Church Pilgrimage to Assisi, St Rita, Sienna, Saint Veronica Giuliani
11th – 15th June 2017
On Sunday 11th June, 2017 with Ryanair at 7:30am form Stanstead airport, Flight 4952. Arrival at Perugia airport at 11:05am.
On Thursday, 15th, 2017, with Ryanair at 11:30am from Perugia airport, Flight 4953. Arrival at Stanstead airport at 13:00.
Accommodation in Assisi:
The Convent of Santa Brigida, Via Moiano 106981 Assisi. **hostel. www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CWq05W6Z5s
Food: Monday: Lunch & dinner. Tuesday: Breakfast + dinner. Wednesday: breakfast + dinner
Sunday 11th June: Departure to Perugia airport, and then to Santa Brigida in Assisi. Mass 12pm. Lunch 1pm. Visit to Basilica at 2pm and walk inside the Old City. Visit at 5pm to San Damiano. Dinner at 7pm. A short meeting after dinner to discuss some details of our pilgrimage.
Monday 12th June: Visit to St Rita (Cascia and Roccaporena) at 8:30am. Return at 5:30pm. Dinner at 7pm. Free evening in the Old City of Assisi.
Tuesday 13th June (feast of St Anthony of Padova): Departure to Sienna at 8:30am with one stop for toilets. Mass at 11am at St Catherine’s Basilica. Visit to the Cathedral at 1pm. Free lunch at 2pm and tour in the Old City. Departure to Assisi at 4:30pm with one stop for toilets. Dinner at 7pm. Free evening in the Old City of Assisi.
Wednesday 14th June: Departure at 8:30am to Città di Castello to visit the convent of Saint Veronica Giuliani. Arrival around 9:30am and mass at 10am. Departure at 12pm to Gubbio to visit the Basilica and free lunch. Departure at 3pm to Assisi to visit S. Maria di Angeli. Departure at 5pm to Eremo delle Carceri. Return to S. Brigida convent at 6pm. Dinner at 7pm. Discussion and spiritual instructions at 8pm.
Thursday 15th June: Departure from Assisi at 8:30am to Perugia airport.
Costs: Including half-board accommodation, coach (lunches are not included), priest’s air-ticket & accommodation, and secretarial work:
Two or three people in a shared room: £450 each person without the air-ticket.
One person in a single room: £550 without the air-ticket.
You should buy the space of your hold baggage with your ticket, and you are allowed to take one suitcase of 20kg to be carried in the aircraft’s hold if you book the ticket called Leisure Plus. Hand baggage should be maximum 10 kilos.
Air-Ticket: Please, book your air-ticket now with Ryanair www.ryanair.com from Stanstead to Perugia (Italy). There is one flight daily, except on Saturday. You can also call Ryanair on 08712770709 to assist you in the booking of your air-ticket.
Please send a cheque for £450 or £550 before the end of May 2017, and your payment covers only the half-board accommodation, the coach, and the expenses of the priest with his secretarial work.
Cheque should be made payable to Fr. Shafiq Abouzayd, and send it to 46 Sunderland Avenue, Oxford OX2 8DU. Tel: 01865-514041 Mobile: 07977-495150
From the Parish Priest: Father Shafiq Abouzayd, 46 Sunderland Avenue, Oxford OX2 8DU. Tel: 01865-514041 Fax: 01865-516824 Mobile: 07977-495150 Email: [email protected]