Public invited on pilgrimage to France

   Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., and the Diocese of Trenton will lead a pilgrimage to the shrines of France April 19 to April 29.
   The tour will include stops in Lourdes, Nevers, Lisieux and Paris, featuring Mass at the Grotto of Massabielle; Mass at the Basilica in Lourdes and the site where the Blessed Mother appeared to St. Bernadette; visit to Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Chapelle; Sacre Coeur; the home of St. Therese of Lisieux; Chartres and the Louvre.
   The cost is $4,295 per person and will include roundtrip airfare from Newark International Airport (airport taxes and fuel surcharges of $585 included, but are subject to change at time of ticketing); basic travel insurance; English-speaking tour guide; daily buffet breakfast and dinner; first class hotel accommodations; farewell dinner at the Eiffel Tower, all admission and sightseeing charges; tips and gratuities, a press release said.
   Father Ian Trammell, pastor of St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square, is pilgrimage coordinator, and SELECT International Tours is the travel agency. Reservation deadline is Feb. 10; final payment must be submitted by March 2.
   For further information, contact Father Trammell or Kathy Head at 609-587-4877, ext. 270 or Marianne Murphy at Select International Tours at 800-842-4842 or e-mail: [email protected], or visit