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Wisconsin

United States Pilgrimage

Holy Hill, Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, St Norbert College and Abbey, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

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Wisconsin

United States Pilgrimage

Holy Hill, Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, St Norbert College and Abbey, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

*Request a Special Group Price for any date (minimum 15)*

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Green Bay · Hubertus (Holy Hill) · Our Lady of Good Help Shrine · Champion · St. Norbert College and Abbey

Join us for this pilgrimage to Wisconsin and the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help! This important Shrine is currently the only Vatican approved Marian Apparition site in the United States. On this Pilgrimage, you will visit Holy Hill, St. Norbert College and Abbey, and St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. In Hubertus, or Holy Hill, you will see the spectacular Shrine, built on a glacial hill, which over 500,000 pilgrims travel to each year. In Champion, visit the holy site where the Blessd Virgin Mary appeared in 1859. Celebrate Mass daily with your dedicated Spiritual Director who will also be available for rosary and confession. This Pilgrimage to the holy Catholic sites in Wisconsin is sure to be an experience you will never forget!

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Your trip includes

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Hotel accommodations (or similar) in double occupancy
      ~ 4 nights: Hyatt Regency Green Bay
  • Full Breakfast daily
  • Dinner daily at local restaurant or Hotel
  • Wine with dinners
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • Transportation by air-conditioned motor coach
  • Assistance of a professional local Catholic guide(s)
  • Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
  • Catholic Priest throughout for Confession and Spiritual Guidance
  • Mass daily & Spiritual activities
  • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Tips for meals
Centrally located hotels or similar
hotel
Hilton Wisconsin Historic Plaza
Green Bay
Not included
  • Lunches and Beverages not mentioned, Individual transfers, Tips to your guide & driver.
Travel Protection

Providing you coverage for situations that may arise during your trip, including medical and dental emergencies, loss of luggage, trip delay, and so much more.

Cancel For Any Reason Waiver

A Cancellation Waiver - allowing you to cancel your trip and receive a refund anytime - up until 48 hours prior to departure.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Green Bay

Make your way to your local airport to board your flight(s) to Green Bay Airport. Arrive in Green Bay, and make your way to St. Francis Xavier Cathedral where we will first take a tour. Established in 1851, and consecrated in 1881, the Cathedral is of Romanesque architecture, modeling after the Ludwigkirche in Munich, Germany. Behind the altar is a 40 by 25 foot mural entitled "The Crucifixion" that was painted in 1883 by Johann Schmitt, a German immigrant. In addition, eight additional paintings of his were installed throughout the Cathedral representing the eight beatitudes. We will celebrate a private Mass, followed by free time for lunch on your own. From there, we will make our way to the Hotel in time for check-in, with plenty of time to relax and unpack. We will host a "Welcome Dinner" that evening, and then you can retire to your room for a restful nights sleep.

Day 2: Hubertus (Holy Hill)

The morning begins with a continental breakfast at your hotel. From there we will board our bus and make our way to Hubertus (Holy Hill). This Shrine includes a beautiful Church built atop a high glacial hill. Originally a small Chapel built in 1863, and dedicated to Mary, Help of Christians. Later, in 1906, the site turned over to the Discalced Carmelites of Bavaria, and then in 1931 they constructed a Church and Monastery. More than 500,000 pilgrims from all over the world visit the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians per year. Some come to admire the architecture, while others come to worship. We will celebrate a private Mass at the Holy Hill, and then we will have free time to spend at your own leisure to have lunch. We will have some free time for additional prayer or a visit to the Gift Shop, before we make our way back to the Hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Our Lady of Good Help Shrine - Champion

We will start the day with breakfast and then make our way to the town of Champion which is where the National Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is located. This is an internationally recognized Holy site where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared. It was here on October 9th, 1859 that Adele Brise said the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to her and asked her to teach religion to children. Soon after, Adele's father built a Chapel. When the Peshtigo fire spread across Green Bay on October 8th, 1971 - the residents spent the entire night walking around the Chapel grounds praying the rosary and carrying a statue of Mary. Everything outside a five-acre radius was burned. Each year, the people reenact the historic procession (in addition to gathering on August 15th, the Feast of the Assumption of Mary into heaven.) The days will start by arriving at the Mother of Mercy Hall for a welcoming, and then enjoy a History Talk of the Shrine. We will say the Rosary in the Chapel, and then celebrate Mass. We will have some free time to get lunch on your own, and then visit and pray at the many devotional areas on the Shrine grounds (including: Apparition Oratory, Our Lady of Fatima Grotto, Rosary Walk, St. Francis Grotto, and the Stations of the Cross). We will have some time to visit the Gift Shop, and then say the Divine Mercy Chaplet before we make our way back to the Hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Green Bay (St. Norbert College and Abbey)

After breakfast, we will make our way to St. Norbert College to visit the National Shrine of St. Joseph. There will be time to pray at the Statue of St. Joseph followed by free time for lunch. From there, we will visit St. Norbert Abbey. In 1893, two Norbertine Priests and one Brother left Berne Abbey in Holland for a journey to northeastern Wisconsin. Reverend Pennings, O.Praem led the group to take up pastoral work to the immigrants of Belgium, Holland, and France who had settled in Wisconsin. In 1894, they were augmented by two additional Dutch Norbertines, allowing them to accept a Parish in De Pere, where St. Norbert College would later be developed, as well as founding what would become St. Norbert Abbey. The De Pere Norbertines continued to serve the Church in Wisconsin in education, Parishes, Broadcasting (WBAY-TV), and its Center for Norbertine Spirituality. Now, 900 years later, the vision of St. Norbert continues through Norbertine communities across the world. They dedicate themselves to prayer, and sharing a common life and serving local needs. (Fun Fact: Two Abbeys originally founded by St. Norbert have also become independent Canonries of the worldwide Norbertine Order - and they are located in Paoli (PA), and Albuquerque.) You will have some free time for prayer on your own. We will then join the Norbertines for Evening Prayers (Vespers), before returning to our Hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Transfer for Departure

Enjoy continental breakfast at your hotel before check-out. Then transfer to the airport for your departure, leaving with wonderful memories of new friends and renewed spirits from your Pilgrimage in Wisconsin.

Why buy "With Airfare" from 206 Tours

  • 1000’s of flights are being cancelled. 206 Tours will assist getting you to your destination.
  • Your transfer will be waiting for you upon arrival, even if your flights are rescheduled.
  • In the event your tour is not operating we will refund you all your money back or provide a full credit
  • Your seats will be assigned according to your request (most online fares do not include seat assignment appox. $300)
  • If you need to travel few days prior or stay few days later, make a stop-over, we will arrange it for you.

If you do not buy Airfare from 206 Tours

  • With many flight cancellations and overbookings, we feel that you should know:
    If your flight is cancelled - 206 Tours will not be able to assist you.
  • In order to guarantee your arrival and departure transfer, we need your detailed flight arrival / departure by 45 days prior, Any changes within 45 -3 days prior, additional transfer cost may apply.
  • For changes in arrival / departure within 3 days of departure, we will not be able to rebook your transfer and you will need to make your own way to / from hotel or airport at your own cost
  • Often times low online fares, do not include seat assignments ($300 approx.). It will be a challenge to get a good seat assigned at the airport.
  • If you book your own airfare, travel insurance provided by 206 Tours will not reimburse expenses caused by your flight changes.

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*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room Upon Request

Business Class (One-Way) Upon Request

Business Class (Round-Trip) Upon Request

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About your trip

  • Green Bay
  • Hubertus (Holy Hill)
  • Our Lady of Good Help Shrine
  • Champion
  • St. Norbert College and Abbey

Wisconsin's Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is the only Marian Apparition site currently official recognized by the Vatican in the whole United States. In 1859 Our Lady appeared in Champion to Adele Brise. Our Lady asked Adele to teach religion to children, so her father built a Chapel for her catechism classes. In 1971 a fire spread across Green Bay, and the resident spent the night walking around the chapel grounds, carrying a statue of Mary, and praying the Rosary. The Chapel was unharmed and the historic procession is reenacted annually. Green Bay's Catholic sites are a unique place for a pilgrimage, including the Holy Hill, St. Norbert College and Abbey, and St. Xavier Cathedral.

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