2018 Pilgrimage Schedule

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Our 2018 Pilgrimage Packages include*:

  • Round trip airfare with Delta-Air France from gateway departure cities
  • Taxes and fuel surcharge (FSC)
  • Ground transfers
  • Sanctuaries’ shared accommodations
  • All meals
  • Assistance of experienced pilgrimage leader
  • Spiritual direction and daily Mass with the pilgrimage chaplain
  • Special needs pilgrimages provide supportive care and assistance of medical volunteers, caregivers and companions
  • Tours of Sanctuaries and holy places of Bernadette
  • Prayer in the Grotto
  • Escort to the Baths, Eucharistic and Candlelight Rosary Processions


*Prices based on shared occupancy; single supplement extra and subject to availability. Dates and prices subject to final confirmation. Travel-medical insurance is NOT included and is mandatory. Premiums vary based on trip cost and age.

** Pilgrimage Types explained below.
Hospitalité Service: Official service to the Hospitalite Notre-Dame de Lourdes for adults in good health from 18-75 years old.

Youth Service: Youth volunteers are between the ages of 14-18 and accompanied by chaperones in a 4:1 ratio of supervised service.

Pilgrimage Service: A team of medical and lay volunteers providing setup, housekeeping, dining room, hospitality and transport assistance to sick and handicapped pilgrims on a special needs pilgrimage.

Special Needs Pilgrimage: An opportunity for the sick, elderly, handicapped and those with special needs to make a spiritual journey to Lourdes with a physician escort and supportive medical care assistance provided.