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Our Catholic Faith Based Journeys

Below is a sample of some of our most popular tours.

Mass is included in these fabulous journeys

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New for 2020

The Camino, a Walking Journey for the Soul

Vacation Overview

           Join us for this inspiring walking pilgrimage covering the last section of  the French St James Way from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela. Since the 9th Century, pilgrims have walked to Santiago de Compostela to have their sins forgiven and to worship the relics of the Apostle James in the Cathedral built above his tomb. The Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James) is considered a spiritual journey covering approximately 115 kilometers (72 miles) on foot in over the course of 6 days, with a local expert guide, hotel stays, and train transfers from Madrid to Sarria and from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid.

New this year, we added Montserrat

Fatima, Lourdes and Shrines of Spain

Vacation Overview

           Reaffirm and celebrate your faith as you visit some of the world’s most treasured Marian shrines, pilgrimage sites and spiritual places. Hear about the shepherd children in Fatima and the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary which happened over 100 years ago. Learn about St. James’ Way, the remarkable journey taken by pilgrims from all over the world into Santiago de Compostela. In Loyola, find out about the Jesuit mission St. Ignacio founded in 1540. In Lourdes, you’ll have an opportunity to join Mass, the nightly Rosary and candlelight procession as well as time to experience the Healing Baths. Spend the night by the Montserrat Sanctuary, a unique location for contemplation and worship. Lastly, a magical ending in Barcelona with time to celebrate life, reflect and rejoice. Accompanied by fellow believers and designed to offer the experience of a lifetime, this is a vacation that will stay with you forever. 


Holy Land discovery

Vacation Overview

           The roots of your faith will come to life on this extraordinary journey through the Holy Land. Follow in the footsteps of Jesus as you learn more about His life and ministry. Visit places of biblical importance like the Mount of Beatitudes or simply take time to reflect on by the Sea of Galilee. Spend time in Nazareth and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, visit the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem, get inspired as you re-live some of the New Testament’s stories in their original settings. Jerusalem brings you even closer to Jesus as you re-trace His path along the Via Dolorosa and all the way to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. All of this—and much more—await you on a deeply spiritual vacation of a lifetime! 

New for 2020

Shrines of Italy

Vacation Overview

           This affordable journey through Catholic heritage in Italy allows you to witness the most visited shrines of the country, from north to south. Discover the inspiring Catholic Italian icons of northern Italy: from Milan’s St. Ambrose to Turin’s St. John Bosco and Padua’s St. Anthony, you’ll collect memories and inspiration that will remain with you for life. Admire in awe the early Christian works of art of the Byzantine era in Ravenna, and finally spend two full days in Rome, dedicating your attention to the Papal legacies and visiting many inspiring places of worship instilling a sense of solemnity and serenity.
From here, your spiritual experience continues to the places of St. Pio, Petrelcina and San Giovanni Rotondo, and to the Sanctuaries of Loreto and Lanciano. You’ll also feel the magic atmosphere of Assisi, home to Saint Francis, immersed in the enchanting hills of Umbria.  Visit Turin—home of the Holy Shroud Museum, and conclude your journey with the opportunity to attend the Papal Audience in Rome if possible. Follow in the footsteps of saints and stand near the sites of miracles.

Our comprehensive and affordable Italian vacation takes you to the most significant religious shrines of Italy. .

About Us


Our Mission


Our mission is to provide quality, religious experiences, educational, and fun vacation options specifically designed for the Catholic Community. We participant with Catholic Churches in the United States and Canada and help make opportunities available for their parishioners and family to see the world. Our vacation options range from the Holy land, Fatima and Lourdes, Catholic Italy, Pilgrimages to Lourdes, Catholic Ireland, Shrines of France, Shrines of Alpine and of course cruises all over the world. The Apostleship of the Sea of the United States of America and Catholic Cruises and Tours work hand in hand with making your Catholic experience a reality.  We manage over 1000 cruises that have VETTED Priest onboard for daily Mass and we manage over 2000 religious tours per year. The Mass is included in all of our journeys.  
Having a dedicated priest onboard our cruises provides an excellent opportunity to interact intimately while you enjoy the beautiful areas of the world God has made for us. If cruising is not your cup of tea, then our land tours to see the Holy Land, the Vatican in Italy, and other areas of the world that have dramatically contributed to the proliferation of our Faith are available for your consideration. Would you like to experience the Sea of Galilee or attend a Mass given by Pope Francis? Let us know. We are able to arrange wonderful opportunities for you and your loved ones to enjoy and explore.


Our Services

Did you know that we have a Priest onboard every weekly departure  with Holland America Cruise Line?  The Signature of Excellence earned by  Holland America and the wonderful work that every Priest provides each  Catholic Cruise passenger is evident on each cruise.  

Click on the SEARCH button above and start searching over 1000 sailings or  CALL us and let us know when you want to go and we will find the perfect  Holland America cruise so you can attend Mass daily and be PAMPERED.

Making your reservation with us, helps support our Priest program and makes it easy for you to"Take your FAITH ON A JOURNEY"

By the way, we also provide Priest on Royal Caribbean, Seabourn and MSC.


Our Promise

 While working with us, we want you to be completely happy with the experience. If you have questions about us, our services, or even travel tips, get in touch! We hope you continue to book with us for many years to come. 

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