Updated October 4, 2021
All pilgrims traveling internationally with us are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. While we acknowledge that receiving a vaccination is a personal choice, with the current entry and movement restrictions put in place by the government for our international locations, it is impossible to participate in the program without being fully vaccinated. We do not require vaccinations for our activities in the US.
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 quarantines.
Israel just announced that 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."
France is open for anyone with a negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure. However, restaurants, public transportation, and other public spaces require a European Union Health Pass which can only be obtained if you are vaccinated.
We will adjust our tentative dates accordingly, and continue to plan alternative activities in Colorado.
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