About the Pilgrimage
Encounter Mary’s Life-Changing Messages
Dynamic Catholic will take you to places and give you opportunities that most people never get to experience. Visit the site where Mary first appeared at Fatima, dip your hand in the healing water of Lourdes, see where St. Ignatius and St. Teresa of Avila lived, and more.
Day 1August 1Depart United States
Your pilgrimage begins with an overnight flights to Lisbon. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.
Day 2August 2Arrive in Lisbon
Join the other pilgrims for a tour of Lisbon, including St. Jerome's Monastery, the iconic Belem Tower, and St. Anthony's Church (where we’ll have Mass). Check in to your hotel, and enjoy a welcome dinner.
Day 3August 3Lisbon, Santarem & Fatima
In Santarem, attend Mass at the Church of St. Stephen. Head to Fatima to visit the village of Aljustrel, home to the three children who saw Our Lady of Fatima. Visit the local parish. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 4August 4Fatima
See the Little Chapel of the Apparitions, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, and Holy Trinity Basilica. Pray the Stations of the Cross along the Via Sacra, then visit Valinhos. Prayer and a candlelight procession.
Day 5August 5Depart Fatima, Arrive in Salamanca
Take a walking tour of Salamanca and see the grand Plaza Mayor, La Clerecia, the University of Salamanca, the Roman Bridge, La Iglesia de San Marcos, and La Iglesia de San Martin. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 6August 6Salamanca, Alba de Tormes, Avila & Burgos
In Alba de Tormes, celebrate Mass at the monastery St. Teresa founded. Visit Avila, walking in St. Teresa’s footsteps, and Burgos, the capital of Old Castile. Enjoy dinner and a free evening.
Day 7August 7Burgos, Loyola & Lourdes
Visit the birthplace of St. Ignatius, and see the basilica dedicated to him. Enjoy free time for lunch. Take a bus trip through the Pyrenees Mountains to Lourdes. Check in to the hotel and have dinner.
Days 8–9August 8–9Lourdes
Attend Mass at the Grotto of Massabielle, watch a film on Lourdes, visit the healing springs, see St. Bernadette’s birthplace, and more. End both days with dinner, prayer, and a candlelight procession.
Day 10August 10Depart Lourdes
Say “au revoir,” and revel in the memories as the bus transports you to the airport for your flight home.