You are invited on a 15 Day Cruise on board the NCL Norwegian Spirit, with stops in Rome, Dubrovnik, Venice, Slovenia, and more. The trip begins September 28 and concludes on October 12. Delores Nelson will serve as the tour guide, and Fr. Hathaway will serve as the Spiritual Director.
Starting at only $3259, the cruise includes roundtrip air from Washington, D.C., cruise taxes ($140), government taxes, airline surcharges ($410), first-class/select hotel in Rome with breakfast, plus city tour of the Vatican Museum, NCL cruise with all meals, port taxes ($300) and transfers between airport, hotel, and pier.
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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
I want to invite you to join me on a late September 2018 cruise through a region of the world with a rich history and fascinating cultures. Imagine cruising through the warm, exotic Adriatic & Mediterranean Seas, an area of sophistication that affords the traveler a wonderful opportunity to explore the beauty of western civilization. We will have the opportunity for daily Mass and confession, and the joy of traveling with our fellow Catholics and others as we experience these amazing places.
We fly into Rome for a brief stay and papal audience with Pope Francis before boarding our elegant cruise ship which will take us to five countries…Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Greece, and Malta. Our first stop is the walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, where you will see the Medieval Old Town along with the cliff top Castle overlooking the Adriatic. Then spend 2 days enjoying the enchanting city of Venice, where we can take a walking tour of the city or a gondola ride.
After Venice we will sail to Koper, Slovenia, an ancient Mediterranean town that lies on the northern coast of the Istrian peninsula where the Adriatic Sea cuts deeply into the heart of Central Europe. We continue on to Corfu, one of the lushest of the Greek Isles, then to Olympia, site of the first Olympic games. Afterwards we sail on to Valetta, Malta, a tiny island nation in the central Mediterranean. We will conclude with a tour of Vatican Museum and Saint Peter’s Basilica in the eternal city of Rome. Once you step on board your stunning cruise vessel “The Norwegian Spirit,” we will enjoy NCL’s freestyle cruising, resort casual attire and the freedom to dine whenever and wherever we desire. Experience luxury cruising, fine dining, Broadway-style entertainment, dance bands and activities so varied there will never be enough time to do them all. At these very special prices the tour company anticipates quickly selling out of the cabins.
You have several choices of cabins so please reserve early to lock in the cabin of your choice. Be sure to complete the reservation form and mail it as soon as possible. I look forward to traveling with you, so come and join me for a spectacular journey as we discover the beauty of ancient cultures and our Catholic faith.
Father Edward Hathaway
The Basilica of Saint Mary
310 South Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
313 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Monday-Friday: 9:00am – 7:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm