Pilgrimages Around the Diocese


Please email:  pastoralbulletin@dosp.org if your parish is organizing an upcoming pilgrimage and you would like to add it to this list.  


Pilgrimage to EWTN and The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Alabama
Join Father Bob Romaine (Parochial Vicar at St. Paul Catholic Church – Tampa) on a Pilgrimage from May 13 – 16, 2019, to EWTN and The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Alabama. Cost is $250 per person and includes round-trip bus fare, lodging, meals and special events. Pilgrims will attend two televised events: Mass at Our Lady of Angels Chapel and Father Mitch Pacwa’s show, “Scripture and Tradition”.

For more information please contact pilgrimage organizers, Ed and Susan Bilbao, at (813) 503-6460.


Pilgrimage to Rome and other areas of Italy
May 13-21, 2019
Nativity Catholic Church has a pilgrimage scheduled for May 13-21 to Rome and other areas of Italy. This Pilgrimage is for persons who are visually impaired and friends/family who would like to travel as well. The pilgrimage is led by Deacon Mark Taylor and will be provided by Educational Opportunities and a non-profit group in Italy called Radici. This is a unique and rare opportunity for a meaningful experience for those who are challenged visually.

For more information, please contact Deacon Mark, email, or leave a message for him at 813 653-1150.  Act fast as we are limiting the group to 40 pilgrims.

For a brochure and to register, please visit this link:  https://bit.ly/2DU1PK7.


Pilgrimage to France
May 9-19, 2019

Normandy [75th Anniversary of D-Day] & Paris & in-between: Rouen [Joan of Arc], Caen & Omaha Beach, the Abbey of Mt. St. Michel, Cathedral of Chartres, Paris—Notre Dame, Sacred Coeur, Louvre, Versailles, Bateau Mouche, etc.

Mark the date for 2019.  For Brochure & Information please contact Fr. Michael Cooper, S.J., by email or phone:  727-644-5544; or Sister Caroline Cerveny, SSJ-TOSF by email or phone:  727-744-4684.


Catholic Pilgrimage to Portugal, Spain and France
July 11-22, 2019
Visits to Lisbon, Fatima, Lourdes, Avila, Loyola, Santiago de Compostela, Garabandal and 9 other Catholic sites. All meals, lodging and ground transportation included.

Limited to 25 people; after that will be put on waiting list. 
Register by 3/31/2019 cost as follows:
Double 1350 Euros
Single  1850 Euros
Airfare to Europe not included.
Price increases after 4/1.

For more information contact Deacon Irv Lau at email or cell. 352-457-1205.


PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND AND EASTERN EUROPE
12 Days: September 9-20, 2019

Warsaw * Krakow * Budapest * Vienna * Prague
Hosted by Fr. Tom Anastasia and Fr. Tom Barrett
ONLY $3,899 FROM TAMPA OR MIAMI (Air/land price is $3479 plus $420 gov’t taxes/airline surcharges)   Tour includes:  roundtrip airfare from Tampa or Miami, first class/select hotels, most meals, professional tour director, comprehensive sightseeing and much more!!

For more information, please contact Fr. Anastasia, Tel: (727) 393-1288 or by email.


Pilgrimage to Italy with Diaconate Ordination of Joshua Bertrand
September 23 – October 5, 2019
Diocese of St. Petersburg Seminarian Joshua Bertrand will be ordained as a deacon in Rome as he continues priestly formation at the Pontifical North American College.
This tour of Italy will include the cities of Orvieto, Siena, Assisi, Loreto, Lanciano, San Giovanni Rotondo, Monte Sant’Angelo, Monte Cassino & Rome. $4675 per person, based on double occupancy. Single rates available.

For more information, please go to https://bit.ly/2RFJbJs or contact Fr. Mike Smith by email.


Year 2020

Passion Play of Oberammergau
June 30 – July 10, 2020
Passion Play of Oberammergau with 11 day tour visiting Heidelberg, Rhine Valley, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna, Munich & Rothenburg,

$4449 per person includes round-trip airfare, first class/select hotels & guesthouse in Oberammergau, first class tickets for the Passion Play, most meals, comprehensive sightseeing by private motor coach with an English speaking guide, daily Mass & more!

Please contact Fr. Mike Smith by email or phone, 813-988-1593, for more information.


GERMANY, PRAGUE & AUSTRIA
Featuring the Passion Play of Oberammergau!
12 Days:  August 25 to September 5, 2020
Hosted by Fr. Tom Anastasia

$4,799.00 per person from Miami or Tampa (air/land tour price is $4,349 plus $450 government taxes/airline surcharges)

Visiting Berlin, Dresden, Prague, Ceský Krumlov, Vienna, Salzburg and Munich.  For a brochure and more information please contact Fr. Tom Anastasia: 727-393-1288 or email.

Space is limited-Book now to avoid disappointment! This is your last chance to experience the world-famous Passion Play of Oberammergau until 2030!


Pilgrimage to see the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
August 31 – September 12, 2020
Leaving from Tampa, this 13 Day tour begins in Vienna. We travel through Austria, Southern Germany, and Switzerland with a cruise down the Danube River. Tickets for the Passion Play and Guest house in Oberammergau within walking distance to the theater, all transportation, Five Star Hotels, most meals and more.

For more information contact Fr. Craig Morley at email or call (727) 526-5783.


12-Day Pilgrimage to Eastern Europe with Oberammergau Passion Play
Please join us…on our 12-day pilgrimage to Eastern Europe to experience the Oberammergau Passion Play. Cities visited will include Munich, Oberammergau, Vienna, Prague, and Krakow.

Date: September 8-19, 2020
Cost: Starting at $3,299

For more information: Please contact Rev. Msgr. Cesar Petilla at Our Lady of Grace Parish: 352-746-2144.