Vatican City is home to the Roman Catholic Church, so it’s no surprise that religion plays a key part in the Italian lifestyle. But, spirituality extends much further than the Sistine Chapel. From yoga excursions, to ancient Jewish synagogues, to following the steps of ancient leaders like Saint Francis through the lush National forests, Italy has something for everyone who aims to reconnect with their spirituality.
ENCOUNTER THE HOLY SPIRIT
The Holy Spirit is the personified soul of the Catholic Church, filling it with zeal, wisdom and love. Encounter the Holy Spirit takes a journey into the lives of Saint Padre Pio, Saint Michael the Archangel, Saint Augustine, his mother Saint Monica, and the Patron Saints of Italy; Saints Francis of Assisi and Catherine of Siena. Together, we’ll understand what inspired these saints’ deep devotion to God, as well as witnessing some of their sufferings and hardships. Locations included: Gargano, Pietrelcina, Rome, Siena.