Footsteps of Faith 2019 Study Tour with Catholic Theological College

Encountering the Christian Tradition

19 September – 15 October 2019

Join us on this exciting 27-day study tour, as we walk in the footsteps of saints and scholars, exploring our Christian tradition. Journey together on a pilgrimage of spirituality and faith, as history comes alive. Learn from the people and places of the past about the life of faith that is ours today.

View the 2019 CTC Study Tour Flyer


DUBLIN—5 days

The monastic tradition at Clonmacnoise; the Reformation in Ireland; Kilkenny; John Henry Newman; Apostolic religious in Australia; Maynooth and Daniel Mannix; Trinity College and the Book of Kells.

LONDON—7 days

Julian of Norwich; Reformation England; Margaret Clitherow and York Minster; Downside and Bath; Stonor Park and St Edmund Campion; Thomas More; the Chapel Royal at the Tower of London; John Henry Newman at Littlemore and Oxford.

BOLOGNA—6 days

Ravenna and the Eastern tradition; Milan; Sts Ambrose and Charles Borromeo; Bologna, Trent and Florence.

ROME—6 days

Ancient and modern Rome; Sts Peter and Paul; Catacombs of San Callisto; San Clemente; Basilicas; Sts Benedict and Scholastica at Subiaco; Orvieto; Angelus in St Peter’s Square; St Peter’s; Vatican II; Vatican Museums.


Tour leaders

  • Reverend Professor Austin Cooper OMI AM
  • Reverend Dr Max Vodola
  • Dr Frances Baker RSM

Study Opportunities

This tour can be assessed for credit for two units in Church History or in Spirituality, at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.


Travel: $13,498 per person, twin share
Audit fee: $1,200 (paid to CTC by all travellers)
Land only (without airfares): $11,198
Single-traveller supplement: $3,798

Contact for more information

Reverend Dr Max Vodola | max.vodola@ctc.edu.au
Dr Frances Baker RSM | frances.baker@ctc.edu.au

Come to a tour information session

  • Wednesday 24 October (4-6pm) OR
  • Saturday 24 November (11am-1pm)

at Catholic Theological College
278 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne

RSVP to attend an information session


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