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Pilgrimage Opportunities


St. Michael's Israel Pilgrimage - October 14-28, 2019 
Join the Rev. Jeunee Godsey and St. Michael’s, Bon Air, parishioners for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in October! This active 15-day trip will visit early Christian sites around Jerusalem, the Sea of Galilee and Nazareth and enjoy guest lectures on contemporary issues. The tour Guide will be Iyad Qumri, a Palestine Christian and Canon in the Diocese of Los Angeles.  Accommodations will be at St. George’s Guest House and the Sisters of Nazareth. Cost will be approximately $4300 all inclusive, including: tour; airfare; ground transportation; room and meals. Space is limited. Please contact Ann Cronan, trip coordinator, to sign up or if you have questions - cell: 804-539-5041, home : 804-639-1005.

Imperial Oberammergau - July 4-13, 2020 - Trip is FULL
Enjoy a day in Oberammergau at the Passion Play as well as travel to Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, and Munich/Bavaria. Children are welcome on this tour, and there are places planned that everyone will enjoy. There are five spots open on this tour. Cost is $4000/per person, double occupancy and includes airfare. The first $200 deposit is due now and the second one will be due February 1. To make your reservation, or for more information, contact Nellwyn Beamon at Ascension, Norfolk, 757-423-6715 or nadezhda@quixnet.net. Click here for tour brochure.

Oberammergau Passion Play & Italy - August 17-28, 2020 
Every 10 years since 1634, the most famous Passion Play in the world has taken place at Oberammergau in Germany. You are invited to experience this ancient, historic Passion Play and the village of Oberammergau with the Rev. Travis Greenman and her husband, Hal, August 17-28, 2020. Following the play, enrich your minds and hearts traveling through the Alps to visit Assisi, Florence, and Rome. You are invited to join this exciting spiritual pilgrimage. Click here for the trip brochure. 

Holy Land Pilgrimage with Bishop Magness to be re-scheduled 
The Holy Land Pilgrimage led by Bishop Magness that was planned for March 7-18, 2019 has been suspended, with plans to re-schedule early in 2020.


Last Published: January 29, 2019 7:58 AM