Pilgrimage Lisbon to Garabandal 2019
Pilgrimage way ...
LISBOA(PARTIDA) - SANTARÉM - FÁTIMA - ALBA DE TORMES - ÁVILA -BURGOS ZARAGOZA - LOURDES - LOYOLA - LÍMPIAS - GARABANDAL - POTES - COVADONGA OVIEDO - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - PONTEVEDRA - BALAZAR - PORTO( CHEGADA).
Departure from Lisbon: 09:00 am, 11 July 2019, Lisbon airport( Portugal).
End: 19:00 hours, July 22, 2019, Porto( Portugal). With free transfer to Lisbon for those who wish to.
Daily itinerary of the pilgrimage ...
We will begin our pilgrimage in the Church of Santo António de Lisboa, where the saint was born and where one of his relics is located and where we will participate in our first daily Mass. We will make a special intercession request to Saint Anthony to bless our pilgrimage. After leaving Lisbon, we will travel to the city of Santarém, one of the main cities of Portugal linked to the beginning of the Christian era during the time of conquest of the city by the King of Portugal that was then occupied by the Muslims.
After lunch in this city, we will visit the Church of the Most Holy Miracle, where there is one of the oldest Eucharistic relics in the world. In this beautiful church we will have the opportunity to worship and see the relic personally. An unforgettable moment! After the visit, we will leave for Fatima. After lodging at the hotel and dinner, we will make a first visit to the chapel of the apparitions and visit to the whole enclosure of the Sanctuary.
12 and 13 of July - Fátima
From 11 to 13 July, we will remain in Fatima. During this time in Fatima, we will visit the various places of apparitions, the Angel and Our Lady, and we will explain in detail the whole context of history. We will carry out a via-sacra in the "Valinhos" in order to live in a deeper way the message of Fatima. We will take advantage of the fact that we are in Fatima from July 12 to July 13 to participate in the official ceremonies of the apparition of the 13th of July, where we will participate in the prayers of the Holy Third, Holy Mass and procession of candles. We will also visit the house of the little shepherds..
On the 13th, after lunch at the hotel, we will leave for Salamanca, where we will be accommodated. After dinner at the hotel, we will make a visit to the center of this beautiful Spanish city, which is next to the Portuguese border. This is one of the oldest cities in Europe, with many Churches and the oldest University of Europe.
14 de July -Alba de Tormes, Ávila
in the morning, after breakfast at the hotel in Salamanca, we will leave until Alba de Tormes, which is 25 km from Salamanca, to visit the Church of Santa Tereza Dávila with its intact Heart and visit the Convent Museum, rich in history . We will also visit the place where Santa Teresa passed away. After this visit, we will go to the hotel where we will have lunch. After lunch, we will continue our trip to the city where Santa Tereza D'Avila, Doctor of the Church and Carmelite was born. In this city, we will visit the Convent of Santa Tereza and we will make a special request to Santa Tereza. We will also make a short walk through the beautiful city of the walls.
After the visit to this beautiful Spanish city, we will continue our journey to the city of Burgos. After dinner, we will make a short visit to the center of Burgos.
15 of July - Burgos and Zaragoza
n the early morning, after breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the great and famous Cathedral of Burgos, the first Gothic Cathedral of the Iberian Peninsula and its beautiful area consisting of the Golden Staircase, the Crucero and the Cimborrio, the Trascoro, the Chapel of Santa Tecla .... At 9.00 in the morning we will participate in the Laudes and Slaughter Chapter Mass.
Afterwards, we will leave for Zaragoza, the city where the first Mariano Temple of the World was built, with Our Lady still alive, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar. Upon arriving in this town, after lunch at a local restaurant, we will visit this beautiful Cathedral where we will have the opportunity to visit and to kiss and contemplate the relic del Pilar, the stone where Our Lady appeared to the apostle S. Tiago.
After this stop in Zaragoza we will leave for Lourdes (France). Upon arriving in Lourdes and after dinner at the hotel, we will visit the cave site where Our Lady appeared to Bernadete. We will remain in silence and worship for a while ..
15-17 of July - Lourdes
In the early morning, after breakfast at the hotel, we will follow the path of the Via Sacra, an unforgettable path of meditation on the Passion of Christ and later on we will see the Holy Mass (Old Basilica of Our Lady of Lourdes). In the afternoon after lunch, we will make a short visit to the main sites of Lourdes, we will watch the film about the history of Lourdes, we will participate in the Holy Rosary and the Luminous Procession. Pilgrims who so desire, may also participate in the Miracle bath in the Swimming Pools of Lourdes.
On the morning of July 17th, after breakfast, we will leave early for Garabandal. Until then, we'll pass Loyola and Límpias.
17 of July -Loyola and Límpias
When we reach Loyola, we will visit the Sanctuary of Loyola and its historical museum where we will learn more about the history of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits. We will visit the place where Father Andreu, a Jesuit priest who is linked to the story of the apparitions of Our Lady in Garabandal, is buried.
After lunch, we will leave for Límpias, to visit its famous Church where great Miracles occurred with the image of the face of Christ in agony. The image of Jesus Christ is impressive and it was this same image that has moved its eyes and mouth on several occasions to laymen and priests over the last century. It is a place of pilgrimage in Spain.
After this stop, we will go to Garabandal.
17 a 20 de Julho - Garabandal, Liebana, Covadonga e Oviedo
During our stay in Garabandal, we will visit the main places where the apparitions took place (where the Angel S. Miguel first appeared, the first apparition of Our Lady, the "pins", one of the most important places of these events and where in the future there will be the Miracle of Garabandal.We will speak with witnesses of the events, such as Mr. David, Maximina who is Aunt Godmother of Conchita.We will participate in the Mass and third every day.We will make the way to Rosario, a path with more than 2 hours of travel , climbing the mountain and contemplating the mysteries of the Rosary.We will perform at the beginning of the night, a cantata to Nossa Senhora do Carmo de Garabandal, in the "pins" that is at the top of the mountain overlooking the village.
During the time we are in Garabandal, we will take a day to visit the Sanctuary of Covadonga and Santo Turíbio de Liebana, a Franciscan monastery that holds the largest piece of the Lignum Crucis, a piece on the right side of the cross where Jesus Christ was crucified. It is one of the largest relics in the world still extant. The purpose of the retreat is to internalize the word and the message of Garabandal, with moments of interiozation, prayer, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. It will be a wonderful experience and you will never forget it. On July 18, the anniversary of the Host's Miracle, which took place on July 18, 1962, was commemorated when Conchita received from the Angel the wafer in the form of light and was miraculously visible to all the people present. We will participate in Adoration to the Blessed Sacrament on Thursday, July 19, where we will put all our private intentions to Our Lady of Carmel de Garabandal. These requests are placed on the altar during the time of the Eucharistic Adoration.
On July 20 in the morning, we will go to Oviedo to contemplate part of the Shroud of Jesus Christ (Shroud that covered the face of Jesus when he was buried), one of the greatest relics of Our Lord Jesus Christ ..
20 to 22 of July - Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra and Balazar.
On July 22, in the morning, we will leave for Pontevedra, a place associated forever with the message of Fatima, because it was here that Sister Lucy had visions of Our Lady and the Child Jesus and where Sister Lucy received the devotion of the first Saturdays.
After leaving Santiago de Compostela, the pilgrimage continues towards the village of Balazar, where we will visit the Sanctuary of Balazar, where the Blessed Alexandrina lived and experienced in a very profound way the Passion of Christ. Blessed Alexandrina nourished herself for only 13 years in the Sacred Host. An unforgettable place that leaves no one indifferent.
We will visit the local Church where the Beata rests, and her home museum, where she lived her life of holiness. Balazar, will be the place where we will finish our pilgrimage. After our visit, the bus will continue to Porto and Lisbon to leave the pilgrims in their respective places.
What is included in the price per person
Transport and transfers
This includes bus transportation during the pilgrimage and transfers between hotel / Airport and Airport / hotel on the 22nd of July.
Flights to Lisbon and returns are not included. Each pilgrim is responsible for taking your flight tickets
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included in the hotels throughout the pilgrimage journey. Lunches to be held between destinations are also included in the price per person. Water and wine are included in the meals.
Not included, but the Apostolate of Garabandal offers the value of one individual entrie in one of the museums of the Pilgrimage program.
The pilgrimage is organized by the apostolate itself and with people who know the route and history of all the places to visit on the pilgrimage. In the pilgrimage, in addition to the visit to the places, it is important for us to strengthen and deepen the Catholic faith. Therefore the guide (layman or priest) will be based on the teachings of the Catholic, Apostolic and Roman Church.
Guide available in english language.
As is customary in our pilgrimages, each day of the week will be assured the daily Holy Mass and daily prayers.
We will provide free time for people to make confessions and personal promises made to the saints of the places we go, especially in Fatima, Lourdes.
Each pilgrim will be offered an individual badge with name and country registration. There will also be a notebook with the daily pilgrimage program, small songs, prayers, etc.
Our bus to our pilgrimage...
-Comfortable and spacious places
The range of hotels are four stars or three stars superior.
The location of hotels is also for us a very important factor, so all our hotels are located next to the main places to visit.
The list of hotels will be available to each pilgrim, as soon as the registration deadline ends, March 31.
Prices per person
The prices per person are presented in euros and are only for the terrestrial pilgrimage by bus, departing from Lisbon (Portugal) and ending in Oporto( Portugal) on the 22 July (with transfer included Lisbon-Porto for those who wish ). The flight tickets are the responsibility of each pilgrim
Price per person - double room
This price is guaranteed for registrations made until March 31, 2019 with the payment of registration of 350 euros.
After that date, the price per person will increase to 1500 euros.
Price per person - single room
This price is guaranteed for registrations made until March 31 st, 2019 with the payment of registration of 350 euros.
After that date, the price per person will increase to 1990 euros.
Additional night accommodation in Lisbon 22/23 of July - double room + transfer free
Includes dinner and accommodation ( double room) at four-star hotel in Lisbon on July 22 and breakfast + airport transfer on July 23.
Additional night accommodation in Lisbon 22/23 of July - single room + transfer free
Includes dinner and accommodation ( single room) at four-star hotel in Lisbon on July 22 and breakfast + airport transfer on July 23.
Deadlines for registration and payments
Registrations limit date
Registration after this date will be subject to confirmation by the apostolate and the value per person will be increased.
First payment (subscription)
To make the registration, it will only be validated after payment of this amount. Payment must be made until 31st of March 2019
Second payment of the pilgrimage
Deadline for payment: April 30, 2019
Third payment of the pilgrimage
Deadline for payment: May 31, 2019
Fourth payment of the pilgrimage
Deadline for payment: June 30, 2019