The Friends of Saint Francis present a Fall 2018 trip to Italy -Nov 6-16, 2018.Join us on an inspirational journey through the rolling hills and lively cities of beautiful Italy. Attend the weekly papal audience and receive the blessing given by His Holiness, Pope Francis. Discover the incomparable splendor of the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Spend time at the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, the beloved saint’s hometown. Stay two nights in San Giovanni Rotondo, and pray in the church dedicated to St. Pio of Pietrelcina – “Padre Pio.” Reflect at the Grotto of Michael the Archangel, on the rugged Gargano Peninsula. Discover the Abbeys of Santissima Trinita and Montecassino. In the town of Pompeii, have time at the Madonna del Rosario Sanctuary, one of the most famous shrines of Christianity. The Friends of Saint Francis and 1st Class Travel will host a FREE TRAVEL SHOW about the trip: Wednesday, October 18th at 6pm Saint Francis Medical Center Saint John of God Room (front fountain entrance) Cape Girardeau, MO The Travel Show will include detailed information about the trip itinerary, accommodations, inclusions and costs. To R.S.V.P. for the Travel Show or for more information about the Shrines of italy trip in general, contact Shari Elfrink or Leigh Segraves at 1st Class Travel, 573-651-0088 or email email@example.com.