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3/25/2019
Parishes around Diocese plan pilgrimages
The Baptistery of St. John, right, and the Duomo, the Cathedral of St. Maria del Fiore, are among the many reasons faithful flock to Florence, Italy.  CNS photo/Paul Haring

The Baptistery of St. John, right, and the Duomo, the Cathedral of St. Maria del Fiore, are among the many reasons faithful flock to Florence, Italy.  CNS photo/Paul Haring


The following parishes have excursions set for 2019-2020:

BURLINGTON COUNTY

Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, Bordentown • Oct. 4-15, 2020, pilgrimage to France, visiting Lisieux, Mont St. Michel, Normandy Beach, Paris, Lourdes, Montpellier, Provence, Nice; price $4,395 based on land and air; $3,595 land only; $945 solo travel. For more information call 1-800-842-4842 or visit http://mmotcp.org

Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Moorestown  •  Sept. 14-22, 2020, pilgrimage to the Alpine Wonders with reserved seats to the Oberammergau Passion Play;  price $4,098 per person includes tickets to the play. For more information call 609-654-2738 or visit  www.olgcnj.org

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Maple Shade • Oct. 2-12, 2019, pilgrimage to Portugal and Spain, visiting Fatima and Santiago de Compostela; price $3495 based on dual occupancy. For more information call 856-667-8850 or email frwilson@olphparish.com 

MERCER COUNTY

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown • April 6 and 7, 2019, overnight pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., visiting The National Shrine of St. John Paul II, the Bible Museum and the Holy Land of America; price $200 includes bus, hotel and tickets to Shrine/Museum. Cost of food is additional. For more information call 609-933-4321 or email info@stanthonychurch.org

MONMOUTH COUNTY

Nativity Parish, Fair Haven • June 21-July 4, 2019, 14 days to Medjugorje and Rome; price $4,099; June 21-29, 2019, nine days to Medjugorje-only, price $2,399; June 29-July 4, 2019, six days to Rome-only, price $2,899. For more information call 732-741-1714 or visit www.pilgrimages.com/grogan

St. Anselm Parish, Wayside • May 29-June 6, 2019, pilgrimage to Italy, visiting Rome, Assisi, Florence, Padua and Venice; price $3,785 per person/double occupancy. For more information call Sandy, 732-493-4411 x102 or email www.stanselm.com

St. Mary Parish, Middletown • March 9-17, 2020, pilgrimage to Israel, visiting Nazareth, Cana, Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Via Dolorosa; price $3,499. For more information call Francesca, 732-539-4971 or email Frankrich3@gmail.com

OCEAN COUNTY

Epiphany Parish, Brick • Nov.  4-14, 2019, pilgrimage to Italy, visiting Venice, Florence, Assisi, Rome; price $2,999 per person from Newark. For more information call 732-458-0220 or visit www.churchofepiphany.org

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Long Beach Township • Sept. 22-30, 2020, pilgrimage to Switzerland and Germany, highlights include the Oberammergau Passion Play,  Weis Church, Neuschwanstein Castle, the Black Forest region, Chateau de Chillon, Zermatt, Matterhorn Museum, Grimsel Pass and Lucerne; price $5,499 per person double, includes round trip air from Newark. For more information call Nancy at 609-597-5100 or email hometowntravel@comcast.net

For updates to the Parish-based Pilgrimages Roundup, visit www.trentonmonitor.com.



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