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


Alaska.  Eight days, seven nights by air to/from Seattle, Washington where we board our luxury cruise ship, Crown Princess of Princess Cruises, cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage, ports include Juneau, Skagway, and Ketchikan, Alaska, Victoria, B.C., and sail Glacier Bay. The Russian Cathedrals as well as Jesuit missions 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.

** Add $200 for Indianapolis air.

Passport or Passcard required. August 2015. Priced from $1,998.00*.


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 Harvest Caye, 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. 21 to 30, 2015.  Priced from $1,862.00


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.



2015 Trip is Closed, Priced from $3,098.00. May 2016, Priced from $TBA