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(with the CAtholic Association)


Blessed Sacrament Procession
5:00 pm
Rosary and Torchlight Procession
9:00 pm

Saturday, August 22Nd

Gathering Mass of the Pilgrimage:
3.30pm, Bernadette Church
Mass of ‘Our Lady, Queen and Mother’
(Readings: Isaiah 9:1-6; Luke 2:41-52)
Principal Concelebrant and Preacher: Bishop Patrick Lynch ss.cc
After the Homily: prayer and blessing with oil of helpers’ hands
After the Prayer after Communion: Presentation of Hospitalité insignia:
Bishop Crispian Hollis

Visit to the Cachot and Tour of Lourdes
9:00 am and 5:00 pm

Sunday, August 23RD

International Mass:
9.30am, St Pius X Basilica 

MONDAY, August 24th

Pilgrimage Mass:
8.30am, Grotto
Mass of  ‘The Immaculate Conception’
(Readings: Genesis 3:9-15, 20; Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-15; Luke 1:26-38)                     
Principal Concelebrant: Bishop Michael Evans.
Preacher: Bishop John Fleming, Bishop of Killala

Pilgrimage Photograph
10:00 am, In front of the Basilica

Stations of the Cross:
2.15pm, Calvary                                  
Leader and Preacher: Fr Wilfrid McGreal OCarm

Hospitalité Service
8:00 pm, St Joseph's Chapel


Excursion Day

8:30 am, Upper Basilica

Wednesday, August 26th

Penitential Service:
10.00am, Bernadette Church
(Readings: Isaiah 55:1-11; Matthew 9:9-13)
Celebrant & Preacher: Fr John Twist
S.J.               .

Stations of the Cross for the Sick:
2.00pm, Prairie.  
Leader and Preacher: Fr. Simon Blakesley.

Pilgrimage Mass:
4.00pm, Bernadette Church
Mass organised by children.
(Readings as arranged by Glanfield group).
Principal Concelebrant: Bishop Peter Doyle.
Preacher: Mgr Tony Rogers

Torchlight Procession
Southwark pilgrims join the Torchlight Procession as a group
with Bishop Patrick

Thursday, AUGUST 27th

Mass with anointing of the Sick:
10.30am, Bernadette Church
(Readings: Isaiah 61:1-3; Luke 10:15-37)
Principal Concelebrant and Preacher: Bishop Declan Lang

Assistants for Anointing: Bishop Peter Doyle, Bishop Michael Evans, Bishop Paul  Hendricks, Bishop Crispian Hollis, Bishop Patrick Lynch ss.cc., Fr John Twist
S.J., Fr Wilfrid McGreal O.Carm., and Fr Simon Blakesley

Passage for the Sick through the Grotto:

Service of Thanksgiving:
3.00pm, Esplanade Altar
(Reading: Mark 5:18-20)
Celebrant: Bishop Patrick Lynch ss.cc

Informal Social Gathering for Southwark Pilgrims
8.00pm  - 9.00pm in the bar of the Hotel Padoue 

friday, August 28th

Sending Forth Mass:
8.00am, Bernadette Church
Mass: St Augustine of Hippo
(Readings: 1 John 4:7-16; Matthew 23:8-12)
Principal Concelebrant and Preacher: Bishop Crispian Hollis
Sending Forth Prayer and Farewell: Bishop Partick Lynch ss.cc. (Pilgrimage Leader)




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