travel. experience. be moved.
No matter what new country I visit, I tend to feel I belong there in some small way.
I enjoy travel immensely. It is critical that we learn about others in order to become aware of both similarities and differences, and in order to begin to understand them and ourselves better.
The program went surprisingly well in a group of 80 plus! The pilgrimage tone colored everything and the people acted accordingly. What a joy to witness their mutual care and concern!
I learned how complex conflicts are, burned in culture and history, and it was beautiful to see the changes in perceptions and perspectives that occurred through interfaith dialogue.
After experiencing illume it will not be possible to go to any other company. Starting from our contact with you to ask questions and make arrangements to book the tour, to experiencing the actuality of the tour, [it] was a very positive experience.
Pilgrimage and Religious Heritage
Visionary pastoral leaders organize pilgrimages and faith heritage travel programs as a way to advance continuing education and ongoing faith formation. These programs make religious history come to life, make tangible the formative events of their faith heritage, and shed new light on contemporary religious practice.
ACADEMIC STUDY AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
Travel seminars and study tours are an integral component to a complete educational experience.
INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT & MISSION
As our world becomes more interdependent, many organizations have begun to reflect a more international and global character in their membership, activities and mission.
As groups travel together, they celebrate their common heritage and traditions while learning about others.