Fr. Bob Colaresi, O. Carm., leads groups on powerful, mind-expanding, deeply effecting pilgrimages to some of the holiest sites in the world. More than 700 pilgrims have traveled with Fr. Bob over the past 10 years.
All of Fr. Bob’s pilgrimages offer daily Eucharist and morning and evening prayer reflections.
For more information and detailed brochures, contact Darlene Jindra at the Carmelite Spiritual Center – (630) 969-4141, email@example.com
2013 Pilgrimages of Faith
France: In the Spirit of St. Therese: July 7-16, 2013
Pilgrimage through France, following the life & spirituality of St. Thérèse - begin at Lourdes, the most powerful of Marian Shrines, with the issue of healing, living water and hope. Then we fly north to Normandy, the homeland of St. Thérèse, visiting Lisieux, her Carmelite convent, her childhood home, Les Buissonnets, the Basilica and the Cathedral. Then to the Normandy Beaches of Omaha and Utah, and the powerful American Cemetery – to Alençon, where St. Thérèse was born and her parents met and lived, until the death of her Mom – and finally to Paris, where will experience this magical city with all its historical and beautiful sites, including Versailles. $3,900, double occupancy. Download the France 2013 Pilgrimage Brochure
Holy Land Pilgrimage - November 10-21, 2013
A biblical journey to where God’s revelation happened. The faith experience of a life-time – a journey of the heart and spirit. Start in Jerusalem, on the Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, Way of the Cross, Western Wall, to Bethlehem, where Jesus was born, Ein Karem, place of the birth of John the Baptist and the Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth; Zion Hill where the Last Supper, Pentecost and the imprisonment of Jesus took place, to the Judean Desert, the Dead Sea, Massada, and Qumran. Then driving north we visit Emmaus, Jaffa, Caesaria, Mount Carmel, the Galilee, Nazareth, Cana, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Sea of Galilee, Tabgha, River Jordan, Mt. Tabor, Beit Shean, and so much more. Highlights include boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, St. Peter’s Fish Lunch, Baptismal renewal in the River Jordan, Biblical Passover meal, an Israeli/Jewish Biblical guide and teacher, and Biblical reflections and Mass daily at holy sites; $3,975 -double occupancy
For printed brochures or to ask questions, contact Darlene Jindra at 630-969-4141, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pilgrimages to the National Shrine of St. Therese
The Carmelite Spiritual Center is next door to the National Shrine of St. Therese with its beautiful chapel and the largest collection of Little Flower relics and memorabilia outside of Lisieux, France. Guided Pilgrimages are available for groups of twenty or more. We now have five options for pilgrimage groups: which include day or night programs, and three overnight options at the retreat center. Call the office for more information. Call the Center office for more information, (630) 969-4141.