With the blessing of His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fomisnk, the pilgrimage center of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA at St. Gregory Church in Tampa, Florida has announced the dates for pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Holy Russia, Italy, Greece (incl. Mount Athos for males) and Alaska in 2018.
- 9 Days in the Holy Land (March 5-14)
- 9 Days in the Holy Sites of Central Russia (June 20-29)
- 15 Days in the Holy Sites of Alaska
- Visits to the Holy Sites of Italy and Greece (including Mount Athos for males) - late October
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR UPCOMING PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY LAND:
Arrangements are now being made for the visit to the Holy Land. This will be the third organized pilgramage to date. The price of the trip including hotels, food, tours, museums and travel within the country is $800 not including airfare. Airfare will be purchased in December, therefore registration must be completed as soon as possible. Checks or money orders can be sent to the following address:
St. Gregory Orthodox Church, Pilgrimage
P.O. Box 3024
Holiday FL 34692
All inquiries as well as official registration must be completed by contacting pilgraimge coordiantor, Irina Pahomov.
In addition, there is an opportunity to live and labor at the Gorny Women's Monastery in Jerusalem for a few months after the pilgrimage is concluded. Interested parties can inquire using the information above.