Vincentian PilgrimageThe Vincentian Family Ministry is organizing an Affiliate Vincentian Pilgrimage to Paris April 4-12, 2014 with an optional extension April 12-14. The trip will include visits to the major attractions in Paris including the Cathedral at Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower as well as stops at Vincentian Heritage sites. The visit will begin with Mass at the Cathedral at Notre-Dame. Each day will feature visits to sites associated with St. Vincent DePaul, St. Louise De Marillac, St. Catherine Laboure, Frederick Ozanam and Rosalie Rendu. Other outings will include an excursion to Chartres, visits to the Latin Quarter to see sites associated with Rosalie Rendu and Frederick Ozanam as well as the shrine of St. Genevieve, patroness of Paris. The trip will conclude with visits to the churches of St. Laurent and St. Nicolas des Champs, a stop at the Chapel of St. Catherine Laboure and the museum in Reuilly before a day trip to the Montemartre area north of Paris that features the Basilica of Sacre Couer. An optional 3-day extension to the trip will take visitors to Dax. The highlight of this trip is a visit to the home where St. Vincent was born and the church where he was baptized.

Contact Sr. Elyse Staab at or Sr. Claire Debes at They need a reply by Nov. 1 if you are interested.
Gayle Johnson
LCUSA President

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