16th Annual St JPII Poland-Rome Study Pilgrimage

October 2021

Join us for the 16th annual pilgrimage following in the footsteps of Saint John Paul II. Click the PDF icon to take a look at the details from one of the past years including the booking form.

For two weeks including airfare (from NY/JFK or CA/LAX), airport transfers, accommodations, tours, daily teachings by Fr. Stan (who will also celebrate daily Mass), all breakfasts in Poland, and a welcome meal in each city, based on Double Occupancy, the Pilgrimage will cost $3650/person. Single supplement is $500. We also offer a Land Only package for $2750pp. Groups of 5 or more can receive a discounted rate.

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Pilgrimage Itinerary

+Order of events in each city is subject to change

Day 1

DEPARTURE: Sunday, October 28th. If departing from NY, meet with Fr. Stan and small group; Departure from JFK or LAX.

Day 2

ARRIVAL: Monday, October 29th. Arrival in Krakow; Transfer by Private mini- bus to Czestochowa; Holy Mass; Introduction/Pilgrimage Overview; Group Dinner (2 nights at the JPII Pilgrim House)+

Day 3

Tuesday, October 30th: Czestochowa. History of Poland Background on Blessed JPII; Holy Mass in the Black Madonna Chapel; Tour of the Jasna Gora Monastery; Blessed JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own+

Day 4

Wednesday, October 31st: Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Learn About St. Maximilian Kolbe, the Saint from Auschwitz; Pray at the Cell of St. Maximilian Kolbe; Holy Mass at the Sanctuary of Victorious Love; Blessed JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Group Dinner in Krakow (6 night stay)+

Day 5

Thursday, November 1st: Wadowice & Kalawaria - Full Day Excursion. Wadowice - Tour Blessed JPll's Childhood Town and Roots; Kalawaria Zebrydowska, the Most Beloved of Blessed JPll's Marian Shrines; Holy Mass in the 17th Century Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels; Blessed JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow+

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JPII Statue at Kalwaria 2010 near Krakow 

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Tomb of St. Francis in Assisi 2011

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Poland-Rome Pilgrimage Group 2010

Day 6

Friday, November 2nd: Krakow. Holy Mass; Visit the Wawel Royal Cathedral; Blessed JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Walking Tour of Krakow - "In the Footsteps of Blessed JPII:" Visit the Old Town Square; St. Mary's Church; the Cloth Hall; Jagiellonian University; the Palace of the Archbishops where Saint John Paul II lived when he was the Bishop and Archbishop of Krakow; the Franciscan Church where the Pope often came to pray. Continue to St. Stanislav Kostka in Debniki where the Pope celebrated his first Mass; a house on Tyniecka Street (outside) where Saint JPll lived; the church of Saint Florian where he worked with students; the Rakowice cemetery to the tomb of Saint JPll's parents; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow+

Day 7

Saturday, November 3rd: Lagiewniki. Divine Mercy Shrine; Visit the Convent's Chapel and the Tomb of St. Faustina; Divine Mercy Chaplet with the Sisters; Holy Mass; Private Devotion; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow+

Day 8

Sunday, November 4th: Nowa Huta & Visit the Church of the Ark. Holy Mass ; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow+

Day 9

Monday, November 5th: Day on own in Krakow. Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Krakow+

Day 10

Tuesday, November 6th: Flight to Rome. Holy Mass; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Group Dinner (4 nights in Rome)+

Day 11

Wednesday, November 7th: Rome. Holy Mass; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Rome; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Rome+

Day 12

Thursday, November 8th: Rome. Holy Mass in Vatican Basilica; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Optional Walking Tour of Rome; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Rome+

Day 13

Friday, November 9th: Rome or Assisi. Holy Mass in Vatican “Grotte” in Polish Chapel; Optional Day Trip to Assisi; Saint JPII Teaching by Fr. Stan; Dinner on Own; Overnight in Rome+

Day 14

Saturday, November 10th: DEPARTURE via Fiumicino Airport+

+Land Only Pilgrimage participants are responsible for meeting up with the Full Pilgrimage group at designated locations/times adhering to the group schedule and will be responsible for their return airport transfer. We cannot wait on flights, transfers or any unexpected delays nor provide separate airport transfers.