To Join a Pilgrimage


Print, complete and return your application packet to our office. Click here to download or print an application.

Completed applications can be sent to us the following ways:

  • Email: Scan and email to
  • By Mail: Mail to Lourdes Volunteers, 107 Michaels Ave, Syracuse, NY 13208 USA
  • By Fax: Fax to (419) 730-4540



Following receipt and review of your application, you will be contacted by a member of our team by phone or email to discuss pilgrimage opportunities and to determine appropriate placement. This aspect of the application process is significant as we accompany Lourdes pilgrims with special needs, Sanctuaries volunteers, pilgrimage volunteers, you and private groups.


Registration & Deposit

Once you have been placed on a specific pilgrimage, our office will send you a registration packet including the details of your pilgrimage (pilgrimage and flight itineraries, payment schedule and other requirements). To complete your reservation with the pilgrimage group, you must return the completed registration form with $1000 non-refundable deposit, plus insurance premium, to our office.



Travel/medical insurance is required for all participants. Premium is based on age and tour cost and due with pilgrimage deposit. See Travel Guard description of coverage and rates here.


Final Payment

Final Payment is due no later than 90 days prior to your scheduled departure.