PANAMA 2019 WORLD YOUTH DAY 2019
Registrations are now being taken for World Youth Day for the Diocese of Springfield. For the itinerary visit www.diospringfield.org. For more information contact Pilgrimage Host Gina Czerwinski at 413-452-0677 or [email protected].
Belchertown: St. Francis of Assisi, 24 Jabish St., will hold a Bible Study starting in Feb. or March in the Tovet Room on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. repeated Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Call Gerri at 413-323-8633 for more information or to sign up.
Turners Falls: The women’s group at Our Lady of Peace, 90 Seventh St., will hold the fourth annual Stash Bash from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 in the church hall. Vendors may contach Chris at 413-367-3052 for additional information.
RETREAT AT THE SEASHORE
Chicopee: St. Anne Parish, 30 College St., will hold a retreat at the Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, 10 Evans Rd., Biddeford Poole, Maine from Tuesday April, 24-Thursday, April 26. For more information contact Josette Paul 413-532-1568, Jeanne Bennis 413-531-5953 or Mary Millimet 413-532-7503 or on line at www.mariejosephspiritual.org.
HOLY LAND TOUR
There will be a tour to the Holy Land scheduled for April 24-May 5, 2018. Contact Doug or Eileen at 860-399-1785 or [email protected]. Mass will be offered.
Springfield: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, 123 William St., is planning an eight-day trip to Pompei, Sorrento, Ravello and Leece from April 20-29, 2018. For information, call Paula at 413-739-6635 or Elizabeth at 413-427-8954.
SIGHT AND SOUND THEATER
Adams: St. john Paul II Parish, 21 Maple St. is planning a trip to the Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster, PA., April 26-27 to see “Jesus” and tour the Amish communities. Payment of $299 and is due by March 25. For additional information call the 413-743-0577.
SIGHT AND SOUND THEATER
Granby.: Immaculate Heart Parish, 256 State St., will have a three-day trip to see “Jesus” at the Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster, Pa., from May 9-11, 2018. For additional information or to make reservations call Marilyn 413-467-9821 or 413-467-3382. The trip is $449 with a $75 deposit is due at sign up.
Springfield: The Sacred Heart Travel Club is planning a trip to Ireland May 13-26, 2018. For information contact Caroline or Jim McAleer at 413-734-3676 or email [email protected].
Chicopee: The Irish Cultural Center is sponsoring a 10-day trip to Dingle, Killarney and Galway May 15-25, 2018. The tour is $2,795 double occupancy. For information, contact Rose Baker at 413-519-2135 or Pat Baker at 413-348-3263.
Springfield: Sacred Heart Travel Club, 395 Chestnut St., will have a day trip to New York City, to see “My Fair Lady” at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on June 2, 2018. For reservations call 413-734-3676 from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. or email [email protected]
FATIMA AND LOURDES
A trip to Fatima and Lourdes will be from June 15-22, 2018 through Catholic Tours and Cruise. For more information contact Doug or Eileen at 860-399-1785 or [email protected]. Mass will be offered.
PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND, VIENNA AND PRAGUE
Springfield: Bishop Mitchell Rozanski and Father Gary Dailey will lead a Pilgrimage with the Catholic Communications Ministry to Poland, Vienna and Prague scheduled for July 16-27,2018. For information go to the website at www..johnpaulpilgrimagesandtours.com or contact [email protected] or call 928-255-0955 or [email protected] or call 413-452-0643.
ST. MARY’S 50TH CLASS REUNION
Westfield: If you are a member of the class of 1968 contact Eloise Martin at [email protected] to update your information or for additional information.
WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES
For Pilgrimages to the Aug. 21-26, 2018 World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland, contact Grand View Tours at 610-361-7979, visit catholicsindublin.com or contact Father Jonathan Reardon at Holy Family Parish 413.665.3254.
Father Henry Dorsch is planning a trip to Bavaria from Aug. 21-29. The estimated cost is $2,500. For information email Father Henry at [email protected] , call 413-569-0161 or write to Father Henry Dorsch at P. O. Box 1150, Southwick, MA. 01077.
ST. ELIZABETH PARISH TRIPS
Ludlow: St. Elizabeth Parish will sponsor a late May 2018 Trip to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park; an early September 2018 Trip to Chicago, Michigan and Mackinac Island; and an Oct. 24-30, 2018 Trip to Iceland. For more information, contact Jim Martin at 413-583.6339 or [email protected].
ICELAND’S MAGICAL NORTHERN LIGHTS
South Hadley: St. Patrick Parish, 30 Main St., will sponsor a trip to Iceland’s Northern Lights from Oct. 27 to Nov. 2, 2018. There will be a presentation on October 25, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel at St. Patrick’s. For more information call Marion at 413-536-2185.
INTERNATIONAL WORLD YOUTH DAY 2019
Panama City: The next International World Youth Day Celebration will be in Panama City, Panama on January 22-27, 2019. Our diocese is planning a pilgrimage for those 18-35 years old and (16-17 years old with a parent). The estimated cost is $2,895. For more information contact Gina Czerwinski at 413-452-0677 or email [email protected]
DANUBE RIVER CRUISE
Belchertown: St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 24 Jabish St. is planning a seven day cruise on the Danube River starting August 4, 2019. For more information contact Cheryl at Sturbridge Travel, 508-347-9511.