UGCC Patriarchal Pilgrimage Center commences its activity in 2009 based of the decree of His Beatitude Lubomyr Husar. In December 2013 the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk gave a blessing to the Patriarchal Pilgrimage Center to promote pilgrimages in our Church.
UGCC Patriarchal Pilgrimage Center aims to: (i) promote pilgrimage movement in the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church; (ii) coordinate pilgrimages between UGCC eparchies; (iii) promote Christian spiritual and cultural centers and shrines in Ukraine and worldwide.
UGCC Patriarchal Pilgrimage Center arranges:
- Pilgrimage tours to the Holy Land
We arrange tours to Israel where pilgrims visit major evangelical shrines of the Holy Land (Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Cana of Galilee, etc.). The list of tours can be found in “Tours to Holy Land” Section above. Our pilgrimages fly to the Holy Land from Kyiv. If you are traveling from other destination, you may join our group in Tel Aviv and we will provide you with individual guidance and tour calculation upon request.
- Pilgrimage tours to Europe
Tours to shrines of Rome, Vatican, Bari, Lourdes, Fatima are the most popular among pilgrims from all over the world. The full list of tours to European shrines can be found in “Tours to Europe” Section above. If you would like to join us in these tours, please send us request at email email@example.com and we will provide you with individual guidance and tour calculation.
- Tours to UGCC shrines and Ukrainian cultural places
We arrange tours to Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church shrines, churches, monasteries and exhibits of miraculous icons. Pilgrimages to Zarvanytsya, Hoshiv, Univ, Krechhiv, Stradch, Krylos are the most popular among the UGCC pilgrims. We also arrange sightseeing individual and group tours in Kyiv and within Ukraine. The full list of tours within Ukraine is listed in “Tours in Ukraine” Section above.
We arrange individual and group pilgrimage tours with support of a priest who provides spiritual guidance for the pilgrims and an experienced tour guide.
Our pilgrimage routes are developed by qualified managers to assure the highest level of comfort and great value for your money!
You are welcome to send your questions and tour requests at our email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at: +38 (044) 279-19-20; +38 (096) 330-96-79. English speaking managers will provide you with all required information.