Kairos Pilgrimages has been established specifically to serve the needs of ORP pilgrims traveling from the USA and Canada.
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 nearly 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.
There is an ancient rule for pilgrims, which Saint Ignatius adopts, and which is why I know it! In one of his rules he says that the person accompanying the pilgrim must walk at his or her pace, not going on ahead or falling behind. In other words, I envisage a Church that knows how to walk with men and women along the path. The pilgrim’s rule will help inspire us.
(Pope Francis, September 21, 2013)
As an American Catholic priest, who has been on a sabbatical in Rome, I've wanted to promote... a true 'faith-filled pilgrimage.' I did not want a pre-packaged pilgrimage.... read more
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We are here to support your calling and provide you with spiritual and logistical assistance as you prepare for and plan a pilgrimage.
We offer our help to organize your journey according to your time availability and the inner and outer destinations you wish to reach. Our pastoral attendants are happy to assist your group before, during and after the pilgrimage.
The Kairos Team
News and Events
ORP on pilgrimage to Iraq
Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi’s CEO and Vice-President Monsignor Liberio Andreatta led a pilgrimage to Iraq in the footsteps of Abraham. He is pictured here with Pope Francis, who is blessing the relics being delivered to Iraq. Read more about this journey.
The Good Catholic Life, Boston
Kairos co-founder, Patrizia Brown, will be interviewed in Boston on The Good Catholic Life radio program on March 4 by host Scot Laundy. She will be joined by Father Leo LeBlanc from Worcester Diocese and Father William Matt, Director of the Office for New Evangelization of Youth and Young Adults in the Boston Archdiocese.
Catholic Forum, Wilmington
Interview led by Robert Krebs, the Director of Communication of the Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware. Patrizia Brown is interviewed. Here is the podcast.
The ORP XI edition of the Marathon of Peace John Paul II in the Holy Land this year will be transformed into an International Walk for Peace.
Help us to support peace in the Holy Land by experiencing for yourself the real peace that comes from the blessing of a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Read more...
A Kairos Project:
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...