Your group travel package is offered by Bon Voyage Travels, which is a licensed travel company under the national recognized travel agency of KHM Travel. Bon Voyage Travels is partnered with Compulabs Etc LLC, a Texas technology company to offer group travel services and pilgrimages as “St Peter Claver Pilgrimages”.
StPeterClaverPilgrimages.com offers world class international group travel services to with a focus on under-served communities.
The principals of the Bon Voyage Travels (Mary Battle) and Compulabs Etc. LLC (Howard Rattliff Jr.) are active members of the Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary.
We are thank you for your interest and we invite you to join us as we spread the Claver message.
About St. Peter Claver
St. Peter Claver was born in Verdu, Catalonia, Spain, in (1580-1654), of impoverished parents descended from distinguished families. He studied at the Jesuit college of Barcelona, entered the Jesuit novitiate at Tarragona in 1602. While studying philosophy at Majorca, St. Peter Claver was influenced by St. Alphonsus Rodriguez to go to the Indies.
In 1610, he landed at Cartagena (Colombia), the principle slave market of the New World. After his ordination in 1616, he dedicated himself by special vow to the service of the Negro slaves, a work that was to last for 40 years. He labored unceasingly for the salvation of the African slaves and the abolition of the Negro slave trade, and the love he lavished on them was something that transcended the natural order. Through his efforts thousands have enter entered the Church.
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