New Pilgrims Preparation Day - 15th June 2019

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
  • Welcome and opening prayer
  • What is Pilgrimage / What is the Arundel & Brighton Pilgrimage about? Theme for 2019 "Happy are the Poor"
  • How to get involved
  • Brainstorming (What are our hopes and concerns about the pilgrimage) 
  • 12:45 -13:30 Lunch
  • What do you need to know about to look after yourself and being realistic about your needs 
  • Q&A Feedback
  • 14:30  Closing prayer and finish
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:30