Cruise Pilgrimages


All trans-Atlantic, Alaska, and Mexico City trips include air from St. Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis or Kansas City. Other major U.S. departure cities may be available, please ask us.  Trips with trans-Atlantic air fares include $350 fuel surcharge allowance in the brochure cover price and are marked “*” in this synopsis.  New Orleans-Thanksgiving Cruise by coach does not include air, and departs from various cities in central/southern Illinois and Missouri.

Guests often ask us when is the best time to register. Choice cabin categories, prices and locations book early. Some cabin categories and locations fill 6 months or more prior to departure. Your application and deposit should be submitted 4 months or more prior to departure to insure availability. Registrations received less than 4 months prior to departure are subject to cruise line availability. Registrations within 3 months of departure require payment in full at time of application

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HAWAII. Eight day, seven night cruise to Hawaii. Four island, five ports: Oahu, Kauai, Hilo, Kona, and Kahului on board Pride of America of Norwegian Cruise Line, a U.S. flagged ship which means no trans-Pacific or foreign port sailing on this cruise. With chaplain escort and round trip air to/from Honolulu. *


March 25 to April 1, 2017. Priced from $3,285.00


Alaska.  Eight days, seven nights by air to/from Seattle, Washington where we board our luxury cruise ship, Norwegian Jewel of Norwegian Cruise Line, cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage, ports include Seattle, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan, Inside Passage and Victoria, British Columbia. The Jesuit missionaries have a long history of religious endeavor in Alaska. From our ship we pass massive glaciers and snow-capped mountains. Price includes ship, air, cruise port/airport transfers, meals, and entertainment. *

Passport or Passcard required.

Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, 2017. Priced from $2,463.00


FALL New England and Canada Cruise and Bus trip.  Want to go on a cruise but don’t want to fly? Motor coach with Golden Frontier through Upper New York State to Boston, Massachusetts, drive to the pier then embark on a 7 night cruise to Canada and New England on board the Serenade of the Seas of Royal Caribbean International Cruise Line. A wonderful cruise for seven nights sailing from Boston and visiting Bar Harbor, Maine; Portland, Maine; Saint John, New Brunswick (Bay of Fundy) (Canada); Halifax, Nova Scotia, (Canada) before returning to Port of Boston. Then we return by coach to the Midwest through Hershey, Pennsylvania and the Pocono and Allegheny Mountains.  13 day trip price includes 7 night New England/Canada cruise.

Ask about the 7 day cruise only option by air.

Passport or Passcard required. Oct. 5 to 17, 2017. Priced from $2,488.00


Bus to New Orleans and Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise.  Want to go on a cruise but don’t want to fly? Motor coach to New Orleans, drive to the pier then embark on a week long cruise to the Caribbean on board the Norwegian Dawn of NCL. A wonderful cruise for seven nights in the Caribbean over Thanksgiving will make a Thanksgiving holiday you’ll remember for a lifetime. Includes two New Orleans tours, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Shrine and cruise to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras; and Belize City, Belize, Central America, hotels and meals, except 1 lunch. 10% discount is also available to families of 14 or more. 10 day trip price includes week long Caribbean cruise.

Ask about the 8 day cruise only option by air.

Passport or Passcard required. Nov. 18 to 27, 2017.  Priced from $1,862.00