Mgr Brouwet bénit les nouvelles chapelles de lumière du Sanctuaire de Lourdes, le 4 avril 2018

The new pilgrim way has been inaugurated

The work on Project Grotto, the Heart of Lourdes, is finished. On 4th April 2018, the new Pilgrim Way was solemnly inaugurated four years after the launch of the venture.

Cierge en ligne

In Lourdes, on February 11, light a candle to bring hope

This year 2018, 11 th February will be more important than usual: it will not only be the XXVI World Day of the Sick, but will also celebrate 160 years since the first apparition of Mary at the Grotto. Make an act of love by having a candle lit for yourself or your loved ones, and we will let them know via a personalised email. All candles will be lit from February 11 th onwards.

Procession mariale aux flambeaux, 11 février 2017

The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

From 9 to 12 February 2018, on the occasion of the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and World Day of the Sick, the Sanctuary of Lourdes organises the ‘February Days’ focusing on three key highlights.

Fête du 8 décembre à Lourdes

7th and 8th December: Lourdes celebrates the Immaculate Conception in union with Christians from the East and the Holy Land, under the presidency of Mgr Marcuzzo, Patriarchal Vicar for Palestine

On Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December 2017 the Sanctuary of Lourdes solemnly celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in union with Christians from the East - Mary is the "servant of peace." The Patriarchal Vicar for Palestine, Mgr Marcuzzo, will preside over the celebrations. At midday a floral tribute composed of thousand of roses donated by web-pilgrims will be laid at the Grotto (Book your rose before December 4th). In the evening, a sound and light show will be offered by the association SOS Chrétiens d'Orient.

Hommage floral à la Vierge

Feast of 8th December in Lourdes: participate in the floral tribute to the Immaculate Conception and in the Rosary prayer chain

The sanctuary of Lourdes celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception every year on 8th December. The International Mass this year 2017 will take place in the Basilica of St. Pius X at 10.00am. After the Eucharistic celebration a floral tribute to the Virgin Mary will take place at the Grotto. Faithful from all over the world are invited to be part of this event by offering a rose to Mary (via our online form) and by praying the Rosary.


Procession eucharistique de Lourdes 23 avr. 2018
Chapelet de Lourdes du lundi 23 avr. 2018
Rosary from Lourdes 23 avr. 2018