Come travel with us to Italy Oct. 16-27, 2019
to follow the Way of St. Francis & St. Clare of Assisi.
Our tour coordinator is Bret Thoman, OFS, a Francis & Clare scholar and a specialist in Franciscan pilgrimages. (See photos from prior pilgrimages & read testimonies here.) This pilgrimage will be conducted as a contemplative retreat on the move, not a group tour. It will be limited to 24 pilgrims. As of mid-March, we have only a handful of spaces remaining.
Departure: Oct. 16, 2019 – Charlotte, N.C. to Rome, Italy
In Rome, Assisi & Umbria region: Oct. 17-26
Return: Oct. 27 – Rome, Italy to Charlotte, N.C.
In addition to Rome and Assisi, pilgrims will visit: Siena, Laverna, Rieti Valley, The Marches, Loreto & others
Reserve Your Space Now with a $300 per pilgrim refundable fee
Pilgrimage cost: $3,700 per person (incl. airfare)* or $2,700 per person (airfare not incl.)
View our Powerpoint video about the trip HERE
(hit PLAY button; each slide will be visible for 9 seconds)
and download the full trip flier here.
Pilgrimage Leaders: Rob Field & Jane Hubbard
Rob Field and Jane Hubbard forged an alliance in early 2018 when they were co-leaders of the Center’s first pilgrimage to the Holy Land. They served with pilgrimage leader Tom Lewis, who led his ninth pilgrimage to Israel. Soon after they returned, Rob & Jane committed to leading the Center’s next pilgrimage. Rob is an Episcopal minister and founder of Center for Spiritual Wisdom. Jane is a Presbyterian lay leader and international consultant to corporations, non-profit organizations and churches. Rob and Jane look forward to leading this upcoming pilgrimage to the home of two of the greatest saints in history.