What We Do On Pilgrimage

Every pilgrimage is different and structured according to the needs and limitations of our pilgrims, however, all our pilgrimages have a number of activities in common.  All pilgrimages include for example:

  • Regular time for prayer and reflection at the Grotto both as a group and individually.
  • The Blessed Sacrament Procession at least once.
  • Torchlight Procession at least once.
  • Baths and/or washing ceremony
  • Daily Mass
  • Anointing of the Sick
  • Submission of Petitions.

Other activities can also include:

  • Stations of the Cross
  • Praying the Rosary
  • Group candle lighting at the Grotto
  • A Group photograph
  • Visits to places in and around Lourdes
  • Shopping Opportunities
  • Social occasions for the group to relax and enjoy each others’ company.

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