New Pilgrims Preparation Day - 17th June 2017

It is important to offer preparation time for our first time pilgrims, Assisted or Able, as we recognise that travelling to Lourdes for the first time can be a daunting experience! This day will gve you the opportunity to meet fellow pilgrims and answer your questions. It will also be a time of reflection and prayer, exploring the meaning of pilgrimage and introducing the year's theme.


  • 10:30 Arrivals

  • 11:00 Welcome and opening prayer

  • 11:15 Brainstorming (What our are hopes and concerns about the pilgrimage)

  • 11:45 What is the Arundel & Brighton Pilgrimage about?

  • 12:30 What do you need to know about to look after yourself and being realistic about your needs.

  • 12:50 -13:50 Lunch

  • 13:45 What is Pilgrimage and unpacking this years theme "The Lord has done great things for me" ?

  • 14:10 Group discussions, How to get involved, Feedback

  • 15:00  Closing prayer and finish


Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:30 to 16:00