Pilgrimage Vineyard: September 12-13
Join us on a Pilgrimage to the Vineyards of Old Mission Peninsula
, near Traverse City, MI, with Fr. James Conlon, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Ann Arbor.
Tuesday, September 12,
our bus departs from the front of St. Francis Church. We will arrive back home on Wednesday September 13, by 10:30 p.m.
Pilgrimages are times of prayer, shared experiences, reflections and retreat which focus our attention on “the one thing that is necessary (Luke 10:42).”
Our pilgrimage to the vineyards of Old Mission Peninsula focuses on deepening our understanding of our Lord's references to the vineyard, "I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit (John 15:5)" and will includes Mass, Scripture to Life Experiences, Renewal of Wedding Vows, and other spiritual and educational opportunities. Tours from grape to glass of the vineyard and wine tastings will also take place.
Our Pilgrimage Schedule:
7:15 am Tues, September 12, Bus departs
St. Francis from the front of St. Francis Church, Ann Arbor, at 2250 Stadium. (If you desire, please provide and bring your own breakfast snack to eat on the bus.)
11:45 a.m. arrive at
Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City, MI
12 noon Box Lunch
followed by Tour and Wine Tastings at Bower's Harbor, Old Mission Peninsula
Visit to two other vineyards with optional wine tastings.
Mass at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Old Mission Peninsula celebrated with Fr. James. A brief tour of the Church vineyard with a description of the production of Eucharistic wine.
(pay on your own)
9 pm arrive for overnight
at the Country Inn, Traverse City.
7:30 am Wed, September 13, Breakfast (included*)
9 am Wed, September 13, Bus departs for Vineyard.
9:30 am arrive at
Black Star Farms, Sutton's Bay for Tour of the Vineyard, Renewal of Wedding Vows, Tastings of wine, and Lunch.
1 p.m. Leave for Traverse City.
1:30 p.m. Mass
with Fr. James at Immaculate Conception Church, Traverse City
2:30 pm Walk Around Options in Traverse City & Dinner is on your own.
-- (Free Time for 3 Hours) --
5:45 pm Bus departs for Ann Arbor
10:30 pm Bus arrives back at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Ann Arbor.
includes overnight lodging, bus, tours with 2 full wine tastings (additional wine tastings are on your own, usually $5-7 for 5 tastings), 2 lunches and breakfast. Please pay for your own dinners.
$225/person or $425/couple
. Please note that this pilgrimage is not suitable for children.
*Please bring your money for dinner & additional tastings of wine and snacks.
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Payment by credit card may be made below here, or, deliver your payment to the Parish Office, payable to "St. Francis" and note: "Pilgrimage Vineyard."
(Registration is open for St. Francis Parishioners until
August 7, 2017
, at which time we will open registrations to members of other parishes.)
(Once this trip becomes "SOLD OUT" we will keep a wait list in case of any cancellations.)
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