The World Church Program combines cultural immersion experiences with formal lectures and seminars, alongside opportunities for liturgy, prayer and community.

Join laity, religious, permanent deacons and priests on a journey to learn more about the global Church.

Upcoming Opportunities

Ancient Christianity in the Caucasus

The Mountains and Vineyards of Georgia and Armenia

June 2-14, 2020   

This small-group cultural tour focuses on visiting historical churches, experiencing Eastern Christian art and music, interacting with local people, and enjoying a variety of cuisines, but also allows time for spontaneous experiences.

If you enjoy Christian history, natural beauty, sites of historical importance, culture and civilization, wine, local cuisine, Eastern chant, and learning about new places, this is a trip for you!

A deposit of $1000 per person is due by February 1, 2020.

Click here for the 2020 Ancient Christianity Tour brochure. To reserve your spot, please email Morgan Simon.


The Way of St. Lawrence

An Educational Trip for Permanent deacons and their Spouses

September 24 - October 2, 2020   

$3900 per person, double room; $295 pp single supplement (Airfare from Louisville, KY, room and board, touring coach, guides and entrance fees included)

Tour ancient Rome, visit the Vatican Museums, the Niccoline Chapel, the catacombs, the Basilica of St. Lawrence, attend a papal audience, and enjoy a day trip to Florence.

We will stay at Residenza Madri Pie - quiet, yet centrally located, a five-minute walk to the Vatican.

Limited openings available - Deposit of $350 due by February 15, 2020

Click here for the Way of St. Lawrence brochure.

Click here to download the registration form

For more information, please email Agnes Kovacs.


Holy Land Tour in 2021

Led by Fr. Denis Robinson, OSB, in late June 2021. More information to come.