If you would like to join the Post Seminar Pilgrimage, please send an email to registration@jms2019.org to be put on the preliminary sign up list. Spaces are limited and we need to know as soon as possible to secure accommodation during the high season.


Aug 12, Mon

VANCOUVER – NORTH VANCOUVER – DUNCAN – VICTORIA Pick up from downtown Vancouver and drive to Stanley Park totem poles for a meeting with representatives of the local indigenous community for an introduction to their culture; then we drive to North Vancouver and have a program at St. Paul’s Church, on the Squamish Mission Reserve with the local priest and Squamish Elders – then lunch and chance to mingle with members of the community – mid afternoon ferry to Nanaimo and drive to Victoria, stopping in Chemainus to see the wall murals – check into hotel and at leisure (dinner on own).

Aug 13, Tue

VICTORIA After breakfast morning visit to the Royal BC Museum and then afternoon at leisure to enjoy the capital of the province Optional: Whale watching adventure

Aug 14, Wed

VICTORIA After breakfast drive along the beautiful coast, past 0 Mile Marker, Uplands and the University of Victoria to the famous Butchart Gardens, then with the ferry to the mainland and visit the fishing village of Steveston before ending the day in Vancouver late afternoon and drop off in downtown


  • 2 nights accommodation in Tourist Class Hotel in Victoria
  • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Bus and driver/guide
  • Ferry to/from Vancouver Island, entrance to Royal BC Museum, Butchart Gardens
  • Program with members of the Squamish First Nation in North Vancouver

Not Included:

  • Meals not mentioned
  • Optional whale watching

Cost per person:

In Cdn dollars, depending on group size – cost approx.

in twin/double - $ 700

in single - $ 900