Updated April 13, 2021
Those who feel ill during participation must inform us and a nurse immediately. We will help provide appropriate care, isolation and quarantine, following CDC guidelines, subject to additional costs.
Lebanon remains open to foreigners, requiring Covid PCR tests upon arrival and 2-day quarantines.
Israel just announced that in May, vaccinated tourists organized in groups will be permitted to enter. Most Israeli citizens are vaccinated, and since the vaccinations began, cases are reported to have decreased by 97%, resulting in what they are calling a state of "collective immunity."
We predict that travel to France this summer will only be possible if you enroll in an institute and apply for a student visa. We have a house that provides housing and spiritual life for students! An immersion there will more likely be possible this fall. Peru is also dubious.
We will adjust our tentative dates accordingly, and continue to plan alternative activities in Colorado. Here is a website with more updates and details.
We are working with a public health nurse to continually monitor the current pandemic situation. Visitors must be free of symptoms, avoid contact with those who are ill or contagious, and remain vigilant before and during your travel.
If you cancel, your deposit is non-refundable and your payments are 75% applicable to other Beatitudes Missions experiences and 50% refundable. If we cancel, we will refund 50% of the deposit and your payments will be 100% applicable to other Beatitudes Missions experiences and 90% refundable. If payments were received from benefactors, we may have to discuss whether we can give them directly to you or transfer, in the future, to a mission, pilgrimage or retreat of any organization.
Fr. Anthony Ariniello, CB