and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, the Colosseum
and the Roman Forum. Also visit Benedictine monasteries, Padre Pio’s
friary, Shrine of Monte Sant’Angelo, Holy House of Loreto,
St. Anthony’s Basilica, and St. Mark’s Square.
Your participation to the travel ministry will not only enrich you
but it will quench you and your parish with the most intimate encounter
with the roots of our Catholic faith.