Kairos Pilgrimages represents ORP in North America and was established specifically to support ORP pilgrims travelling from the United States and Canada to the most important Christian destinations in the world, including our interfaith and missionary itineraries. Read more about our destinations and our services.

Visiting sacred places can connect pilgrims with a source of help through which they may be able to experience a taste of real joy.

Learn how Kairos and ORP can bring you there.

Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi (ORP) is the Vatican’s pilgrimage organization.
For 80 years ORP has been organizing pilgrimages to the most important spiritual destinations
 in the world and has helped thousands of pilgrims deepen their faith.






in Italy, France, the Holy Land and La Salette

In 2015 Father Flavio Gillio, Assistant Director of the Shrine of La Salette in Attleboro, Massachusetts will lead three very special pilgrimages–courses–retreats: in Italy, France and The Holy Land, all combined with a retreat at La Salette in France.

They are meant to be a journey to deepen the experience of God’s unconditional love; a journey to explore and appreciate Scriptures’ transforming role for a lifetime of growth and service. Read more...

Year of the Consecrated Life

Pilgrimage to Rome for Symposium at the Vatican with optional extensions to the Holy Land

Pilgrimage for Religious Orders
January 26–February 3, 2016

Pilgrimage for Consecrated Virgins and Secular Institutes
January 27–February 3, 2016


Pilgrimage to Rome, with Retreat in Assisi

Come share the Graces of the Saints & Martyrs of Rome

October 11-22, 2015

Father Leo Le Blanc of Worcester Diocese, Massachusetts  is excited to offer a real pilgrimage of the heart and soul as well as the mind and body.  Read more...


A Kairos Project:

Our First Pilgrimage to the North American Shrines

Kairos, in cooperation with local providers, is happy to present an itinerary that  covers the most beautiful shrines between Boston and Quebec City.  Read more...

May we try to listen and be silent in order to make space for the beauty of God.

Pope Francis,

Twitter, December 24, 2014

News and Press


A Conversation with  Bishop McManus:

Lenten Journeys and Pilgrimages













Bishop McManus, diocese of Worcester, enlightens us with some important pondering about Lent.

How can a pilgrimage journey be connected with Lent? What is a pilgrimage?

Patrizia De Libero shares some insights about these questions and the ORP/Kairos ministry.


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