Spiritual Director: Fr. Hampton Davis
Dates: April 7-12, 2022
Take a journey to Mexico City, Mexico, to see sites significant to the apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe to St. Juan Diego.
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“I desire a church in this place where your people may experience my compassion. All those who sincerely ask my help in their work and in their sorrows will know my Mother’s Heart in this place.”
– Our Lady of Guadalupe
to St. Juan Diego
DAY 1: TRAVEL TO MEXICO CITY
Upon arrival, you will have a welcome dinner at your hotel. Visit the Church of the Holy Family, where we will celebrate Mass and venerate the relics of Blessed Miguel Pro. Fr. Pro was martyred during the Cristo Rey era at the beginning of the 20th century. Ovenight in Mexico City
DAY 2: MEXICO CITY
After breakfast, visit the site of the Fifth Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe at Tulpetlac in the Church of Healing. Following lunch, go to San Juan Teotihuacan, the most popular archeological area in Mexico. There, see the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, the oldest structures in the region. Dinner and overnight in Mexico City.
DAY 3: MEXICO CITY
After breakfast, attend Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Next, tour the Basilica, where the Tilma of Juan Diego is located and stroll the grounds. Visit the hilltop Chapel of Tepeyac, where the history of Our Lady’s appearance in Guadalupe will be told. Also attend the world famous Folklore Ballet at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. Dinner and overnight in Mexico City.
DAY 4: PUEBLA & MEXICO CITY
Enjoy an excursion to Puebla to visit the Cathedral, which began construction in 1575. After a delay between 1626 and 1640, it was completed in 1648. Visit the Church of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Dominic’s Church. Celebrate Mass at La Capilla del Rosario, the Gold Chapel. Dinner and overnight in Mexico City.
DAY 5: MEXICO CITY
After breakfast, celebrate Mass at the Basilica of Guadalupe. Take the opportunity to visit the museum, spend time in prayer and enjoy favorite spots on the property. Attend a farewell banquet. Overnight in Mexico City.
DAY 6: TRAVEL TO USA
Depart for the USA.