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  Date 18 June 2024 Online Booking
  Depart from San Francisco via Istanbul  
  Arrive to Sarajevo  
  Duration 9 nights  
  Price $3250*  

*Due to heavy traffic on the site the flight prices here could differ from the actual flight price charged by the airline, affecting the overall pricing slightly. The office will ring/email you when you make the booking to confirm the final pricing.
  • Return transatlantic flights from San Francisco to Sarajevo via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines
  • Transfers to and from Medjugorje by modern coach accompanied by guide
  • Services of Marian Pilgrimages team throughout your pilgrimage
  • 8 nights in Hotel Wojtyla or similar with breakfast & dinner
  • Marian Pilgrimages spiritual program
  • Spanish speaking Catholic guide
  • Visit with visionaries (if available)
  • Evening of Prayer through Song with David Parkes
  • All taxes and surcharges
  • Tips for hotels, drivers & guides
  • *** NOT INCLUDED ***Single supplement: $300 (limited availability) Travel Insurance, if required please request a brochure. It is strongly suggested that all pilgrims be covered by Travel Insurance


Day 1 Tuesday, June 18
Depart San Francisco airport for overnight flight to Sarajevo via Istanbul.

Day 2 Wednesday, June 19
On arrival, you will be met by our guides who will direct you towards your coach ready to start our transfer to this most Blessed village, Medjugorje. As we drive into Medjugorje, with the steeple of St. James Church first greeting us, we will arrive at Hotel Wojtyla or similarLight snack or dinner will be served depending on the time of arrival.

Day 3 Thursday, June 20
After breakfast we will attend the 10:00am English Mass in the Church of St. James. Following Mass, there will be an opening meeting where the guides will share with us the history of the place, introduce us to the shrine and take us through the week. In the afternoon we will visit the Blue Cross, a place of many apparitions of Our Lady. We also will walk to Vickas old family home, to see and to pray in the room where she had apparitions over a long period of time. After dinner, we can attend the evening prayer program.

Day 4 Friday, June 21
After breakfast, we gather at the statue of Our Lady to walk through the vineyards, to the Hill of Apparitions (Podbrdo). We climb, in prayer, to the the place where Our Lady first appeared to six frightened children in June of 1981. This afternoon there is an optional tour to Cenacolo, which is a community for recovering drug addicts. There is a special lesson to be learned from the residents here, by their hard work, perseverance and prayer. After dinner, we attend the evening program.

Day 5 Saturday, June 22
Today we have the opportunity to meet with one of the visionaries (depending on their availability). In the afternoon, we have an optional trip to visit the Church of the Divine Mercy in Surmanci, one of five villages belonging to Medjugorje parish, only a 15-minute drive from Medjugorje village. This is a very popular place with pilgrims as a miraculous healing took place before the icon of the Divine Mercy, which is now exposed in the chapel. We also have an opportunity to venerate relics of St Faustina and St. John Paul II.

Day 6 Sunday, June 23
After breakfast, and we will meet at the base of Cross Mountain (Krizevac) to start our ascent. We pray the Stations of the Cross as we make our way to the summit. We make our descent in time for holy Mass. Following the evening services, we have a special treat, as our group leader, Andy Cooney, as well as Marian Pilgrimages program director, David Parkes, perform for us in concert, an Evening of Prayer through song.

Day 7 Monday, June 24
Today we gather to hear from one of the Medjugorje priests (depending on their availability). In the afternoon we will visit a neighboring Franciscan monastery and the Shrine of St. Anthony, which is located only 15 minutes from Medjugorje village (This is optional). In the evening after the International Holy Mass, you may take part in the Mysteries of Light on the Via Domini and visit the grave of Fr. Slavko. After almost 18 years spent in Medjugorje, Fr. Slavko died suddenly at the top of the Cross Mountain on a Friday afternoon in 2000.

Day 8 Tuesday, June 25
After breakfast, we meet as a group to join in the closing meeting on the church grounds. David and the guides conclude the week with prayer and a short follow up on the week. We finish the program with a visit to the Mothers Village. This is an orphanage founded by the late Fr. Slavko for children whose parents had died during the war. Now its a home for orphaned children or children who come from dysfunctional and broken families. After dinner, we can participate in the evening program.

Day 9 Wednesday, June 26
Free day in Medjugorje.

Day 10 Thursday, June 27
Our guide will collect us at our accommodation for our transfer to the airport for our return flight.

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