June 20-27, 2015


Saturday, June 20

  • Arrive in Barga, Italy (Transfer from Pisa and Florence airports available as needed)

Sunday, June 21

  • Mass at Church of San Francesco (works by della Robbia)
  • Rest
  • Evening Fellowship – Dinner at the villa Via Sacra

Monday, June 22 & Tuesday, June 23

  • Morning Reflections: St. Francis and Prayer, St. Francis the Poet
  • Lunch and Rest
  • Afternoon — Outings  to local venues for art tour/lecture
  • Dinner at villa Via Sacra

Wednesday, June 24
Feast of John the Baptist, Patron Saint of Florence

  • Morning drive to Florence,
    Mass – Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiori
  • Lunch
  • Guided visit to Basilica of Santa Croce – 2:45 pm
  • Drive to La Verna, (Francis received the stigmata here.)
    Dinner/Overnight at Pastor Angelicus Retreat House

Thursday, June 25

  • Guided visit to Sanctuario Francescano (Franciscan Sanctuary)
  • Lunch
  • Drive to Assisi
  • Dinner/Overnight

Friday, June 26

  • Tours of the Basilica di San Francesco (Saint Francis) and the Basilica di Santa Chiara (Saint Clare), as well as visits to San Damiano Convent and the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli including the Portiuncula, (the little chapel that Francis loved).

Saturday, June 27

  • Departure – Transfers to Rome or Florence, as needed.

For questions or to register contact:
Mount Tabor Ecumenical Centre for Art & Spirituality
PO Box 700
Orleans, MA 02653
[email protected]