The dates for the Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes have been confirmed.

It will take place from 5-12 July 2024 and you can find out more at

Bernadette Barry, Chief Lady Helper, said: "We would love you to join our team of Lady Helpers who support our Assisted Pilgrims in all aspects of their pilgrimage in the Accueil Marie Saint Frai Lourdes.

"You do need any specific qualifications, just a willingness to share your time, commitment and faith journey."

Kris Thomas, who leads the Youth for Lourdes group, said: "Youth for Lourdes is a group of young people from all across the archdiocese.  Join us and be part of the team of helpers who support our Assisted Pilgrims. You'll have the time of your life!"

Claire Banks, Chief Nurse for the pilgrimage, said: "We invite nurses to join our helper team in Lourdes this July. It's an amazing opportunity to use your skills in a different environment supporting our assisted pilgrims.

"It's so rewarding and a chance to make lifelong friendships and memories."

The February Mass in honour of Our Lady of Lourdes takes place on Sunday 4th February at 3pm in St John the Baptist Church in Corstorphine, Edinburgh.  Why not come along and find out more about Lourdes.