Pilgrimage to Italy focused on the Holy Name of Jesus
The Holy Name Pilgrimage to Italy is an annual 11-day pilgrimage that visits the Shrine of Blessed John of Vercelli as well as Dominican Churches, Shrines, and works of art in Italy. Open to all who are interested.
Unique Highlights include:
- Attending the Feast Day celebrations in Vercelli, in honor of Blessed John of Vercelli, O.P., a Dominican Priest and Friar, Sixth Master General of the Order of Preachers, and Founder of The Society of the Holy Name.
- Walking the former Dominican convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, you will have the opportunity to view Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece, “The Last Supper.”
- Visiting the San Marco Museum with its large collection of paintings by the Dominican known as Fra Angelico.
- Seeing St. Catherine’s birth home and the Basilica of St. Dominic to admire frescos depicting her life and venerate her relics.
- Visiting the Cathedral of Orvieto where the Eucharistic Miracle of Bolsena is on display.
- Celebrating Mass at the Basilica of Santa Sabina, the Mother Church of the Dominicans, and visiting the Church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, the burial place of Fra Angelico, and the body of St. Catherine of Siena.
Coupled with the cuisine, art, and culture that exemplifies “la Dolce Vita,” which is Italy, this truly is a pilgrimage opportunity you won’t want to miss! Reserve your spot today for 2024 or 2025!