6-Day USA Pilgrimage | American Saints & East Coast Shrines
Washington, D.C. | Emmetsburg | Philadelphia | New York
All Masses are subject to confirmation. This itinerary can be customized or modified to include additional opportunities for prayer, reflection, and devotions.
- Day 1 | Arrive in Washington, D.C.
- Orientation tour of our nation’s capital. Celebrate Mass at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America.
- Day 2 | National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception | Emmetsburg | Philadelphia
- Guided visit of the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the foremost Marian Shrine in the country. Celebrate Mass at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. After Mass, depart Washington D.C. for the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmetsburg. Late afternoon, continue to Philadelphia.
- Day 3 | Shrine of St. John Neumann | City of Brotherly Love
- Visits include the National Shrine of St. John Neumann, Old St. Joseph’s Church, Old St. Mary’s Church, Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, and the Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. Celebrate Mass at the National Shrine of St. John Neumann.
- Day 4 | Shrine of St. Katherine Drexel | Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa
- Depart Philadelphia for Bensalem, PA to visit the National Shrine of St. Katherine Drexel, Foundress of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. This afternoon, continue to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, PA. Late afternoon, continue to NYC. Sunday Mass at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa.
- Day 5 | Saints on the Streets of New York
- Visit the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in lower Manhattan. Orientation tour (by coach), passing by the Church of St. Peter, where St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was received into the Catholic Church. Visit Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the newly restored St. Patrick’s Cathedral, America’s Parish Church. Attend scheduled Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
- Day 6 | Upper Manhattan | Return Home
- Celebrate Mass at St. Frances X. Cabrini Shrine in NYC. Retreat or day of prayer at the shrine may be arranged. Return home.