Gothic France – Pilgrimage for Summer 2021

May 21, 2021 - May 31, 2021

Alexandria – As part of the Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) Bicentennial Campaign celebration, the Seminary is offering an extraordinary pilgrimage through Gothic France in the summer of 2021.


Led by the Very Rev. Ian S. Markham, Ph.D. and the Rev. J. Barney Hawkins IV, Ph.D., this once-in-a-lifetime  pilgrimage will will include visits to: the church of St Pierre de Montmartre, the Sacré Coeur Basilica with its mosaic of Christ in Glory, the St Denis Basilic, guided tours of Notre Dame de Chartres Cathedral and Notre Dame Cathedral, Sainte Chapelle, the St Séverin Church, the Cluny Museum, Mont Saint Michel, the Abbey of Mont Saint Michel, Bayeux cathedral, Normandy, and the D-Day Museum.
This marvelous tour is May 21-31, 2021. A deposit for each person will be due by January 1, 2021 to guarantee a space. Enrollment is limited.
For further details, please email The Rev. J. Barney Hawkins IV, Ph.D. at [email protected].

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