Month: June 2016

Rome – Final day of the tour

Those of us attending the Papal Audience left the hotel promptly at 7:00 a.m. and, remembering the helpful tips our tour guide had given us the day before, we were able to get great seats in Vatican Square. Our group not only got seats along a barricade and…

Rome – Day 12

We had an early start this morning – we met our tour guide, Elisabeth, at 7 a.m. and rode the bus to St. Peter’s Basilica. The Right Rev. Joel P. Garner, O.Praem., led a private mass in one of the chapels, along with Fr. Jay Fostner and…

Orvieto and Rome – Day 11

We began our day touring the beautifully quaint hill town Orvieto. After a quick walk through town, we headed inside the Cathedral. There were ornate banners and frescoes throughout, and an amazing marble sculpture. We also learned about the Eucharistic miracle. After a quick lunch and a…