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Pilgrimage to MEDJUGORJE
and Rome
With fr. James Williams

November 7-17, 2022

Medjugorje, located in Bosnia & Herzegovina, is the site of the 1981 Marian Apparitions. On June 24th 1981 Six children witnessed the Blessed Virgin Mary on what is now known as Apparition Hill. The apparition had a message of peace for the world, as well as a call to conversion, prayer and fasting. She appeared to them with an infant in their arms and confided ten secrets to the children. The children, now adults, some of them which continue to see her every day.

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Rev. James Williams, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church since 2013. Born in Pueblo, he is the youngest of ten children. The family moved to Colorado Springs when he was nine-years-old.

He grew up attending public schools. His first Catholic school experience was Conception Seminary near St. Joseph, Missouri. After graduating he went on to study at North American College in Rome and the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome.

He has Bachelor’s degrees in psychology and theology and a Master’s Degree in Spirituality. He was ordained a deacon at St. Peter’s in Rome on Oct. 3, 1996 and ordained a priest on August 2, 1997 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Colorado Springs.

Package price

$2.399,00
(Based on double occupancy)

$220 
(extra for single supplement)

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What is included

  • Airfare round trip from your desired airport

  • All airport taxes & fuel surcharges

  • 6 nights in Medjugorje at 4* Hotel 

  • Breakfast and Dinner daily

  • wine served with dinner or lunch daily (Half Board)

  • Assistance of licensed local guide 

  • Assistance of Tour director Josip Elez - Read more

  • Transfers as per itinerary accompanied by a guide

  • Sightseeing and admission fees as per itinerary

  • Daily Holy Mass

  • Spiritual activities

  • Visit community Cenacolo

  • Visit Mother's Village

  • Attend daily Evening program and talks

  • Meeting with visionaries (Pending availability)

  • Climb Cross mountain and Apparition Hill

  • Full religious programme operated by 81 Tours

  • Excursions to the places agreed by spiritual guide (Fr. James Williams)

  • 81 Tours backpack & portfolio of all travel documents

What is not included

  • lunches, tips, travel insurance

  • items of a personal nature.

Add-on Rome

$1.499,00
(Based on double occupancy)

$220 
(extra for single supplement)

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Some of activities in Medjugorje

  • Climb Apparition Hill: This mountainous hill is where the visionaries first encountered Our Lady. Also, at the base of this hill is a Blue Cross, where it is said Our Lady appeared to the children while they hid from the communist police in the early days of the apparitions. When climbing, group is invited to recite the Rosary, pausing five times for each decade of the Rosary. At the top of the hill, you will enjoy private time in prayer.

  • Climb Mt. Krizevac (Cross Mountain): In 1933, the villagers built a 30’ high cross atop a mountain to commemorate Jesus’ passion and death on the cross. When climbing,group is invited to pray the Stations of the Cross pausing fifteen times for each Station.

  • Apparitions: Each evening at 6PM (summer time) group will join the villagers and fellow pilgrims of Medjugorje in saying the Rosary as all anxiously await the arrival of Our Lady to the visionaries. Following the apparition, at 6:40PM. Following the International Mass, there is a Blessing of the Sick

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Our Lady has always called us to be close to her Son. For this, you will have the opportunity to adore the Blessed Sacrament at the outside altar of St. James Church or inside of the St. James church. Adoration is held on Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays; Veneration of the Cross is held on Fridays. Additionally, there is an Adoration Chapel on the grounds of St. James Church. Adoration is held here in the afternoon hours.

  • Meetings with the Visionaries: Pending their availability

  • Prayer at the Statue of the Risen Christ: Located on the grounds of St. James Church, is the bronze statue of the Risen Christ. Many pilgrims sit and pray on the benches surrounding this peaceful statue.

Add - on Rome
November 14-17, 2022

What is included

  • Airfare to Rome 

  • All airport taxes & fuel surcharges

  • 3 nights in Rome at modern Hotel 

  • Breakfast and Dinner daily

  • Assistance of licensed guide 

  • Assistance of Tour director Josip Elez - Read more

  • Transfers as per itinerary 

  • Sightseeing and admission fees as per itinerary

  • Daily Holy Mass

  • Spiritual activities

  • Visit Baroque Rome - Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Navona Square, and the Pantheon

  • Guided tour of the Vatican Museums / Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

  • Guided tour of necropolis beneath St. Peter's Basilica

  • Guided tour of the Basilicas of St. Paoul Outside the Walls, St. John Lateran, Holy Cross, and St. Mary Major

  • Full religious programme operated by 81 Tours

  • Excursions to the places agreed by spiritual guide (Fr. James Williams)

  • 81 Tours backpack & portfolio of all travel documents

What is not included

  • lunches, tips, travel insurance

  • items of a personal nature.

Add-on Rome

$1.499,00
(Based on double occupancy)

$220 
(extra for single supplement)

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Medjugorje

Medjugorje, located in Bosnia & Herzegovina, is the site of the 1981 Marian Apparitions. On June 24th 1981 Six children witnessed the Blessed Virgin Mary on what is now known as Apparition Hill. The apparition had a message of peace for the world, as well as a call to conversion, prayer and fasting. She appeared to them with an infant in their arms and confided ten secrets to the children. The children, now adults, some of them which continue to see her every day.

Let us invite you on a journey to HEAVEN ON EARTH...

Medjugorje

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Kimberly Pacis

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Daria Anderson

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