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Rome: Canonization of Blessed John Paul II & Blessed John XXIII

Join Father Sean Sheridan, TOR, new president of Franciscan University, on a seven-day pilgrimage to Rome.

Special guests George Weigel and Father Jonathan Morris will speak with our group while on Pilgrimage.

April 25 - May 1, 2014

Popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be declared saints in heaven, singing ceaselessly with the choirs eternal. Be in St. Peter's square to hear Pope Francis make it official with this special seven-day pilgrimage opportunity.

Prices, Details, Registration

Estimated Package Price: $2,800.00 + $695.00 Departure Taxes and Fuel Surcharges*

  • Full Payment due on February 15, 2014


Registration & Full Details

Download the full brochure for detailed itinerary, information, and registration form.

A letter from Father Sean

The Lord give you peace.

I invite you to join me on this extraordinary pilgrimage to Rome on the joyous occasion of the canonization of Blessed John Paul II and Blessed John XXIII on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 27, 2014.

For us as Catholics, the naming of a saint is about something intimately related to all that we believe. It's a chance to celebrate holiness embodied in the life of another human being. On this pilgrimage we will be celebrating the holiness of two popes!

In Rome, we will participate in daily Mass, prayer, and devotions, especially the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. We also plan to attend an audience with our Holy Father, Pope Francis.  This journey will also be enriched with a lecture by papal author George Weigel, who personally interviewed Pope John Paul II. TV news analyst and author, Father Jonathan Morris, who studied at Franciscan University, will also speak to our group. 

This pilgrimage is open to all who would like to join Franciscan University. May this time of prayer and ecclesial communion and celebration renew us and strengthen our commitment to strive for holiness in our own lives. I hope you will prayerfully consider traveling with us!

In Christ and St. Francis,

Father Sean Sheridan, TOR
President, Franciscan University of Steubenville

*departure taxes and fuel surcharges are subject to change  

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