Catholic Feminist Cruise

 

Join the Catholic Feminist Podcast as we cruise and walk in the footsteps of some of our great sister Saints in France. We will celebrate daily Mass together, hear from amazing speakers, eat delicious food, drink delectable wine, and celebrate community with 100+ Catholic feminist friends.

Join your Catholic Feminist sisters on this epic pilgrimage cruise and recharge physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Come back filled up and on fire with faith.

With Special Guests

Chika Anyanwu

Leah Jacobson

Shannon Ochoa

Kathryn Whitaker

Fr. Andrew Infanger

Fr. Eric Sternberg

Fr. Tyler Tenbarge

About Claire

 

Claire Swinarski is the author of multiple books, including What Happens Next (coming in 2020 from HarperCollins) and Girl, Arise: A Catholic Feminist’s Invitation to Live Boldly, Love Your Faith, and Change the World. She’s also the creator of the Catholic Feminist Podcast, a top-ranked spirituality podcast with over one million downloads that discusses the intersection between faith and women’s issues. Her writing has been featured in The Washington Post, Seventeen, Vox, and many other publications. She lives just outside of Milwaukee, WI with her husband and two kids.

About Select International Tours

Founded in 1987 by President, Edita Krunic, Select International is a leader in the Catholic pilgrimage market. The concept for the pilgrimage travel company was realized when six visionaries began to receive apparitions from the Virgin Mary in Edita’s home country of Bosnia and Hercegovina. The strong sense of prayer, faith, and hope present in Medjugorje inspired Edita to organize group trips, and Select International became the first American tour company which organized air and land packages to the remote village.

About Your Trip

 

Your group will travel through the French countryside, via deluxe motor coach, while your English-speaking French guide elaborates on the sites you pass and answers any questions that you might have. You stop for the night in Lisieux, home of St. Therese the Little Flower. There you will share a meal and get to know the other pilgrims. The next day, following a beautiful French breakfast, you board a glamorous river cruise ship and begin your pilgrimage on the Seine river.

Along the way, you will visit: Honfleur, the beaches of Normandy, Mont Saint Michel (a UNESCO Heritage Site), Rouen (the Home of Joan of Arc), the palace of King Louis IVK, and the gardens of Versailles. Upon arriving in Paris, you will celebrate Mass at Rue De Bac, in the chapel of the Miraculous Medal. While there you may venerate the incorrupt body of St. Catherine Laboure. And finally, you can take in the beauty of Paris from Sacré-Cœur, which sits at the highest point in the city.

About Your Optional 3-Day Extension to Lourdes

 

Those who opt to take the 3-Day extension will take the Bullet Train from Paris to Lourdes. Once there, you will celebrate Masses in the Basilica and at the Grotto where Our Lady appeared to Saint Bernadette. You can drink water from the miraculous spring and visit the healing baths. You will visit the birthplace of Saint Bernadette and pray the Stations of the Cross. During your stay you may also attend a Blessing of the Sick and celebrate with your new friends at a Farewell Dinner.

Your Comprehensive Tour Includes

 

-Round trip air Chicago or NYC Area airport to Paris

-Airport Taxes and fuel surcharges (Subject to change at the time of final payment)

-Accommodation on the ship for 6 nights

-1 night in a hotel in Lisieux with dinner

-Buffet breakfast daily

-6 dinners including beverages on the cruise

-3 lunches

-Alcoholic beverages on the ship

-All shore excursions and sightseeing as noted

-Air-conditioned deluxe motor coach

-English speaking guide per motor coach

-All Entrance fees as per itinerary

-Baggage handling for one suitcase only per person included at the hotels

-Parking fees for motor coaches • Local hotel taxes

-Select International Tours Travel Portfolio

-Confirmation of Daily Mass • Listening devices

-A tip fund of $170.00 is not included but will be collected ahead for the convenience of the passengers

 

Your Optional 3-Day Extension to Lourdes Includes

 

-TGV train from Paris to Lourdes

-Transfer from the ship to the train in Paris

-Transfer from the train station to the hotel in Lourdes

-Transfer to Toulouse airport with boxed breakfast

-3 nights at a first-class hotel in Lourdes with breakfast and dinner

-Local hotel taxes

-Farewell dinner in Lourdes with beverages

-Headsets

-Tips of $30.00 is not included but will be collected ahead for the convenience of the passengers

Join the Catholic Feminist Podcast in France

October 3 – 11, 2020

“This is an amazing way to make 100 new best friends while we drink wine, eat cheese, walk in the feet of some amazing power-house saints, listen to life-changing speakers, practice the sacraments, and really just have the time of our lives…I really hope that you’re able to join us.”

Claire Swinarski

The Catholic Feminist Podcast

Land (Cruise) and Air:

 

$4295 – Upper Deck (24 Cabins)

$3995 – Main Deck (48 Cabins)

 

Lourdes Extension:

 

+$799 – per person

+$195 – Solo Traveler

Land (Cruise) Only:

 

$3195 – Upper Deck (24 Cabins)

$2995 – Main Deck (48 Cabins)

 

Solo Traveler (VERY Limited)*:

 

+$1395 – Upper Deck

+$1195 – Main Deck

*If you are traveling solo, you can save money and meet new people through our Faithful Friends Program. Please click the below for complete details.

 

*Rates DO NOT Include: Personal expenses, travel protection (which is optional and highly encouraged), medical insurance, any items not specifically mentioned in the listed inclusions, beverages at meals (unless otherwise noted), Church donations

**Gratuities of $170.00 for the ship’s crew, drivers, guides and included meals will be added to the invoice and collected ahead for the convenience of the passengers

 

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