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Pilgrimage Itinerary

May 26-June 5, 2024

Sunday, May 26, 2024
Depart Boston for Bilbao. 
Monday, May 27, 2024
Arrival Bilbao.  Walking tour near Guggenhein, visit the Casco Viejo, light lunch at a café, and then continue to Azpeitia. Dinner and overnight in Azpeitia. 
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Breakfast. Travel to Loyola, visit Loyola Castle and celebrate Mass at the Conversion Chapel, lunch at a restaurant in Azpeitia near the shrine, continue with a visit to the parish Church of St. Sebastian, the hospital where Ignatius lived, and Our Lady of Olatz (all Ignatian sites). Dinner/overnight in  Onati. 
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Breakfast, travel to  Xavier (lunch on our own), visit the Castle. Dinner/overnight in Xavier. 
Thursday, May 30, 2024
Breakfast, travel to  Montserrat. En route, visit the Cave of St. Ignatius at Manresa for Mass. Dinner/overnight at Montserrat. 
Friday, May 31, 2024
Breakfast, full day at Montserrat (lunch on our own). Dinner/overnight  Montserrat. 
Saturday, June 1, 2024
Breakfast, travel to Barcelona, visit the Gothic Quarter, including Santa Maria del Mar and places where Ignatius lived (lunch on our own), visit Sagrada Familia. Dinner/overnight in Barcelona.

Sunday, June 2, 2024
Breakfast, transfer to Barcelona airport for flight to  Rome. On arrival, visit St. Paul Outside the Walls; lunch at Cecilia Metella restaurant; continue to the city to check into the hotel; opportunity for Mass late afternoon; free time this afternoon and evening.

Monday, June 3, 2024
Breakfast, morning visit to Ignatian sites, including the Gesù and San Ignazio; brief visit to Santa Maria Maggiore; afternoon and evening free (dinner on your own).

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Breakfast, morning visit to Jesuit Refugee Service at the Jesuit Curia. Lunch and early afternoon on your own; mid-afternoon visit to San Andrea al Quirinale before our closing Mass at the rooms of St. Ignatius and closing dinner.  Overnight in Rome.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Breakfast, transfer to airport for return to the U.S.