Pilgrimage to Hanceville, Alabama and EWTN – Parents of Priests (open to the public)
May 22 – May 25, 2017
Spiritual Director: Fr. Nick Weibel, Diocese of Toledo
Monday, May 22: Depart the Toledo Area for our EWTN pilgrimage. The first day we travel to Nashville for dinner and overnight. Evening excursion to visit the Grand Ole Opry for sightseeing and shopping. (B)
Tuesday, May 23: After breakfast, depart Nashville for Hanceville, Alabama where we will visit the Ave Maria Grotto as well as the stunning Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful grounds of the Shrine where Mother Angelia lived and is buried. There will be time for prayer and the opportunity for a catechesis session or prayer service in the magnificent basilica. Upon the end of the day, we will continue onto Birmingham/Irondale for dinner and overnight. (B)
Wednesday, May 24: After breakfast, we will make the short drive to the EWTN studio for our 9:30 am catechesis session, followed by time for quiet prayer with confession available at 11:00 am. Mass will be celebrated at noon followed by time for lunch. After lunch, you have a little free time for prayer or shopping at the gift shop before the afternoon catechesis session. At 2:45 pm the group will have a tour of the EWTN studio where such shows as Threshold of Hope and At Home with Jim & Joy are filmed. At 4:30 we may join the friars in praying the Rosary followed by the Divine Office & Benediction at 5:00 pm. We will be able to attend a taping of EWTN Live with Fr. Mitch Pacwa! Dinner & overnight in Birmingham. (B)
Thursday May 25: This morning, after breakfast, we make our way back to Toledo arriving in the evening. (B)
$492.00 per person based double occupancy with 40 pilgrims. ($667.00 single room option) Cash or Check.
(Credit card payments accepted with an additional charge of $ 20.00 per person).
$468.00 per person based double occupancy with 50 pilgrims. ($643.00 single room option) Cash or Check.
(Credit card payments accepted with an additional charge of $ 19.00 per person).
If groups reaches 50 pilgrims your final balance due will be adjusted to reflect the lower rate.
NOTE: While no changes are anticipated, there may be occasions when certain alterations become necessary to this itinerary due to changes beyond our control.
Contact Maggie McDaniel at 419-290-8782 to register or for more information. You may also email.