Your pilgrimage fee includes:
Day 1 ~ Tuesday, August 17
Depart Boston on board your overnight transatlantic jet flight to Dublin, arriving the following day. Enjoy a full meal service as well as in-flight entertainment such as movies, music, etc.
Day 2 ~ Wednesday, August 18
Your spiritual pilgrimage begins with your arrival in Dublin. Our first day will include Mass at St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral, an orientation walk through the best parts of Dublin, and an evening full of traditional Irish music, pub food, and of course, Guinness!
Day 3 ~ Thursday, August 19
After a full Irish breakfast, we will spend our second day in Dublin visiting some of the best sites in the city. After Mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Franciscan OFM), we will visit St. Patrick's Cathedral and Christ Church Cathedral (both Church of Ireland), Dublin Castle, and the Guinness Storehouse. We will end the evening with an optional pub crawl visiting some of the most iconic and oldest pubs in Dublin
Day 4 ~ Friday, August 20
We start this day with a gorgeous drive through the Wicklow Mountains National Park ending at our destination: Glendalough. Then we will board our bus and head west across the country to the breath-taking historic site of the Rock of Cashel. We will conclude our day with evening Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral in Killarney followed by dinner and our first overnight in Killarney.
Day 5 ~ Saturday, August 21
We will start with morning Mass at the Franciscan Friary (OFM) in Killarney before taking a day trip around the Ring of Kerry. We will return back to Killarney for dinner and a second overnight.
Day 6 ~ Sunday, August 22
We will depart Killarney for a visit to St. John's Cathedral in Limerick for Sunday Mass. Following Mass, we will visit the iconic Cliffs of Moher and O'Brien's Tower. We then travel the scenic coastal road towards Galway with its colorful streets and authentic pubs for music and dinner.
Day 7 ~ Monday, august 23
We start this morning with a visit to Galway Cathedral for a private Mass in their Blessed Sacrament Chapel. Following Mass, we will travel through the mountainous Connemara National Park to reach our destination of Kylemore Abbey with their romantic Victorian Walled Gardens and intimate Gothic Chapel. On our way back to Galway, we will take the scenic Connemara Loop making sure to take plenty of time to take in the vast beauty that is Connemara.
Day 8 ~ Tuesday, August 24
After breakfast, we will make our way to the famous Knock Shrine. After a spiritual morning at Knock (including Mass), we will travel up to Sligo for Lunch. After lunch, we will make our way to Derry for a free evening including an optional walking tour of the city and an overnight
Day 9 ~ Wednesday, August 25
After Mass at the breathtaking St. Columba’s Church (Long Tower), we will make our way to the Catholic seat of Ireland: St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh. Following our visit to the Cathedral, we will make our way to Downpatrick where we will visit the St. Patrick Centre. While there, we will have the opportunity and privilege to visit and pray at the graves of St. Patrick, St. Brigid, and St. Columcille. After a full day, we will board the bus to make our way back down to Dublin for our last night in Ireland
DAY 10 ~ Thursday, AUGUST 26
With vivid memories of Ireland, we will transfer to the airport and board the return flight back to Boston, arriving the same day
Registration & Payment
PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of spots available. Please register as soon as possible to secure your spot.
The total fee is $3,400 per person/double occupancy.
There is a small number of single rooms available for an extra cost of $700, totaling in a total fee in $4,100.
Your reservation is secured only with receipt of your $500 deposit. Deposits are due 7 days after registration.
Payment should be made by check and mailed to:
St. Charles Catholic Pilgrimages
1257 Fagins Run Road
New Richmond, Ohio 45157
We also accept Credit/Debit card payments (4% service fee). If you wish to pay with a card, we will send you an invoice via email with detailed instructions on how to pay through PayPal.
There is no deadline to register, but please don't delay, the limited spots are expected to fill up fast.
The final payment of $2,900 is due May 16, 2021.