Lenten pilgrimage to EWTN, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament planned

A Lenten pilgrimage to EWTN and the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament is being planned for March 4–6.

Those who join the pilgrimage will depart by bus on March 4 and travel to EWTN studios (ewtn.com/pilgrimage/about-us.asp) where Mass will be celebrated with the Friars, lunch will be served on site and a one-hour guided tour of EWTN studios will be given. Following dinner, parishioners will be part of the live audience for the taping of EWTN Live with Father Mitch Pacwa, SJ, before boarding the bus to St. Bernard Abbey Retreat Center. (stbernardabbey.com/).

On March 5, they will visit the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Ala. (olamshrine.org/), which will include a guided tour of the shrine and the new John Paul II center, Mass, and a rosary with the Nuns of the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration plus. There will be time given for adoration and reflection before returning home March 6 after Mass at St. Bernard Abbey, breakfast, and a tour of the Ave Maria Grotto (www.avemariagrotto.com/).

The price is $250 per person (based on double occupancy; single supplement is available for $300). Payment must be received in full by Feb. 18.

The cost includes two nights at St. Bernard’s Abbey Retreat Center, all bus-related costs, two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, and the Ave Maria Grotto tour.

For more information or to register, contact Lisa Morris, lccte@bellsouth.net or 865-567-1245.

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