Each June and October, we offer Special Needs Pilgrimages for those with illness, disabilities, and other special needs, accompanied by a team of medical and lay volunteers who provide supportive care for each pilgrim.
Being a volunteer at Lourdes is both a profound and extraordinary privilege. All persons of goodwill with a sincere desire to assist those in need are invited to offer service at Lourdes!
Draw nearer to God in the company of Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette as we share the reverence and sanctity of the Pilgrimage experience with those who cannot actually go to Lourdes.
Marlene Watkins, President and Foundress of Lourdes Volunteers, was named by Our Sunday Visitor as one of their 2015 Catholics of the Year. For her founding and continued leadership of Lourdes Volunteers, which serves the sick in Lourdes, brings the sick to Lourdes,...read more