During life despise that which will avail you nothing at the hour of death.---ST. ANSELM.
Itinerary of the Day:
6:30 AM Breakfast.
7:30 AM Depart for today’s visits.
8:00 AM Visit the Basilica of St. Peter’s Chain,
Minor Basilica of Holy Cross of
Jerusalem – relics of the True Cross,
Minor Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside
the Wall, Marmertine Prison of St. Paul
and St. Peter.
11:15 AM Buffet Lunch.
12:30 PM Depart for Assisi.
2:30 PM Visit and pray at the Portiuncula
where St. Francis of Assisi built and lived.
3:00 PM Visit the rose garden outside the Church where it helped St.
Francis to control his temptation of the flesh.
3:15 PM Visit the ancient city and castle of Assisi – beware of hills.
4:00 PM Church of St. Clare, ancestral home of St. Francis of Assisi.
5:00 PM Chinese and English Masses at the Basilica of St. Francis.
6:00 PM Free Time.
8:00 PM Return back to Rome – two hours bus ride.