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Your Familiarization Pilgrimage World Youth Day Includes: W orld Youth Day is a youth- oriented Roman Catholic Church event. While the event itself • Roundtrip air transportation from New York, Chicago, Atlanta ($899); Dallas, Houston, Miami & celebrates the Catholic faith, invitation Los Angeles ($1,099) to attend is non-denominational. World Youth Day is not associated with • Land transportation via private, International Youth Day or any of the 6 Days motor coach international observance days. Accommodations in 1st class hotel World Youth Day (or in short 'WYD') • Familiarization was initiated by Pope John Paul II in • Tips & taxes included 1986. It is celebrated on a diocesan • Professional, English-speaking Pilgrimage to level annually, and at a week-long international level every two to three guide years at different locations. The Meals: Breakfast daily with international level events attract hundreds of thousands of youth from • Welcome & Farewell Dinners Spain almost every country on the planet. It Rates based on double-occupancy is a major part of the upsurge in Departing August 2010 Catholic Youth Work in some countries over recent years; for example, the $899 from Director of Catholic Youth Services for New York, Chicago, & Atlanta England and Wales has said of the $1,099 from event that it would have far-reaching effects, not restricted to those who Dallas, Houston, Miami, Los attended. Angeles All Inclusive! The Catholic Pilgrim Office P.O. Box 456 V The Catholic Roswell, GA 30077 c Pilgrim Office Phone: (770) 518-5864 Fax: (770) 518-5816 b E-mail: email@example.com Celebrating our 31st Year Providing www.catholicpilgrimoffice.com Superior Catholic Pilgrimages! Here we can visit her monastic cell, This afternoon, we conduct a tour of tour other rooms associated with the the hotels being used for WYD with Saint and peruse various items she Catholic Pilgrim Office Staff. We will touched. A display provides an use Madrid’s public transportation introduction to Teresa's life, with system to become familiar with the maps showing the convents she procedures that our pilgrims will use. founded and a selection of her Day 5: MADRID. This morning, we sayings. Dedicated to San Salvador, have an information meeting with Familiarization Pilgrimage the Ávila Cathedral is truly a cathedral members of the WYD Committee for World Youth Day 2011 -castle, with battlements and sentry up to date details about the activities walks incorporated into the structure. Day 1: USA - MADRID. Depart for planned for WYD. The afternoon is at It's not just for looks, either - in the Madrid. Our flight includes meals, leisure for shopping or other pursuits 12th century, Bishop Sancho drinks and in-flight entertainment. on our own. This evening, we enjoy protected the young Alfonso IX here our Farewell Dinner before overnight. Day 2: MADRID. Upon arrival at the until he became king. Return to Madrid airport, we are met and Madrid and our hotel for overnight. Day 6: MADRID - USA. We are transferred to our hotel. On the way, transferred to the airport for Day 4: TOLEDO - MADRID. This we enjoy a panoramic tour of Madrid departure to home. morning, we visit the "Museum City." to view the classical and modern Toledo was once the capital, spiritual squares of the city. This evening, we and intellectual center of Spain. Here, enjoy our Welcome Dinner at the in one of Europe's oldest cities, we hotel before overnight. enjoy a walking tour among its most Day 3: AVILA. This morning we go to famous monuments, including visits Avila. We visit this walled medieval to the Cathedral, St. Tome Church city and enter the Convent of St. (housing The Burial of the Count of Teresa, erected in the place she was Orgaz by El Greco) and the Santa born. Next, we visit the Convento de Maria la Blanca Synagogue. Also la Encarnación which houses a admire the city's famous handcrafted museum dedicated to St. Teresa. works, the “Damasquinado."