SOUTHWARK DIOCESAN LOURDES PILGRIMAGE
(with The Catholic
Lourdes Pilgrimage Office
4 Orbel Street
London SW11 3NZ
Telephone: 07521 519482
Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage Director
Welcome to the Lourdes 2011 web pages.
Plans are well advanced for our Southwark
Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes from 19th until 26th August 2011.
We are delighted that Archbishop Peter will be leading our
pilgrimage and he warmly invites you to join him. We hope that
every parish in the diocese will be represented to gather in
prayer with our Archbishop at the Shrine of Our Lady and to
receive the graces and blessings that she gives us at this holy
We will be travelling again with The Catholic
Association which has organised pilgrimages to Lourdes for over
a hundred years. While preserving our diocesan identity, we
shall, therefore, be part of a larger group and have the
opportunity to meet people from other dioceses, schools, and
organisations throughout the country.
Every year, our Youth Team - young men and
women aged 17-25 - are invaluable in caring for our sick and
disabled pilgrims. In 2011, our pilgrimage coincides with World
Youth Day in Madrid which a large contingent from the diocese
will be attending. So we are in special need of young people to
join us on pilgrimage this year. Perhaps you know of a young
person who would value this experience ... you may even be
willing to help by contbibuting to the cost?
I hope that you will be able to join us. You
know that you will be most welcome. Our Lourdes Pilgrimage is a
grace not only for those who join us, but also for the whole
More pages will be added to this site as
information becomes availabe, so please return here. And if you
have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
With every good wish and blessing,
8th December 2010
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception