If your parish is offering a pilgrimage within the coming months, we invite you to share this information with the Pastoral Bulletin: pastoralbulletin@dosp.org.  This allows readers to view opportunities to participate in an upcoming pilgrimage. 

Please include contact information, deadline for reservations and possible link to a website with more information on the pilgrimage.  We will publish the information for as long as needed.


Pilgrimage to Italy
May 25 – June 3, 2024
You are invited to join an enchanting pilgrimage to Italy (Rome, Monte Cassino, San Giovanni Rotondo, Assisi, Lanciano, Loreto, Sienna, Florence, Padua, and Venice) with Fr. Peter Okojie (Parochial Vicar at St. Paul Parish, Tampa) as Spiritual Director. The main tour (10-day: May 25 – June 3, 2024) is offered for $3,295, and the optional tour (5 days: June 3 – 7, 2024) is offered for $1,520.

See link for more details and brochure. https://www.goamazingtours.com/pilgrimage-in-italy-2024

Contact person: Xenia Maye – (813) 731-7682, AmazingCatholicJourneys@yahoo.com.
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Pilgrimage to see the FSU vs Georgia Tec Game opener for 2024 season
Dublin, Ireland ~ August 17-26, 2024 
Join Fr. Garry from St. Anthony of Padua Parish tour Ireland finishing your tour in Dublin with tickets to the FSU season game opener in the Are Lingus College classic V Georgia Tech.

For more information, follow this link.

In the Footsteps of St. Paul in Greece and Turkey
September 9-20, 2024
Join Fr. Xavy Castro on a pilgrimage to Greece and Turkey including a 4 day Aegean Cruise.
The tour includes:  Roundtrip airfare from Tampa/Thessaloniki x Athens/Tampa (Orlando is a possibility if rates are lower); first-class hotels for 5 nights, service charges and hotel taxes; buffet breakfast daily and much more.   Follow this link for more information and to do your reservation or contact, Select International Tours at 800-842-4842 or by email:  lisad@select-intl.com.

Pilgrimage to Central Europe
September 16-27, 2024
Monsignor Robert Gibbons, Pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church, St. Petersburg, is leading a 12-day pilgrimage in September 2024 to Krakow, Prague, Salzburg, and Vienna—with an optional two-day extension to Budapest.  Includes visits to sites and shrines associated with St. John Paul II; St. Faustina (Apostle of Divine Mercy), the Holy Infant of Prague; and Our Lady.  Departs from USA on September 16, 2024. Complete itinerary, pricing, and registration available at this webpage: https://www.206tours.com/cms/msgrgibbons.

Pilgrimage to Fatima & Lourdes
September 23 – October 3, 2024
Journey to Fatima & Lourdes with Fr. Mike Smith, tour leader and Pastor of Nativity Catholic Church.  The tour will also include Lisbon, Santiago de Compostela, Salamanca, Avila, and Madrid. $3849 per person, double occupancy, includes roundtrip air from Tampa, $550 government taxes/airline surcharges, hotels, and most meals. Hosted by Nawas International Travel.

For more information, please email frmike@nativitycatholicchurch.org.

Treasures of Italy Pilgrimage
November 4 – 14, 2024
You are invited to join Rev.  J. Glenn Diaz, pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle Church, for an 11-day pilgrimage to Italy!  We’ll visit Assisi (the famous city of St. Francis and St. Clare), Lanciano (home to the famous 8th century Eucharistic Miracle), San Giovanni Rotondo (home and burial place of Padre Pio), Rome (including a Papal Audience), and much more!  The cost is $3799 per person departing from Orlando. Reservations must be made by the end of July.  Contact Ivana Di Frederico at (203) 656-3033 or via e-mail at ivana@nawas.com for more information.

A brochure and registration form can be found on our website at https://mystthomas.org/


Pilgrimage Jubilee of Deacons
February 18-27, 2025
Join the Office of the Diaconate of the Diocese of Saint Petersburg, which is sponsoring Canterbury Pilgrimages as we visit the holy sites of Italy and engage with the Jubilee of Deacons.  (Extensive tour of Assisi visiting historical holy sites, involved Jubilee of Deacons Events, Tour of Papal Basilicas, Exploring Ancient Rome, Day at the Vatican, Papal Audience, and more)

Click on this link for more details and the brochure.  

Contact person: Canterbury Pilgrimages – (800) 653-0017,  hello@canterburypilgrimages.com.

Marian Pilgrimage to Lisbon · Santarem · Fatima · Salamanca · Alba de Tormes · Avila · Burgos · Loyola · Lourdes
September 15-24, 2025

Spiritual Director, Fr. Dayan Machado / Group Leader, Deacon David Lesieur

From the time you arrive, you are greeted with the life of St. Anthony of Padua. Then you are on your way to Fatima, home to the three shepherd children who witnessed the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Continue through the life of St. Teresa of Avila, and end in Lourdes where our Blessed Mother appeared to St. Bernadette and where many healing miracles have taken place.

For more information visit the website: www.206tours.com/stmarytampa or by phone at 1-800-206-Tour (8687).

Thank you for your continued support and our prayers for your safety while traveling.