Digital Pilgrimage: Not going to Lourdes? Share in the Oblate Pilgrimage to Lourdes from your home
Very soon, more than 600 pilgrims will depart for the Annual Oblate Pilgrimage to Lourdes. We travel from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. Many of us are travelling for the first time, some are members of our Lourdes Hospitality team, others are travelling as assisted pilgrims and some 100 young people are part of our Oblate Youth Service. We know that there are many who, for various reasons, were unable to travel with the pilgrimage this year. And so, we would like to extend an invitation to those of you at home to participate in our digital pilgrimage during our days in Lourdes.
Here’s how you can take part:
Daily Reflection and Prayer
We will be publishing a short reflection and prayer for each day of our pilgrimage from the 14th -19th of September. Sign up to receive our daily reflection and prayer to your email inbox each day – we will also be publishing these on our social media pages each day too.
We will share this on our social media sites here but you can also sign up to receive these daily reflections straight to your inbox by signing up here.
Sign up for daily reflections:
Here are links to our social media pages:
Please use and follow the hashtag #oblateslourdes19
Watch some of the services LIVE on Lourdes TV:
The Oblate Pilgrimage will be live at the Grotto on the following days and times:
Monday 16th September
Blessed Sacrament Procession 4pm (5pm French Local Time)
Tuesday 17th of September
Eucharist at the Grotto at 8.45 am (9.45am French local time)
Each day 14-19th at 8pm (9.00pm French local time)
Torchlight Rosary Procession
You can watch by clicking play on the Live Feed video from the Grotto below:
Saturday September 14th at 8.00pm (9.00pm French local time)
Sunday September 15th at 9.30am (10.30am French local time)
Stations of the Cross
Sunday September 15th at 1.00pm (2.00pm French local time)
Mass of Saint Eugene de Mazenod
Monday September 16th at 9.00am (10.00am French local time)
Blessed Sacrament Procession
Monday September 16th at 4pm (5pm French Local Time)
Monday September 16th at 7.30pm (8.30pm French local time)
Eucharist at the Grotto
Tuesday September 17th at 8.45 am (9.45am French local time)
Mass of the Anointing
Wednesday 18th at 10.00am (weather permitting)
Wednesday 18th at 4.00pm (5.00pm local time)
Download the prayer leaflet for Oblate parishes by clicking the following link:
Through these short reflections, we join our prayers with the prayers of our Pilgrims in Lourdes. As we pray for them, we are assured that they are also praying for us.
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