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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

4th and 5th day of the Rome, Lourdes and Fatima Pilgrimage

Arriving at the hotel in Genova
Bishop Julius presiding mass at the hotel in Genova

 Forth Day (September 19th):
The 45 pilgrims, of which 16 from the Diocese of Sandakan,  started the day, traveling by coach at 8.00 am from Rome to Genova (Italy)  with stopping over in between for freshening up.We finally arrived at La Spezia, situated at Northern Italy, early in the evening at 5.00 pm and checked into the hotel.
Basilica of the BVM of Guard at Marseilles
Bishop Julius celebrating daily mass at the Basilica
Taking a rest after the mass
Fifth Day (September 20th):
We spent the whole day traveling from Genova, an important seaport  in Northern Italy to Marseilles, the largest commercial port in France from 8am to 5pm. Arrived at Marseilles and proceed straight to the Basilica of Mary the Guard where Bishop celebrated the daily mass at the Basilica.

Raymond Wong

1 comment:

  1. I like the pix....thanks for sharing these with all...=)
    hope that someday I can go for such pilgrimage as well...=)



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