Pilgrimage 2020

We are excited to announce that the Office of Youth, Campus, and Young Adult Ministries will be offering a pilgrimage to Italy in the summer of 2020! Our office takes care of all of the details so that each group is able to focus on preparing their participants and doing the necessary fundraising for the pilgrimage. 

Pilgrimage Details

  • Who? The pilgrimage is open to groups of high school students, college campus ministries, and young adults. 
  • When? July 25-August 1, 2020. 7 days, 6 nights.
  • Where? Assisi (2 nights) and Rome (4 nights). See below for photos of the beautiful hotels we will be staying in!
  • Why? To walk in the footsteps of saints, to pray in breathtaking basilicas, to deepen knowledge of the Faith, to build community, and to experience the glory of gelato! Just a few of the many reasons to participate in this diocesan pilgrimage! 
  • How (much)? The cost of the pilgrimage is $2999 per participant, double occupancy. This includes roundtrip airfare, ground transportation, lodging, breakfast daily, and a pilgrimage t-shirt and journal. Below the photos you will find information on how to participate if you are interested. Act quickly; the initial deposit is due mid-October.

In Assisi we will be staying in Hotel Giotto near the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, overlooking the Umbrian Valley. 

 Hotel Giotto

Our hotel in Rome is the Michelangelo - a short walk from the Vatican, with views of St. Peter's Basilica.

Hotel Michelangelo


High school students (enrolled in high school for the 2019-2020 school year) must attend with a group from their parish or school. If you would like to participate, please call your parish Director of Youth Ministry to let them know you are interested.
Young adults are invited to participate in this pilgrimage. We will organize you into a group of young adults that are separate from the youth participants. Please e-mail Niru De Silva, Coordinator of Young Adult Ministries, if you are interested!
If you are leading a group of youth or young adults, please visit the links under "Additional Information and Forms." 

Additional Information and Forms

Please call (703) 841-2559 or e-mail Christine if you have any questions!