Schedule of the Sanctuary of Lourdes

For your attention, work in progress! As an exceptional measure the Baths of the Sanctuary will be closed from 30th October 2017 to 23rd March 2018 (last phase of the Grotto Heart of Lourdes Project) www.projetgrottecoeurdelourdes.com

Please note the following changes for the last days of the 2017 pilgrimage season !

  • Sunday 22nd October 2017: no international Mass
  • Thursday 26st October 2017: 5.00pm- Eucharistic Adoration in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (no procession) / 9.00pm- torchlight Rosary at the Grotto (no procession)
  • Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October 2017: Eucharistic Adoration  in the Rosary Basilica (no procession) / 9.00pm- torchlight Rosary at the Grotto (no procession)
  • Sunday 29th October 2017: Eucharistic Adoration  in the Rosary Basilica (no procession) / 9.00pm- torchlight Rosary at the Grotto (no procession)
  • From Monday 30th October to Sunday 5th November : 9.00pm- torchlight Rosary at the Grotto (no procession)

2nd  April - 29th  october 2017

ACCESS TO THE SANCTUARY OPEN DAILY
ST. JOSEPH’S & ST. MICHAEL’S GATES: from 5.30am until midnight
CRYPT'S GATE: from 6.00am until 10.30pm
MEADOW’S GATE: from 8.30am until 12.30am  / from 1.30pm until 5.30pm

THE GROTTO - open all year
Mary said to Bernadette, "Would you do me the favour of coming here"
Masses: 6.00 am-6.45 am-7.30 am-8.30 am-9.45 am (languages vary according to pilgrims present)

THE BATHS   
"Go drink at the fountain and wash yourself there"
9.00 am-12.00 midday / 2.00 pm- 5.00 pm (times can vary depending on the availability of hospitaliers)

As an exceptional measure the Baths will be closed from 30th October 2017 to 23rd March 2018

PROCESSIONS
“Go to the priests and tell them that people should come here in procession”
5.00 pm Blessed Sacrament Procession begins at the Open-Air Altar opposite the Grotto (arrive 15 mins early) OR depending on weather conditions, Adoration and Blessing of the sick in St. Pius X Basilica
9.00 pm Torchlight Marian Procession begins at the Grotto (arrive 15 mins early, or 30 mins if you wish to join the choir). Pilgrims carry a candle as a sign of their baptism.

DAILY ENGLISH MASS
 9.00 am every day in the Chapel of Sts. Cosmas and Damian, as well as 6.15pm Vigil Mass every Saturday

INTERNATIONAL MASS
9.30 am every Sunday, Wednesday and Feast days (Ascension and Assumption) in St. Pius X Basilica

Diary of all the masses of the day in the Sanctuary (schedules, places, languages ...)

CONFESSIONS IN ENGLISH
10.00 am-11.15 am / 2.30 pm-6.00 pm in the Chapel of Reconciliation

ENGLISH ROSARY
2.30 pm Rosary at the Grotto, every Monday and Wednesday (broadcast on EWTN)

THE WAY OF THE CROSS
6.00 am-10.00 pm High Stations and Low Stations (the High Stations are not accessible to disabled pilgrims)

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
9.00 am-5.00 pm / 6.00 pm-8.00 pm in the Chapel of Adoration - 11.30 pm-12 midnight at the Grotto

MASS OFFERINGS
9.00am-12 midday / 2.00pm-6.00pm in the Mass office

DONATIONS OFFICE
9.30am-12 midday / 2.15pm-6.00pm

Day Pilgrim Service FROM 1ST  JULY-30TH  SEPTEMBER
Seminarians and volunteers from around the world are available to accompany individuals and groups, to discover the true meaning of a pilgrimage to Lourdes.
Meeting point: The Crowned Virgin Statue (in front of the Information Centre)

ACCOMPANIED ACTIVITIES
8.45 am: Meet for Daily English Mass / 10.15 am: Meet for Guided Way of the Cross / 2.00 pm: Meet for Guided Tour ‘In Bernadette’s footsteps OR For those not wishing to follow the whole walk, possibility to visit St Bernadette’s museum, then return to the Sanctuary for a video in the Information Centre at 3.15 pm, on the Message of Lourdes
4.30 pm: Meet for Blessed Sacrament Procession OR depending on weather conditions, Adoration and Blessing of the sick in St. Pius X Basilica
8.30 pm: Meet for Torchlight Marian Procession

In Bernadette's footsteps
VIDEO ON THE MESSAGE OF LOURDES
3.15 pm in the Information Centre (Boissarie room)
ST BERNADETTE’S MUSEUM
9.00 am-12 midday / 2.00 pm-7.00 pm
THE BOLY MILL
Bernadette’s birth place and family home - 9.00 am-12 midday / 2.00 pm-6.30 pm
THE CACHOT
Bernadette’s home in difficult times and during the Apparitions - 9.00 am-12 midday / 2.00 pm-6.30 pm
PARISH CHURCH OF LOURDES
Visit the baptismal font used for the Baptism of Bernadette - 9.00 am-12 midday / 2.00 pm-7.00 pm
THE HOSPICE
Where Bernadette went to school and made her first Communion - 10.00 am-12 midday / 2.00 pm-5.30 pm