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20th Anniversary of Women of Grace

Pilgrimage to Mexico & Our Lady of Guadalupe

Celebrating the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Group Leader: Johnnette Williams

Guest Speaker: Kathleen Beckman, LHS

December 8 - 13, 2023

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20th Anniversary of Women of Grace Pilgrimage to Mexico & Our Lady of Guadalupe

Celebrating the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Group Leader:
Johnnette Williams

Guest Speaker:
Kathleen Beckman, LHS

December 8 - 13, 2023

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Mexico City · Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe · El Altillo · San Juan Teotihuacan · Puebla

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Mexico City · Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe · El Altillo · San Juan Teotihuacan · Puebla

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of "Women of Grace" by spending six days on a Catholic Pilgrimage with famed Catholic Speaker, Executive Producer, Radio Host, President & Founder of "Women of Grace" - Johnnette Williams. Accompanying her on this momentous trip is famed Author, Kathleen Beckman L.H.S. You will also be celebrating the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe! Come see the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the holiest place in the Western Hemisphere! Pray at the Shrine where Our Lady appeared to Saint Juan Diego. Visit sites in Mexico City, along with walking in the Footsteps of Blessed Conchita and Son Juana Ines de la Cruz. Spend a day in beautiful Puebla to see the incorrupt body of St Sebastian and visit the local markets famous for colorful pottery. Each day you will celebrate Mass, and In the evening, you will enjoy lectures from both Johnnette and Kathleen Beckman, L.H.S. Also, many *Special* Women of Grace activities are planned throughout to really catch the spirit of being there.


Johnnette Williams



Kathleen Beckman, LHS


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Your trip includes

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Sheraton Mexico City Maria Isabel Hotel
Mexico City

5 Nights

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Itinerary

Day 1: Friday - December 8th: Depart and Arrive in Mexico
Celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Make your way to your local airport where you will board your flight(s) to Mexico City. Upon arrival, you will collect your luggage in the baggage claim area, and continue to the Arrival's Hall where you will be greeted by a tour guide and/or driver. Transfer to your hotel. Enjoy free time before gathering as a group to celebrate a Special Mass in honor of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. After, we will gather for a Welcome Meeting, followed by dinner. Return to your hotel room for a restful nights sleep.

Day 2: Saturday - December 9th: Mexico City "In the Footsteps of Blessed Conchita and Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz"

Wake up in Mexico City! After breakfast, the first part of the morning we will dedicate to one of the most important women in the Mexican spiritual history, Blessed Conchita Concepcion Cabrera de Armida, a model for wives, mothers and lovers of Christ. We will board our bus and visit her house, which is now a museum, that includes a relic of our Blessed Conchita. Here you will meet with the Sisters of the Apostleship of the Cross and they will guide you through her house. We will continue to El Altillo where her remains currently rest. There will be time for prayer and meditation, and it is here that we will celebrate Mass. Then we will proceed to the Historical Center and have lunch. In the afternoon we will get to know more about Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, one of the most important women in Mexican history. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz was a writer, philosopher, composer, poet and a brave fearless Hieronymite Nun. She will quickly learn why she gained the nickname "the 10th Muse " and the "Phoenix of America". We will visit the Convent where she used to spend her religious life, and where she died in 1695. After this visit, you will return to Mexico City to tour the oldest and largest Cathedral in all of Latin America, the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven. Throughout your time in the Cathedral, you will be overwhelmed by the stunning paintings, altar pieces, and statues. Return to your hotel to enjoy a delicious dinner and rest before the next day of activities. Enjoy dinner and overnight.

*Lecture in the evening led by Kathleen Beckman, L.H.S.

Day 3: Sunday - December 10th: Excursion to Puebla

A fun-filled day is ahead of you. Enjoy a spectacular drive to what is known as Mexico's most beautify city - Puebla. On your ride, you will climb to over 10,000 feet above sea level, and view two magnificent peaks; one that is covered with snow and the other that is an active volcano. Upon arrival, you will visit the well preserved kitchen of the Nuns of the former Convent - Santa Rosa de Lima, a masterpiece of Talavera and colonial architecture. Upon arrival, you will begin your sightseeing tour and visit: the Cathedral dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, a treasure of colonial art. Also, the Church of St. Dominic to admire the Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary built in 1690. This is an outstanding example of Mexican Baroque, with dazzling use of gilded stucco and onyx stonework. The Church of St. Francis of Assisi is where you will view the incorrupt body of St. Sebastian of Aparicido, and have some free time for shopping at the local Parian market with its colorful, glazed pottery. Enjoy a typical poblano lunch will Mole tasting be served at a local restaurant. Return to your Hotel in Mexico City and make your way to the Banquet Room where "Women of Grace" have arranged a Special "Roses and Intentions" activity, in preparation for the upcoming Feast Day. After, you will gather in the evening for dinner and a restful overnight.

Day 4: Monday - December 11th: Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

After breakfast, depart for the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Patroness of the Americas), by way of the Plaza of the Three Cultures. You will first visit the Church of Santiago Tlatelolco where St. Juan Diego was baptized. This plaza is important as it symbolizes the unique blend of the pre-Hispanic, and Hispanic cultures that make up Mexico. Continue to the Shrine of Guadalupe, built in response to Our Lady's request to the visionary, St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin. Upon arrival at the Shrine, you will celebrate Mass and marvel at the brilliantly colored Basilica. Following Mass, we visit the various points of interest in the Tepeyac area surrounding the Basilica, each associated with the story of the apparitions of Our Lady. We see the original chapel on the exact site of the apparitions to Juan Diego (Capilla del Cerrito) and the Old Basilica completed in 1709. One special stop is La Capilla del Pocito (Chapel of the Little Well) - a well which opened under the feet of the Virgin. We will join the other pilgrims as you kneel in front of the "Tilma", where Our Lady's image was miraculously imprinted. Then, your group will be given a beautiful flower arrangement of Roses in honor of Our Lady, where each person will take a rose and lay it at the altar for prayers for family and friends. Your fun-filled busy day will culminate with a delicious dinner and an overnight at your hotel.

*Lecture in the evening led by Johnette

Day 5: Tuesday - December 12th: Mexico City
Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

After breakfast, we will begin a day that will be in our minds and hearts forever! Depart for the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe where we will pay tribute, and celebrate, her Anniversary. We will attend this very Special Mass of the Rosary, and take part of the joyful day at the Shrine. Enjoy lunch in the afternoon, and then transfer to the Church of Tulpetlec (also known as the Church of the 5th Apparition) where the Blessed Virgin Maria de Guadalupe appeared to Juan Bernardino, Juan Diego's uncle. Here you can find a well of healing water which locals drink from. Next, a final return visit to the Shrine to have some quiet time for prayer. After, you will have the remainder of the day free to spend at your own leisure. In the evening, we will gather for a special Farewell Dinner in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Women of Grace! Then, retire to your room to pack and for a restful overnight.

*Lecture in the evening led by Johnette

Day 6: Wednesday - December 13th: Return Home

After an early breakfast and heartfelt farewells, we transfer for Mexico City Airport for our return flights home.

*206 Tours Disclaimer: Though every effort will be made to follow the itinerary, it should be considered as an indication, rather than a contract of places to be visited. Occasionally local religious holidays, national days, weather, traffic conditions and other events may necessitate changes in the sequence of visits or the missing of certain visits.


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2023 Dates & Prices

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*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room $500.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) Upon Request

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) Upon Request

Pre Stay - Overnight Hotel & Breakfast

*All pricing is per person

Mexico City Pre Stay - Double Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $129.00 (USD)

Mexico City Pre Stay - Private Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $249.00 (USD)

Mexico City Pre Stay - Airport Transfer (Per Person) $59.00 (USD)

Post Stay - Overnight Hotel & Breakfast

*All pricing is per person

Mexico City Post Stay - Double Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $129.00 (USD)

Mexico City Post Stay - Private Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $249.00 (USD)

Mexico City Post Stay - Airport Transfer (Per Person) $59.00 (USD)

Options and upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room $500.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) Upon Request

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) Upon Request

Pre Stay - Overnight Hotel & Breakfast

*All pricing is per person

Mexico City Pre Stay - Double Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $129.00 (USD)

Mexico City Pre Stay - Private Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $249.00 (USD)

Mexico City Pre Stay - Airport Transfer (Per Person) $59.00 (USD)

Post Stay - Overnight Hotel & Breakfast

*All pricing is per person

Mexico City Post Stay - Double Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $129.00 (USD)

Mexico City Post Stay - Private Room w/breakfast only (Per Person) $249.00 (USD)

Mexico City Post Stay - Airport Transfer (Per Person) $59.00 (USD)

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About your trip

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  • Shrine of Guadalupe
  • Mexico City
  • San Juan Teotihuacan
  • Puebla
Catolic Pilgrimage
About The Shrine of Guadalupe:

The Shrine at Guadalupe is considered the holiest place in the Western Hemisphere. Saint John Paul II preached to millions of the faithful from this holy Shrine during his 1979 visit to Mexico. The Basilica commemorates the Virgin Mary's appearance to a humble Indian and honors her request that a Shrine be built in Her honor. In December of 1531, Juan Diego informed a skeptical bishop of his encounter with Mary. A few days later, Juan returned to the site of the vision and once again Our Mother appeared. The humble man relayed the bishop's request for proof of Her visitation, whereupon the Virgin instructed Juan to gather roses from the frozen, rocky terrain and present them to the bishop. Remarkably for the cool season, he found a great number of roses strewn all around. Gathering the roses in sackcloth, he hurriedly took them to the bishop. When he opened the cloak to present the roses to the cleric, it was not Only *the blooms that amazed the bishop. Stamped on the humble cloth was an image of the Virgin! The same miraculous image exists for you to see, hanging in splendor above the main altar.

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