This spring, St. Pat's is offering an adult pilgrimage to Coban Guatemala to deliver water filters and experience the beauty and faith of our friends at Resurrection Priory. The pilgrimage is a 6-7 day trip with flexibility for adults to choose activities and schedules that best fit their interests and comfort level. The first 4 days of the trip will be spent in Coban Guatemala. Activities in Coban include travel to remote mountain villages (called aldeas) to distribute water filters, opportunities to celebrate Mass and prayer at the monastery and in aldeas, and other OPTIONAL cultural and faith building experiences in Coban (Cathedral tour, coffee plantation, hike to water falls, visit a local hospital, shopping in authentic Guatemalan markets, etc.) The last few days of the trip are spent in Antigua, Guatemala, a beautiful tourist town with additional opportunities to learn about and experience the Guatemalan culture.
Dates: April 28/29th- May 5th, 2017
Cost: Airfare (approx. $800-900) + $550 [includes all lodging, transportation, amd most meals]
Fundraising: Fundraising options will be made available to those who are interested.
Destination: Resurrection Priory (Coban, Guatemala): a Benedictine monastery founded by Blue Cloud Abbey in South Dakota and Antigua, Guatemala
Deadlines: $100 due upon registration; $450 due March 15th; airfare will be organized in February
Registration: Please register using the link below.
Day ZERO: OPTIONAL for those who would like to avoid the long DAY ONE travel day *additional costs apply to cover cost of hotel and Social Justice tour
Day ONE: Travel Day
DAY TWO, THREE and FOUR
Group will split up and decide activities based on individual interests: shopping, tour of the city, cathedral tours, hike a volcano, etc.
DAY SEVEN: Travel Home
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