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OCP Pilgrimages


OCP Pilgrimages

Join us on an authentic experience of faith and exploration. Bring a friend or make new ones as you travel with us to sites of both Catholic and historical importance throughout Europe and Asia. Each pilgrimage offers the opportunity to visit churches, castles, museums and more, all while experiencing local culture. Trips are planned to resume Spring 2022 after being temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please check back here for updated information on our world-class pilgrimages.


Oberammergau Passion Play

September 1-13, 2022


Join OCP Pilgrimages in Germany, Switzerland and Austria! Msgr. Rick Paperini, pastor of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Portland, will lead the 13-day pilgrimage to the Oberammergau Passion Play. Some highlights of the pilgrimage include:

  • Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag parliament building and Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, Germany
  • Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche) and Court Church (Catholic Hofkirche) in Dresden, Germany
  • St. George’s Church, home of the Holy Blood altarpiece, in Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber, Germany
  • Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument in Lucerne, Switzerland
  • St. Jacob’s Cathedral and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, Austria
  • Performance of the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany
  • Marienplatz in Munich, Germany
  • Daily Mass

For more information contact OCP Pilgrimages’ Carol Percin at 1-800-LITURGY or email

*Price includes roundtrip airfare from Portland, first class hotel accommodations and most meals. Airline taxes and fuel surcharges may increase price.


Browse previous OCP Pilgrimages

Past OCP Pilgrimage destinations have included tours of:

  • France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany: Paris, Lisieux, Caen, Normandy, Mont St. Michel, Tours, Nevers, Paray-le-Monial, Ars-sur-Formans, Lyon, Avignon and Nice in France; Monaco; Como in Italy; Mount Pilatus and Lake Lucerne in Switzerland; and Neuschwanstein Castle, Munich and the Dachau memorial and museum in Germany.
  • Greece: Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Olympia, Patras, Delphi, and the islands of Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete and Santorini in Greece; Ephesus and Patmos in Turkey.
  • Greece and Italy: Athens, Mycenae, Nafplio, Olympia, Patras, and Delphi in Greece; Bari, Monte St. Angelo, San Giovanni Rotondo and Rome in Italy.
  • Greece and Turkey: Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Olympia, Patras, Delphi, Piraeus, and the island of Rhodes in Greece; Kusadasi, Ephesus, Selcuk, and Pamukale in Turkey. The pilgrimage included visits to six of the Seven Churches of the Revelation.
  • Israel: Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Mount of Beatitudes, Caesarea, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Cana, Capernaum, Golan, Jericho, Masada, and The Dead Sea.
  • Italy and Austria: Rome, Assisi, Florence, Venice and Verona in Italy; and Innsbruck, Salzburg and Vienna in Austria.
  • Italy: Venice, Florence, Siena, Assisi, Rome, Pompeii, Sorrento, the Isle of Capri, Naples, Palermo, Montreale, Agrigento, Siracusa and Taormina.
  • Italy: Rome, Assisi, Florence, Ravenna, and Como.
  • Portugal, Spain and Lourdes: Santarem, Fatima, Coimbra, and Porto in Portugal; Santiago de Compostela, Salamanca, Alba de Tormes, Madrid, Loyola, San Sebastian, Montserrat, and Barcelona in Spain; and Lourdes in France.
  • Scandinavia: Copenhagen, Odense, Aarhus and Hirtshals in Denmark; Bergen, Mount Fløyen, Voss, Myrdal, Flåm, Leikanger, Geiranger, Lillehammer, Hamar and Oslo in Norway; Örebro and Stockholm in Sweden.
  • Southern Italy and Sicily: Rome, San Giovanni Rotondo, Monte Sant’ Angelo, Bari, Alberobello, Matera, Taormina, Siracusa, Agrigento and Palermo.
  • Spain, Morocco and Portugal: Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and the Costa del Sol, all in Spain; Tangier, Morocco; Evora, Lisbon and Fatima, in Portugal.
  • Wales, Ireland, Scotland and England: Windsor Castle, Cardiff in Wales; Waterford, Blarney, Killarney, Galway, Knock, Sligo, all in Ireland; Belfast, in Northern Ireland; Edinburgh, in Scotland; the Lake District, York and London in England.

About OCP Pilgrimages

Those who travel with OCP Pilgrimages have opportunities for prayer and reflection as they visit Marian shrines and spectacular Catholic churches and cathedrals. Accompanied by a Catholic priest, pilgrims travel via modern air-conditioned motor coach, and are led by English-speaking tour guides. Trip costs include all air transportation, lodging and meals.

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