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Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Blessed Fr. Solanus Casey

July 31, 2019

Nativity B.V. M. Parish Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Blessed Fr. Solanus Casey


Please join us on a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Blessed Fr. Solanus Casey in Detroit Michigan on Wednesday, July 31, in thanksgiving for the health of Fr. Bob Glepko and to pray for your own special needs and intentions.  In the morning, we shall travel by motor coach to the Fr. Solanus Casey Center and then visit three other magnificent and historic churches in the city.  The itinerary is as follows:


7:15      Board motor coach in the Nativity Church parking lot

7:30      Depart Lorain for Detroit

10:00    Arrive at the Blessed Fr. Solanus Casey Center for a guided tour

11:30    Mass celebrated by Fr. Bob Glepko

12:00    Box lunch consisting of gourmet sandwich, salad, and dessert

12:30    Pray at Fr. Solanus’s tomb and visit the gift shop

1:00      Depart Fr. Solanus Casey Center

1:15      Arrive at St. Joseph Oratory for tour

2:00      Depart St. Joseph Oratory

2:15      Arrive at St. Albertus Church site, run by the Polish American Historic Site Assoc., for tour

3:00      Depart St. Albertus Church site

3:15      Arrive at Holy Cross Hungarian Catholic Church for tour

4:00      Depart Holy Cross Church for Lorain

6:30      Arrive at Nativity Church parking lot


The cost for the trip is $50.00 ($46.00 for children 17 years and younger).  This charge covers the cost of transportation, the tour and lunch at the Fr. Solanus Casey Center, and a donation to each of the three historic churches.  There is no profit being made on this trip.  You may wish to bring some extra spending money for the gift shop, for donations to the Shrine of Fr. Solanus Casey, and to tip the bus driver.  In order to keep the cost of the trip as low as possible, all 55 bus seats must be sold and there can be no refund for cancellations for any reason unless there is a waiting list and someone is able to fill the vacated seat.


As stated, the number of attendees is limited to 55.  If you wish to join us, please fill out the attached form and return it with cash or a check (made out to Nativity B. V. M. Parish) in an envelope, marked, “Nativity Parish Pilgrimage,” in the collection basket or at the rectory office.  Please write, “Parish Pilgrimage,” on the memo line of the check.  The first 55 responses will be honored.  If you have questions on seat availability or a waiting list, please call Debbie at 440-989-1459 or Anna at 440-225-5990.  We hope that you can join us!



Reservation Form for Nativity B. V. M. Parish Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Blessed Fr. Solanus Casey



Phone Number______________________________

___# Adults Attending X $50.00 =         $________

___# Children Attending X $46.00 =      $________

Total                                                    $________


July 31, 2019
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