RELIGIOUS TRAVEL INTERNATIONAL (RTI) provides unforgettable journeys for those inspired to visit sacred sites in search of a pilgrimage experience. We believe that each pilgrim is accompanied by God's grace on the pilgrimage journey. Whether it is a change in the way one looks at everyday life or a new spiritual insight gained, there will always be rewards along the way. Pilgrimage travel is like no other. It reminds us of our sacred purpose - to grow closer to God. RTI considers it a great privilege to share in your journeys to nourish the soul. Plan or join a pilgrimage today!
Paul VI Catholic High School Pilgrimage to FranceApril 1 - 9, 2018
Travel with Reverend Stephen Schultz and students of Paul VI Catholic High School to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, where the Virgin Mary appeared as the Immaculate Conception to St. Bernadette in 1858. Pilgrims will have the opportunity to deepen their relationships with Our Blessed Mother as they pray at the grotto of the apparitions, visit the places where St. Bernadette lived and participate in the candlelight procession with Catholics from around the world. Other highlights of the pilgrimage will include visits to the historic medieval city of Carcassonne; the Papal Palace in Avignon; the Basilica of Fourviere, located on "the hill that prays" in Lyon; the Shrine of St. John Vianney, who was proclaimed patron saint of priests by the Church in 2010; and Annecy, where you will visit sites connected with St. Francis de Sales, who became noted for his deep faith, his gentle approach to religious divisions resulting from the Protestant Reformation and for his writings on the topic of spiritual formation. In his "Treatise on the Love of God", Francis wrote, "The measure of love is to love without measure," a precept which he consistently taught and lived.Click here for more information or to register for the Paul VI Catholic High School pilgrimage to France.
St. Thomas More Catholic Parish Invites you on a Marian PilgrimageJuly 11- 20, 2017
Join Father Greg Lesher, Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas More Catholic Parish, and Joanne Holt, Director of Marriage and Family Life, as you celebrate the 100th anniversary of our Blessed Mother's appearances to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. Here Mary called for fidelity to prayer and penance, and devotion to her Immaculate Heart. Also visit Lourdes, where in 1858,the Immaculate Conception appeared 18 times to Berna-dette Soubirous, a young girl of fourteen, with messages about prayer, joy, gratitude, suffering, penitence and conversion. As you travel between Lourdes and Fatima, visit other sacred sights as well - including Santiago de Compostela, whose cathedral holds relics of St. James the Apostle; Loyola, birthplace of St. Ignatius; Montserrat, where you can view an image of the Madonna said to have been carved by St. Luke; and La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece in Barcelona.Click here for more information or to register for the pilgrimage to Portugal, Spain and France.
A Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of CatholicsWho Built the Faith in AmericaSept. 12 - 22, 2017
Join Father Javier Nieva, DCJM, on a pilgrimage to discover the unique role American Catholicism has had on the history of the United States. You will come to know St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, who spent her life in service as a wife, mother and educator; St. Kateri Tekawitha, an Algonquin-Mohawk laywoman, who converted to Catholicism and is known for her virtue of chastity; St. Isaac Jogues, a Jesuit missionary who sacrificed his life for the Christianization of North American Indians; St. John Neumann, the bishop of Philadelphia, who was the first to organize a diocesan Catholic school system; St. Katharine Drexel, who dedicated herself to God through service to Native Americans and African Americans; and John Carroll, America’s first bishop and archbishop. Visit national Catholic shrines and historical sites in the Northeast — and enjoy beautiful fall scenery too!Click here for more information or to register for the Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of Catholics Who Built the Faith in America.Click here for more information or to register for the pilgrimage in the footsteps of Catholics who built the faith in America.
Come to the World Meeting of Families in Dublin!Dublin, Ireland, has been chosen by Pope Francis to host the next World Meeting of Families, August 22-26, 2018. Started by Saint John Paul II, and held every three years, this major world event celebrates family as the cornerstone of our lives, and the fundamental building block of society and the Church. Pope Francis chose “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World” as the theme for this major pastoral celebration. Attend this important event and also take in Ireland's historic pilgrimage sites. Enjoy welcoming people, merry pubs and beautiful scenery too!
Contact RTI with All Your Pilgrimage Needs!Email: JohnM@rtijourneys.comTel: 303-563-6255 or 303-563-6261
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