Holy Land Pilgrimage

August 3-16, 2020

A pilgrimage is a journey of faith; an ancient practice in the Church. It is an eternal investment which has an everlasting reward.

Come and see, touch and experience the sites of the Bible, the sites of our Lord’s life and our Lady’s life. You will have the privilege to prayerfully retrace the footprints of Jesus, and meet the local people, the living stones, the Custodians of the Holy Land – the Franciscans & other religious communities. You will be introduced to the various cultures of the Holy Land and the history of our Church.

You will also experience the famous Passion Play of Oberammergau, Germany!

Pilgrimage Includes…

  • 4 Nights by the Sea of Galilee; first-class Hotel in excellent location
  • 5 Nights in Jerusalem at Vatican’s Notre Dame Hotel near the Old City
  • Round-Trip Airfare from San Antonio including airline taxes of $750
  • Flight from Tel Aviv to Munich
  • 3 Nights in Germany; including free time in Munich
  • World-Famous Passion Play of Oberammergau tickets, entrance fees
  • Daily Mass, Prayer, and Spiritual Reflections at Holy Sites
  • Private Motor Coach and Local Guides
  • Cultural Experiences and Dining
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner; Daily Lunches except 2 in Germany
  • Patronizing Local, Christian Businesses and Local Guide
  • Gratuities throughout the pilgrimage
  • Pre-Pilgrimage Orientation Meetings and Preparation Materials
  • Complimentary tote bag, luggage tag and document holder

Our pilgrimages include round trip airfare from San Antonio; however you’re welcome to join us from elsewhere! Contact us for details.


  • Galilee
    Nazareth, Hometown of Holy Family | Capernaum; “Hometown of Jesus”, home of St. Peter | Cana, Jesus’ first miracle site where married couples renew vows | Sea of Galilee; enjoy a boat ride, walk along shore  Tabgha, where Jesus multiplied loaves and fish | Mt. Tabor, Jesus’  Transfiguration site | Magdala, home of Mary Magdalen along the shore | and more . . .
  • Bethlehem
    Basilica of Nativity, venerate place of Christ’s birth and manger | Shepherd’s Field where angels announced Christ’s birth | and more . . .
  • Jerusalem

    Mt. of Olives various holy sites including Garden of Gethsemane, spend quiet time where Jesus prayed before his Passion | Mt. Zion including Upper Room site of Last Supper | Way of the Cross pray and carry the cross in Jesus’ footsteps along Via Dolorosa | Mt. Calvary site of Crucifixion | Church of the Holy Sepulcher including Tomb of Christ | Birthplace of Virgin Mary | and more . . .

    See the world-famous Passion Play in Oberammergau, performed by the villagers every 10 years as a promise to the Lord after being saved from the plague in the 1600’s | Munich‘s main square since the 1100’s; the Marienplatz | and much more . . .
  • Plus

    Jordan River renew your Baptismal Promises in the River where Christ was baptized by John | Jericho, oldest city in the world where Jesus healed the blind and called Zaccheus | Judean Desert where Jesus fasted and prayed before his public ministry | Meet Local People of the Holy Land and the Custodians of the Holy Land, the Franciscans  and much more!

Spiritual Director

Bishop Patrick J. Zurek is the shepherd of the Diocese of Amarillo, TX. He has entrusted Pilgrim Center of Hope with 4 previous pilgrimages for which he has served as Spiritual Director. He served as auxiliary bishop of San Antonio for 10 years, and is multilingual.

Bishop Zurek will offer spiritual reflections and celebrate Mass at the holy sites, as well as offer the Sacrament of Reconciliation for pilgrims who wish to receive it.

Outstanding Group Leaders

Your Group Leaders are Catholics committed to the true meaning of pilgrimage. Deacon Tom Fox, KHS, and Mary Jane Fox, LHS, spouses, are the founders and directors of the Pilgrim Center of Hope evangelization apostolate and its Ministry of Pilgrimages. Learn more about the Foxes.

Learn More Today!

This exceptional journey is yours for $7,195.

To reserve your seat, download and submit the registration form (found in the brochure linked below), along with your $300 per person deposit. We welcome your call to Pilgrim Center of Hope for more information: 210-521-3377 or email us using the form below.

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