FutureChurch is leading a pilgrimage to Rome from March 27 - April 3, 2019 with optional trip to Naples and Pompeii from April 3 - April 5, 2019 featuring Christine Schenk, CSJ, author of Crispina and Her Sisters: Women and Authority in Early Christianity, as educational director. Register and pay by December 31, 2018 and receive a 10% discount.
Explore the lives and roles of women in Early Christianity with expert Sr. Christine Schenk as she leads pilgrims to archaeological sites and museums in Rome and Ostia. Find evidence of their authority and leadership at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, San Clemente Basilica, Basilica of St. Pudentiana, St. Praxedes Basilica, Catacombs of Priscilla, Catacombs of Marcellinus and Pietrus, Catacombs of Marcellinus and Pietrus, Church of Santa Sabina, the excavation beneath St. Peter’s. Find burial artifacts and other evidence of early Christian life at the Vatican Museums: Pio Clementino, Maps, Tapestries, Raphael rooms, The Sistine Chapel, Ostia. Enjoy the sites and history found at the Colosseum & Roman Forum. After Rome, participants can also choose to travel to Naples and Pompeii to explore several archaealogical sites there showing evidence of women's leadership and authority.
A learning journey and so much more, join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity with educational leader Sr. Christine Schenk along with Russ Petrus, M.Div., associate director of FutureChurch who will serve as the pilgrimage's spiritual director.