ORP has been officially charged by the Vatican as the main organizer of logistics during the Jubilee. All pilgrims who wish to cross the Holy Door in St. Peter's will have to register with ORP.  If you are interested in coming to Rome during this Jubilee Year (December 2015-November 2016), we will work with you to plan a spiritual  journey visiting the all the most holy sites in the Eternal City, with optional extensions to additional sacred locations in Italy, Europe and the Holy Land. Learn more...



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I am convinced that the whole church—that has much need to receive mercy because we are sinners—will find in this Jubilee the joy to rediscover and render fruitful the mercy of God, with which we are all called to give consolation to every man and woman of our time.

Pope Francis,

March 13, 2015, convoking the Jubilee Year

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.

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.

Pilgrimage to Rome, with Retreat in Assisi & Padova

Come share the Graces of the Saints & Martyrs of Rome

with Father Leo LeBlanc, Worcester Diocese, MA

October 2-13, 2016

This pilgrimage, although being adapted to this day and age, is meant to capture the pilgrim spirit of the middle ages.  Read more...

Pilgrimages to Quebec in Canada

July 21–25, 2016

October 7–11, 2016

A pilgrimage close to home to connect you with the pilgrimages to Rome for this Jubilee Year of Mercy. Includes St. Joseph Oratory in Montreal, a retreat at the Ermitage of Saint Antoine, Saint Anne de Beaupré, and Quebec City to cross the Holy Door at Notre Dame Basilica. Read more…

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Pilgrimage:
The Golden Jubileee

Rome, Assisi and Lucca

May 30–June 11, 2017

Pentecost in Rome with Pope Francis for an explosive outburst of the Holy Spirit and a dynamic harvest of mercy and grace worldwide. Read more…

The Holy Land with optional Retreat at
La Salette (France)

Pilgrims Between the Two Mountains

with Father Flavio Gillio,
National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro, MA

September 20–October 5, 2016

The itinerary combines travel with lectures, moments for personal prayer and readings for a rich, on-site learning and transforming experience. Read more…

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