A Week of Grace and Gratitude

You’re invited to a Week of Grace and Gratitude

December 6th – December 12th! 

This Advent, join us for a grace-filled celebration of Lourdes Volunteers family gatherings!

Each day we invite you to join us in a special way to celebrate the graces of 2021.

As we conclude the Year of St. Joseph and celebrate Mary, our Mother, the Immaculate Conception, we reflect on the gifts we have received this year from Our Lord. We celebrate the gift of each other and of our faith that connects us!

All are welcome! We look forward to uniting spiritually with you!

How to join!

Simply visit this webpage. Your daily family gathering will premiere right here! We encourage all to RSVP for reminders! 


 Subscribe to our YouTube channel today and turn on the notification bell! All gatherings will premiere live on YouTube.

Our weeklong gift to you also includes the premiere of our NEW series on EWTN. 

My Lourdes Faith Journey, airing Dec. 6th – 9th at 5:30 PM ET

Watch the transforming personal pilgrimage stories told by our members.

 Watch on your local EWTN cable network.

Our Daily Family Gathering Schedule 

Mass of Gratitude- December 6th at 7:00 PM ET

A live-streamed Mass will be prayed by our Spiritual Director, Rev. Robert Hyde from the Diocese of Syracuse at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Camillus, NY to give thanks for all of our blessings.

Meet Rev. Robert Hyde before Mass!


Story and Song with Michael John and Mary Poirier- December 7th at 7:00 PM ET

Join North American Lourdes Volunteers members and ‘Leave A Light On’ spiritual mentors for a prayerful celebration told through story and song.

Meet Michael John and Mary!

Online Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage ExperienceTM – December 8th at 7:00 PM ET

Journey to the Grotto of our hearts on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Extraodinary Pandemic Plenary Indulgence granted by the Holy See with Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction.

Learn more about our Online Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage Experiences here.

Reflection on the Immaculate Conception – December 9th at 7:00 PM ET

Hear from North American Lourdes Volunteers member and Pilgrimage Chaplain, Fr. Sean Grismer, STL, Associate Pastor of St. Bridget Catholic Church in Loves Park, IL as he guides us in deeper reflection of the Immaculate Conception the day after the Solemnity.

Meet Fr. Grismer as he joins Marlene Watkins and Dr. Majel Braden as they explore suffering and grief  through the lens of Lourdes on our Lourdes Lessons: The Pandemic Series. 


Stations of the Cross with St. Bernadette of Lourdes – December 10th at 7:00 PM ET

St. Bernadette loved to pray the Stations of the Cross for the same reason that she was deeply attracted to the Eucharist.

Join North American Lourdes Volunteers board members  James Kernell and Teresa Lewis in prayer as they contemplate Jesus on his journey of love unto death.

Monthly Family Rosary – December 11th at 12:00 PM ET

Pray the Rosary with North American Lourdes Volunteers Board of Directors. Unite with one another in prayer while we meditate on the Joyful Mysteries.

Register here to pray the Rosary with us on ZOOM every month!

Peregrinaje Virtual a Lourdes vía Internet en español –Diciembre 12th at 3:00 PM ET

Online Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage ExperienceTM  Spanish Language Only

Journey to the Grotto of our hearts on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Extraordinary Pandemic Plenary Indulgence granted by the Holy See with Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction.

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