Planning a Catholic Pilgrimage?
You don’t have to do it alone.

A pilgrimage can be a spiritual and relational high point for you and your community. But along with the potential for awakened souls and an unforgettable group experience comes an intense amount of planning and logistics. That’s where Verso can help.

Turn-key Solutions, Crafted from Experience

Over time, we’ve honed the art of what makes for a logistically-excellent, spiritually-rich pilgrimage experience. And now we’re offering it to you, so that you can worry less about planning and more about the spiritual direction of your group.

What We Offer:

Turn-key solution

We take care of all the details so you can focus on your ministry. We’ll coordinate registration and payment collection, take care of all travel arrangements, and handle all questions from your pilgrims. We will even help you promote and market your pilgrimage.

Vetted locations

We’ve done our homework by inspecting hotels, tasting menus, and scoping out hidden gems so you can trust that your group’s experience will be top notch.

World-class pilgrimage guides

Your guides will help to make the spiritual significance come alive by giving you the historical facts and cultural context necessary to get a full understanding of the places you visit.

Comprehensive travel packages

Hotels, meals, guides, tickets, tips – everything you need for a successful pilgrimage – are included standard in all of our packages.

Leaders travel FREE

Our standard packages include 1 free leader for every 15 full-paying pilgrims. Take your priest, sponsor a pilgrim, or use it for yourself!

Flexible group sizes

Whether you’ve got 10 pilgrims or 100 pilgrims, we can handle it.

Our mission is our ministry.

Ultimately, it’s our mission to help people grow closer to God through the experience of pilgrimage. So not only will your group receive suggested packing lists and travel tips from us, they will also receive spiritual preparation and prayer resources.

Expert-led, spiritually-rich trips. All designed to keep you and your investment safe.

Professionally Planned

As experts in travel and spiritual guidance, we plan everything from flights to holy site experiences.

Protected Investment

We ensure that you are protected in the event of rescheduling or cancellations, with a money-back guarantee and no change fees.

Intentional, Safe Trips

Safety is always our priority. With global safety in mind, we created a comprehensive SafelySent program.

Pilgrimages that Capture the
Heart of God

God is Near
God is Within Us
God is Full of Life
God is Restoring All Things
God is Inspiring
Custom Destination

Focused on the Logistical and the Spiritual

Before founding Verso Ministries, John Paul Lichon worked in college campus ministry with planning pilgrimages as a small part of his job. Not finding any pilgrimage companies that understood the full vision of Catholic pilgrimage and delivering on every aspect, he started a ministry that would.

On a Verso Ministries pilgrimage, we take care of all the logistical AND spiritual preparations so you can be truly present throughout your journey. Each step of the way is guided — curated to maximize sacred encounters with everything and everyone around you.

TRUSTED BY

Trusted By

“It is my pleasure to recommend Verso Ministries as a faith-filled, Christ-centered Catholic pilgrimage company. Their mission is to help people grow closer to God, and that shows in every aspect of the Verso pilgrimage experience. Their team is friendly, caring, and focused on personalized service. If you want to organize or go on a pilgrimage, travel with Verso Ministries. You’ll be in good hands.”
Bishop Kevin Rhoads, Diocese of Fort Wayne
“Verso provided a safe, quality travel experience, but even more important – a transformative pilgrimage. I truly appreciate the personal care, the individual attention, and the on-the-ground care our groups received. You are making a solid choice when traveling with Verso Ministries and will not regret the decision.”

Rev. Jonathan Meyer, All Saints Parish in Greenwood, IN, World Youth Day 2019

“Verso is extremely professional in all aspects of their tours. They take care of everything in advance, so all travelers need to do is enjoy the sights, sounds, and meaningful moments of their trip. I would certainly book a trip with them again in the future!”
Dan Allen, University of Notre Dame/Faith ND

“Verso Ministries has gained our trust and confidence that the Spirit is the center and guide of all their missions. Thank you for creating opportunities to encounter the Divine and going far beyond what we had expected with such attentive care to our physical, emotional, and spiritual development. Y’all truly made our hearts smile and we are deeply grateful for your constant communication and commitment to only delivering the highest quality of pilgrimages to those seeking, hoping, and journeying. Our group could not be more pleased with Verso Ministries’ professionalism, flexibility, and delivery of best practices in the most delightful manner!”

Yen Fasano, Group Leader, World Youth Day Panama 2019

Wondering about the bottom line?

We would love the opportunity to present a proposal for your group. We keep our prices reasonable, but also offer myriad opportunities to help you and your group get the word out, fundraise, and customize a trip so that as many people can experience it as possible.
All we need to get started is a short discovery call. Give us some basic info and we’ll be in touch!

Additional Resources

Our blog has endless insights to help you and your pilgrims have the journey of a lifetime.

Two pilgrims looking out atop a mountain as a metaphor for becoming the best versions of themselves.

Becoming the Best Version of Yourself Through Pilgrimage

“Pilgrimage is a chance to pray, build fellowship, and worship in a space designed to heighten your awareness of the spiritual. It’s why many pilgrims discover that they gain a new sense of what God is calling them to do, whether it’s a relationship, a career, or difficulty they’re facing.”

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