IT'S OFFICIAL! ICC is making it's OWN PILGRIMAGE to Poland to celebrate the 2016 World Youth Day with Pope Francis.
Below is the itinerary for the ICC trip. Your first deposit of $400 is due to ICC office by NO LATER than March 20th. Call Susan at the parish office to get a registration form. Teens MUST be 15 by July 1st, 2016 in order to travel.
Custom Itinerary for Immaculate Conception
July 17th Depart Dallas/Ft.Worth for Prague
July 18th Arrive in Munich or Prague and transfer to accommodations. Make a pilgrimage to the Infant of Prague at Our Lady of Victories Church.
July 19th Walking tour of Prague. Spend time at the Castle and the remarkable St. Vitus Cathedral, walk the famous Charles Bridge, stop in at the church of St. Nicholas, and enjoy the unique culture of this Czech city.
July 20th Depart for Legnica for Days in the Diocese.
July 21st Days in the Diocese (DID) activities to be determined by the host diocese(we WILL be staying in Host family homes!)
July 22nd DID activities
July 23rd DID activities
July 24th Closing Mass for Days in the Diocese
July 25th Depart for Krakow in the morning. Settle into accommodations/prepare for WYD
July 26th Enjoy a tour of the city of Krakow, spending time at important sites including the Divine Mercy Shrine, the John Paul the Great Shrine, St. Mary’s Basilica, Wawel Cathedral, and Market Square, time permitting. WYD Opening Ceremonies begin this afternoon.
July 27th Catechesis in the morning, WYD events in the afternoon
July 28th Catechesis in the morning, Welcoming Ceremonies with our Holy Father in the afternoon
July 29th Catechesis in the morning, WYD events in the afternoon
July 30th Morning pilgrimage to the vigil site. Spend the evening vigil with our Holy Father.
July 31st Celebrate morning Mass with our Holy Father. After the announcement of the next World Youth Day, make a pilgrimage back to your accommodations.
August 1st Depart for the concentration camps of Auschwitz & Birkenau, where St. Maximillian Kolbe and St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) gave their lives. In the afternoon, continue to Wadowice, the birth place of St. John Paul II. See the home of Karol Wojtyla, visit the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and pray before the miraculous image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Return to Krakow for the night.
August 2nd Depart for the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Enjoy a sightseeing tour, including dozens of salt statues and even several chapels carved into the rock. Learn about the mine’s patron saint, St. Kinga.
August 3rd Depart for Dallas/Ft. Worth.
TOTAL World Youth Day package, including airfare …………… $3,999