John Paul II Birthday Tour
Date, Time, & Location
About the Event
Visit the places St John Paul II visited while in Chicago on the exact anniversary of his 100th birthday - a joy-filled and historic visit of beautiful churches close to his heart. As a herald of the New Springtime of the Faith, St John Paul II is remembered and imitated by millions throughout the world. Join us as we celebrate his life and continuing legacy. Share your stories of your experiences, or learn something about him. Enjoy a memorable tour which in which you will follow literally in the footsteps of the “Pilgrim Pope.”
Holy Name Cathedral: 735 N. State St. Chicago, IL
St Hedwig: The Hidden Jewel of Bucktown
Basilica of St Hyacynth: Visited by Polish Presidents and dignitaries including Pope John Paul II. Designated as a Minor Basilica in 2003.
Though no lunch is scheduled for this tour - feel free to ask your guide about local options.
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Transportation is not included. Street parking available at the Cathedral, free church-lot parking at the other destinations.
Want to take this tour on another date? Several variations on this theme are available.
Just call! 312-869-2286. Minimum group size 5; max. size varies.
- Youth John Paul II - Birthday$20$200$0
- Senior: John Paul II -Birthday$30$300$0
- Adult: John Paul II - Birthday$35$350$0
- John Paul II Birthday & Mine 2$0$00$0