Notre Dame Passion Ride
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Notre Dame Passion Ride

April 17 - April 18

Join the Chicago Region BMW Club on an overnight, weekend ride on a tour of shrines and sights around Legendary Notre Dame University and the remarkable Shrine of Christ’s Passion in St. John, IN.

We will begin the trip at Cracker Barrel in Hammond, IN for breakfast at 9 AM. We will then ride through Indiana Dunes State Park on Rt 12 then turn east through Southern Michigan. We then head south into South Bend. We will take in the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, The Basilica of the Sacred Heart (where we will have the option of taking in Mass at 5 PM), the Golden Dome, Knute Rockne Memorial and the Word of Life Mural (Touchdown Jesus).

We will spend the night at The Inn at St. Mary’s and have dinner in the area.

After breakfast Sunday Morning, we will ride along Rt. 2 finishing up in St. John, IN. We will tour The Shrine of Christ’s Passion ( and St. John the Evangelist Church ( We will grab dinner in St. John before heading back to Chicago.

RSVP to our ride leader, John Ciribassi, at The only fees for this trip will be your lodging which you will make on your own by contacting the Inn at St. Mary’s (Hotels in South Bend Indiana Near Notre Dame | The Inn at Saint Mary’s) or other lodging choices if you wish.


April 17
April 18


John Ciribassi


Cracker Barrel
7750 Corinne Dr
Hammond, IN 46323
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