If you love being Catholic and love to travel, then this site has been designed for you. Providing trustworthy, first-hand information, reviews and advice. But even if you are not Catholic, we hope you will draw inspiration from this website and all are welcome. We are constantly updating this website with news and travel related items you might not find anywhere else......so visit often.
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Use our easy Navigation Menu at the top and bottom of each page, or if you know what you are looking for then the Google Search box at the top each page will help you get there in a hurry.
The "Destinations" link will take you to various countries (including the U.S. and Canada) popular with Catholic travelers--and some little-known destinations as well.
We are constantly adding new destinations and updating the those already listed on the site.
The "Trip Planner" section is a great place to start: you will find group versus independent travel, how to prepare for your trip and some very good travel tips to help maximize your travel experience.
Check out our blog for latest news, travel suggestions and Mass times or visit the Catholic Travel Forum for tour company reviews and to help promote an exchange of ideas and suggestions. We invite you to join the discussion: ask questions or help others by giving your reviews or advice.Our
Our Catholic Travel store features some books and DVD's carefully selected to reflect the wonders of our Catholic faith and the many destinations available.
The Travel Accessories link will help you find some of those useful and often hard to find items that will make your travels easier. We have chosen Magellan not only because of their wide assortment of items (some hard to find elsewhere) but also because of their quality. Be sure to check it out.
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Vatican releases Pope Francis' schedule for World Youth Day in Brazil.
Shown at left is a just-released biography of Pope Francis by renowned author Matthew Bunson.
We are sure his presence will be felt everywhere, not the least at World Youth Day 2013 in Brazil. All are invited to attend this very special event. It has also been announce that Pope Francis will pay a visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Apareceda, also in Brazil. We know of no plans for him to visit his native Argentina.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has been residing temporarily in the summer home of the Popes at Castel Gandolfo after officially renouncing his office as outlined in his official letter and according to Canon Law. On May 2 he took up residence in a monastery within the Vatican Gardens. And, as mentioned on our blog, the tours of the Vatican Gardens will resume May 6, 2013.
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