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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. 
Monday, 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, check into the hotel. Free time this afternoon and evening.

Monday, June 3, 2024
Breakfast, morning visit to Ignatian sites, including the Gesu’, San Ignazio, brief visit to Santa Maria Maggiore. Late afternoon visit to Jesuit Curia and rooftop refreshments. Evening free (dinner on our own).
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Breakfast, morning visit to San Andrea al Quirinale. Continue to the rooms of St. Ignatius for farewell liturgy. Lunch on our own in the area around St. Peter's. Farewell dinner this evening. Overnight in Rome. 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Breakfast, transfer to airport for return to the U.S.