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World Meeting of Families
2015 Philadelphia

The World Meeting of Families is an international event of prayer, catechesis and celebration.  It was conceived by Pope John Paul II as a way to look at strengthening the sacred bonds of the family unit across the globe.  The first World Meeting took place in Rome in 1994 and subsequently every three years the Conference has been held at different locations around the globe.  This will be the first time it is held in the United States.

The Diocese of Gary is organizing two pilgrimages to assist and engage families and individuals interested in participating in this exciting event:

Option 1: Full Conference and Papal Visit package through Canterbury Pilgrimages & Tours
September 22 – 25, 2015

Join the Diocese of Gary for the 2015 World Meeting of Families Conference and Papal Visit.  The theme for this year is “Love is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive”.  This complete package will include:

  • Roundtrip airfare from Midway
  • Five night at the Wingate by Wyndham in Voorhees, NJ (suburb of Philadelphia)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Two dinner in the greater Philadelphia area
  • Luxury motor coach transportation
  • Sightseeing opportunities in historic Philadelphia as well as visits to are Shrines and Basilicas
  • Assistance of a representative while on pilgrimage in Philadelphia.

Price Per Person:

Single: $2095  
Double: $1695   
Triple: $1575   
Quad: $1475

To learn more or to register, please click here!


Option 2: Papal Visit bus package
September 26-27, 2015

The Diocese has reserved two 55 passenger buses and hotel rooms for families and individuals interested in participating in the Festival of Families and Papal Mass Pilgrimage.   This package will include:

  • Roundtrip travel by bus departing from a local parish
  • Three nights at the Hampton Inn in Mount Holly, NJ (suburb of Philadelphia)
  • Daily breakfast

Price Per Person:

Single/one bus seat: $850  
Double/two seats: $550   
Triple/three seats: $450   
Quad/four seats: $400

Click here to Register!

Questions?  Please call Catholic Charities at 219.886.3549 X303 or attend one of our upcoming information sessions:

Upcoming Information Sessions:

  • March 2, 2015 at 7:00PM at Catholic Charities in Michigan City (321 West 11th St)
  • March 5, 2015 at 7:00PM at Holy Spirit in Winfield
  • March 8, 2015 following the 10:00AM Mass at St. Casimir in Hammond
  • March 9, 2015 at 7:00PM at St. Thomas Aquinas in Knox
  • March 10, 2015 at 7:00PM at Our Lady of Grace in Highland

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