To Sunday Mass, Pray Three Hail Mary's,
Say YES & a Hike! Are you ready?
If you missed the introduction story yesterday, please CLICK HERE .
Read (10 min story) with your morning cup of coffee,
to understand more of your journey into Lourdes!
Hope you got lots of rest last night and wake up
feeling refreshed and blessed!

Start your day with a French inspired breakfast!
Make a cup of coffee or tea, french bread,
butter + jam, and lets get started!

Watch our Volunteer Service video for your
orientation and training today!
(2 min, 19 sec)

Offer the gift of prayer when you attend Sunday Mass!

Via live stream in your local parish or through the Sanctuary with the link below!

International Mass in the St. Pius the X Underground Basilica where 25,000 pilgrims and over 100 priests come together for the magnificent celebration of Mass in many languages.

We have the honor of an invitation to take gifts to the altar in the Offertory Procession.

To attend Mass via live stream in the Sanctuary, click here .

Immerse yourself in the French culture with a 10:00 am Mass, English Mass at 5:00 pm. . . French time :-)
Pray Three Hail Mary's!


It has been said, through local tradition passed down through generations in Lourdes, if you pray three Hail Mary's in front of the Crowned Virgin statue, you will return to Lourdes.

We know, like Bernadette, we can return
to the Grotto everyday in our heart, but three Hail Mary's can only help!

For fun, lets pray in French!

Je vous salue, Marie, pleine de grâce. Le Seigneur est avec vous. Vous êtes bénie entre toutes les femmes, et Jésus, le fruit de vos entrailles, est béni.

Sainte Marie, Mère de Dieu, priez pour nous, pauvres pécheurs, maintenant et à
l'heure de notre mort.

Amen.
Say YES to the Dress!

In Lourdes, since so many different languages are spoken, visuals are very helpful. Female volunteers are asked to wear a white nurse dress uniform. That way pilgrims from all over the world know who to ask for help!

Ladies will select their white nurse dress uniforms today.

Mary wore several different dresses. Which dress do you think Mary wore best?

We vote Our Lady of Lourdes, white dress and blue sash, stunning!
Let's go for a hike together!

To the Stations of the Cross! We will walk rain or shine to see the 15 stations
of the cross, beautifully bronzed, over 7 feet tall!

Saint Bernadette loved to pray the Stations of the Cross for the same reason that she was deeply attached to the Eucharist.

Let us ask her “how to make the Sign of the Cross well.”

In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen! 

Read more about the Stations of the Cross
Participate in some or all! Don't forget to send comments or pics to tell us about your spiritual journey to Courtney@LourdesVolunteers.org.


Get some rest, tomorrow is your first day of school!!
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