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Pilgrimage to Bogotá with the Community of St. Paul

Join the Office for World Mission on a pilgrimage to La Resurrección Parish in Bogotá, Colombia where we will join the Community of St. Paul! Applications are due March 15, 2023.

Pilgrimage to Bogotá with the Community of St. Paul

May 22-30, 2023

 La Resurrección Parish in Bogotá, Colombia


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Monday, May 22:

  • The group arrives to Bogotá at 1:30 PM.
  • Lunch at the airport.
  • The group goes to the parish.
  • Settling in homes.
  • Dinner at the parish.


Tuesday, May 23:

  • Tour of Bogotá’s downtown: Santuario de Montserrate. Possibly Mass at 11 AM. Lunch there.
  • Plaza Bolívar.
  • Back to the parish.
  • Evening Masses at 6 PM (Main Church) and 7 PM (San Pablo Chapel).
  • Dinner at the parish.
  • Presentation and discussion about Colombia’s history, sociological reality, ecclesial reality, etc.


Wednesday, May 24:

  • 8 AM Meeting and dialogue with the Parish Staff.
  • Visit Casa Garavito Communal Center.
  • Lunch in the parish.
  • Visit Hogar de Jesús.
  • 6 PM Mass.
  • 7 PM Gathering with immigrant families from Venezuela.
  • Dinner at the parish.


Thursday, May 25:

  • Morning at the parish: Workshop on the Church in Latin America.
  • Visit Colegio de Colinas.
  • Lunch at the parish.
  • Casa Garavito: Conversation with women at sewing center.
  • 6 PM Mass.
  • 7 PM Ruta del Aguapanela. Walk with the parish youth giving a sandwich and hot tea to homeless people in the parish area (this activity takes place the last Thursday of every month).
  • Simple dinner after the Ruta.


Friday, May 26:

  • Day Visit to Zipaquirá -The salt Cathedral, three hours away from the parish. Lunch there.
  • 6 PM Mass.
  • Dinner at the parish.


Saturday, May 27:

  • Morning: Meeting with members of parish EPEM (e.g., parish council) and other leaders in the parish, to exchange views and experiences about our parishes in the US vs La Resurrección.
  • Lunch at the parish.
  • Visit Groups in Casa Garavito (English and Art).
  • Bible Study, CCD, Confirmation Groups.
  • 6 PM Mass.
  • Time with Christus Vivit (parish youth group).
  • Dinner at the parish.


Sunday May 28:

  • Attend one or two of the Sunday Masses in the morning (7, 8, 10, 11, 12).
  • Lunch at the parish.
  • Visit to Usaquén (touristic area in the North of the city). Dinner there.


Monday, May 29:

  • Morning: Visit gravesite of Mary McCormick.
  • Lunch in the city.
  • Afternoon: Packing, getting ready to travel.
  • Dinner and final reflection at the parish.


Tuesday, May 30:

  • Flight back to Milwaukee. 2:10 PM.


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