Father Michael Gallagher’s 2020 Pilgrimage to the Passion Play

NOTE – As of July 2019 this pilgrimage is POSTPONED UNTIL 2022 DUE TO COVID-19

4 SEPT 2020     Depart from Dulles Airport in the evening.  Dinner and movie on board.

5 SEP 2020       Arrive Frankfurt International Airport.  After Customs and Passport Control, meet our guide and driver and drive to Heidelberg.  We’ll visit Heidelberg and stroll through the historic city center’s Gothic streets. We’ll see Heidelberg Castle, the symbolic heart of the city; Alte Brucke, a beautiful 18th-century bridge; and Father will celebrate Mass.  Check into our hotel and enjoy dinner and overnight.

6 SEP 2020       After breakfast, on the way to the Black Forest, we’ll drive to Maulbroon and visit the Medieval abbey which is World UNESCO Heritage site still in operation. Father will celebrate Mass in the Monastery and we’ll have time to enjoy this special place before continuing to the Black Forest and our hotel for 3 nights.

7 SEP 2020      After breakfast, a day trip to France to visit the Cathedral in Strassbourg where Father will celebrate Mass.  We’ll have a day to explore this Alsace region before returning to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

8 SEP 2020     After breakfast, a wonderful day to relax and enjoy the Black Forest. Home to half-timbered houses, cuckoo clocks, coffee houses and Black Forest cakes.

9 SEP 2020    After breakfast, we’ll drive to  Switzerland and near Schaffhausen  visit the Rhinefall.    We’ll visit Stein am Rhein, the  most beautiful medieval city in the country.  Father will celebrate Mass and then we’ll continue to Lake Constance and our hotel for 2 nights.

10 SEP 2020    After breakfast, drive to St. Gallen and visit the beautiful Baroque Cathedral and the world famous Abbey library.  Father will celebrate Mass in one of the beautiful chapels before we continue to Neuschwanstein to visit Ludwig II’s castle.  Dinner and overnight in Fussen.

11 SEP 2020   After breakfast, we drive to the little German village of Oberammergau to watch the Passion Play.  We will have dinner and overnight in Oberammergau.

12 SEP 2020   After breakfast, we will have time to shop in Oberammergau before we drive to the Ettal Monastery where Father will celebrate Mass.  Continue  to Munich and have a short city tour and some free time before checking into our hotel for dinner and overnight.

13 SEP 2020    Time to say Auf wiedersehen and return home with memories to Give Thanks and Remember.

PRICE:  $3,565.00
      . Round-trip airfare from Washington to Germany
        .  All taxes and fuel surcharges
· All transfers and assistance with arrival and departure
· Deluxe bus transportation required
· Hotel accommodations in double and triple rooms using  4* hotels with private baths
· Half board (breakfast and dinner) daily
· Services of local guides
· Services of a Certified Tour Manager from the USA
· All entrance fees as shown on the itinerary
· Tickets for Oberammergau Passion Play
  Daily Mass and spiritual direction
· A tip fund of $130.00 to cover all expected tips
· Expenses of a personal nature
· Meals not mentioned. Drinks with dinner.
· Single supplement of $675.00 when no roommate (Note: limited # singles)
A deposit of $500.00 is required to confirm your space.  1/2 of the balance is due January 15, 2020 and the final balance will be due no later than JUNE 1, 2020.  Please note that all payments must be made by check as we do not accept credit cards to keep prices down.
  A copy of the face page of your passport must be submitted with your deposit.
Cancellations MUST be made in writing and refunds are subject to the following charges:
· More than 90 days prior to departure – $350 pp
· Between 60-90 days prior to departure:  25% of tour
· Between 45-59 days prior to departure: 50% of tour
· Between 31-44 days prior to departure: 75% of tour
· Less than 30 days to departure: 100%
Travel insurance is available. Please call for information. 1-800-7-THANKS
Please print, fill out and return with deposit and copy of the facepage of your passport.
Give Thanks and Remember will confirm details upon receipt of payment.
I/WE want to join Father Gallagher and the Give Thanks and Remember Pilgrimage to Oberammergau 2020.
Enclosed is my/our deposit of $500.00 per person. I/WE understand that the balance must be paid by 1 May 2020.


NAME ON PASSPORT: _____________________________________________________________

DATE OF BIRTH (for airlines) _________________

This MUST match your passport

Name for Badge while on Tour __________________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________________________

Phone(cell): __________________________________________________________________________

Email: ____________________________________________________________________________

Roommate: ________________________________________________________________________

Single Room is an additional charge of $575.00. Must pay if no roommate.

NOTE: US citizens do not need a visa but PASSPORT MUST BE GOOD FOR 6 MONTHS BEYOND RETURN to the USA. Apply early! Non US Citizens: it is YOUR responsibility to know if a visa is necessary and to obtain them from you country’s Embassy if it is.

Please make all checks out to : Give Thanks and Remember LLC (sorry no credit cards)

Mail to:

Give Thanks and Remember

1484 Morris Pond Drive, Ste B2

Locust Grove, VA 22508


Questions:  Call Heidi at 540-760-6387