Pope John Paul II Canonization --FULL---

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CanonizationSpecial Announcement: Bishop Vann and Fr. Christopher Smith from the Diocese of Orange CA will be joining us on this pilgrimage.

Call Suzanne at 1-800-727-1999x121 to ask questions or to register.

Our pilgrims will have an opportunity to meet privately with Saint Gianna Molla's daughter, Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla. Did you know that St. Gianna was the last saint Pope John Paul II canonized? Dr. Molla is the daughter she was pregnant with when she heroically gave her life.

Footprints of God pilgrimages are not the cheapest, but they are the best. Our group will be staying less than one mile from St. Peter's Square at the beautiful Cicerone Hotel. We focus on providing an exceptional experience; we include all the little details that others may not, like all tips for drivers, guides and hotels and included meals.

Pilgrimage Details

Location: Rome for the Canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII
Pilgrimage Date: 24-Apr-201401-May-2014
Price Per Person:
* See brochure for complete details.

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Just like our incredible pilgrimage to JP2's Beatification we are putting together a unique itinerary around the Canonization that no other group will have. We are lining up special guests and special places to make this an experience of a lifetime.


• Roundtrip airfare from New York (JFK or EWR) to Rome including fuel surcharges and government imposed fees of $550 as of 09/12/13; final amount subject to change

• Full accommodations as follows: six (6) nights at four star hotel in Rome

• Breakfast and dinner daily

• Roundtrip airport transfers in Rome and luxury coach for all touring

• Hosted by Steve and Janet Ray, through April 27

• USA Tour Escort, Olivia Franklin, and Italian Tour Escort will host after April 27

• Presentation by Dr. Molla on April 30th

• Catholic tour guide for local tours

• Private Masses in holy sites

• All tips included: for escort, guides, drivers, hotel staff, dinners, etc.

• All local taxes, porter tips and fees are included

*If you signed up for a guaranteed spot on this trip please mention that when you register. Teresa Tomeo and our professional english-speaking local guides will serve for the entire pilgrimage, Steve Ray will be joining this pilgrimage through the day of the Canonization only. Meeting Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla was arranged by John Hale, President of Corporate Travel Service. Of course we cannot guarantee it with 100% certainty because we don't plan for acts of God or illness, but it is on her official schedule.

A look back at the Beatification of JP2 in 2011.

This pilgrimage to the Beatification of Pope John Paul II was like no other trip to Rome. Our schedule was overflowing with opportunities that most people only dream of. Click here to see some the amazing people we met on the trip.

Feedback from the Pilgrims

Please share your photo albums with us. Email a link to footprintsofgod@gmail.com

Picasa Album from Elizabeth Lowry 4/28, 4/29, 4/30, 5/01, 5/02a, 5/02b, 5/03

Lorrain's Slideshow

Very nice Letter from Merita

Note from Felix Marquez: "What a wonderful pilgrimage this has been.  May we ever be thankful for the blessings we have received, and may we continue to pray for each other.  God bless all."
Below are the links for Ave Maria Radio archives of shows recorded during this trip
May 2nd Segment 1: the first hour has her interview with Steve (with our cheering) & the second hour has Hector.
May 5th Segment 2: in the first hour Teresa reports on her experience on this pilgrimage. 

Note from Thomas Govern: "Just a few comments on the Rome pilgrimage and the experience.  As usual, the overall experience was outstanding. Good people, good times, blessed experiences, arrange by a great travel agency and led by the premier faith sharing couple has to end up great. One of the very special things about your pilgrimages is spending time with people who think alike.  I don't know how you would work that into your marketing materials but it is very real and not an accident.  Perhaps it is because of your reputation...Anyway, I enjoyed it very much. Keep up the good work. Your energy is contagious."

Youtube Videos of the beatification pilgrimage

Meeting the Karol Wojtyla's classmate

Meeting the Pope's Biographer, George Weigel. 

The experiences of the pilgrims during the Beatification

Presentation by Author of The Face of Christ, Paul Badde

Comments from the pilgrims.

Pilgrimage Travel Map

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