Camino de Santiago, Via Francigena, The Way of St. Francis, Mexico & Cuba – Participate in our walking and non-walking pilgrimages

Join one of our pilgrimages in Spain, Italy, Mexico or Cuba!

Pilgrimage is a transformative experience, filled with life-long memories, spiritual renewal, and adventure. A portion of the cost of each pilgrim’s trip also supports the work of Catholic Charities of California providing crucial services to Californians in need — a win, win, win!

Pilgrimage Informational Meetings

Want to find out more about Catholic Charities of California Pilgrimages?

Upcoming Dates:

Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:00am
Holy Spirit – McHugh Hall
3159 Land Park Dr, Sacramento

Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:00pm
Our Lady of Assumption – St. James Room
5057 Cottage Way, Carmichael

Saturday, January 26, 2019 9:30am
St. Clare’s – St. Matthew Room (Evangelist Center)
1950 Junction Blvd, Roseville 

Sunday, January 27, 2019 2:00pm
St. Nicholas & St. William – St. William Hall
611 S El Monte, Los Altos

Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:00pm
Holy Spirit
1200 Redmond Ave, San Jose

Saturday, March 16, 2019 10:00am
Our Lady Queen of Angels
2100 Mar Vista Dr, Newport Beach

Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:00pm
St. Justin Martyr
2050 West Ball Road, Anaheim 

Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:00am
St. Rose
398 10th St, Santa Rosa

Saturday, April 13, 2019 2:00pm
St. Francis Solano, Sonoma
469 3rd St W, Sonoma

To attend, RSVP to pilgrim@catholiccharitiesca.org or call (916) 706-1539 ext. 12.

ITALY

7-Day Walking Pilgrimage: Via Francigena to Rome

2019
Sept 9-15, 2019

11-Day Walking Pilgrimage: St. Francis: A Journey to Assisi

2019
May 8-18, 2019

SPAIN

9-Day Walking Pilgrimage: Camino de Santiago
(Note: same as 7 day walking pilgrimage with fewer miles each day)

2019
May 10-18, 2019
May 20-28, 2019
June 1-9, 2019 (waitlist)
June 10-18, 2019
September 16-24, 2019 (waitlist)
September 17-25, 2019

7-Day Walking Pilgrimage: Camino de Santiago

2019
Sept 1-7, 2019 (waitlist)
September 9-15, 2019

MEXICO

Non-Walking Pilgrimage: Mexico

2019
October 29 – November 7, 2019

CUBA

Non-Walking Pilgrimage: Cuba

2020
January 3-12, 2020

ADD-ONS – 2019

Add-On: The Way of St. Francis
Enhance your experience after your pilgrimage, with guided tours at the Vatican, Castel Gandolfo and enjoy the Papal Audience!

2019
May 19-23, 2019

Add-On: Via Francigena
Enhance your experience after your pilgrimage, with guided tours at the Vatican, Castel Gandolfo and enjoy the Papal Audience!

2019
September 16-19, 2019

Highlights of our Pilgrimages

  • All arrangements made by CCC (except for flights)
  • Part of your trip cost will be tax deductible
  • Hosted dinners on the first and last night of the trip
  • Quality accommodations with private bathroom
  • Luggage transferred daily
  • Walk at your own pace
  • Meet other pilgrims from around the world
  • Representatives from CCC will be on the pilgrimages to provide extra assistance if needed
  • Receive Camino, Via Francigena, and/or St. Francis passports and official credentials from pilgrim offices

Costs

2019 – 7-Day Walking Pilgrimage

  • $2,050 Double Occupancy
  • $2,250 Single Occupancy
  • Deposit is $300

2019 – 9-Day Walking Pilgrimage

  • $2,400 Double Occupancy
  • $2,600 Single Occupancy
  • Deposit is $300

2019 – 11-Day Walking Pilgrimage (St. Francis special pricing)

  • $2,100 Double Occupancy
  • $2,500 Single Occupancy
  • Deposit is $300

2019 – Add-On: St. Francis
5-Day Pricing

  • $1,960 Double Occupancy (for the complete package, limit 5 pilgrims)
  • $2,160 Single Occupancy (for the complete package, limit 5 pilgrims)
  • $1,760 Double Occupancy (excludes transport to Rome, meet CCC group in Rome)
  • $1,960 Single Occupancy (excludes transport to Rome, meet CCC group in Rome)
  • Deposit is $300

2019 – Add-On: Via Francigena
4-Day Pricing

  • $1,330 Double Occupancy
  • $1,530 Single Occupancy
  • Deposit is $300

Prices are going up January 1, 2019.
Book now to secure these lower rates!

Pilgrimage Inquiry

2019 Pilgrimage Inquiry Form

 

 

Watch a glimpse of the journey…

      

 

Organize Your Own Walking Pilgrimage

Organize a group of at least 14 pilgrims and either the organizer’s cost will be waived or everyone can enjoy a discount.

 

Independent Travel

For those who wish to travel independently of a group, we are pleased to introduce a 7-day walking pilgrimage “Independent Travel” option! For more information, contact us and we will provide details.

Brochure downloadable here: [Brochure]

 

About Us

Catholic Charities of California, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit representing the 12 diocesan Catholic Charities organizations in California.

Catholic Charities is the social services arm of the Catholic Church and serves over 1 million Californians in need every year. Catholic Charities takes great pride in serving others effectively and efficiently. CCC’s administrative costs are extremely low— 7%.

 

More Information | Reservations

Phone: (916) 706-1539
Email: Pilgrim@CatholicCharitiesCA.org

Contact Us!

  • To make reservations;
  • To ask questions;
  • To make a donation or sponsor a pilgrim.

Join us for a pilgrimage that will change your life
while supporting the work of Catholic Charities of California…