Archdiocese of Birmingham: Registered Charity No 234216
Email: – Tel No: 0121 236 4585


Saturday 28 May to Friday/ Saturday 3/4 June

The Pilgrimage Committee are pleased to advertise our Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes which will be led by Archbishop Bernard Longley, Bishop David McGough and Bishop Philip Pargeter.

There are three choices of travel:

1. By COACH all the way from various points in the Diocese to Lourdes via the short sea crossing Dover/Calais.

2. By TRAIN with coaches from various parts of the diocese to London, transfer to the Eurostar, coach transfer across Paris and then by overnight Train to Lourdes.

3. By AIR from Birmingham International Airport to Lourdes.

COACH SECTION – Fares from: £425.00
TRAIN SECTION – Fares from: £610.00
AIR SECTION – Fares from: £705.00

Sick Pilgrims will travel by Air from Birmingham International Airport and stay at the Accueil Notre Dame. Application forms for Sick Pilgrims are obtainable from:

Miss Elizabeth McDonald. 210 Somerville Rd, Small Heath, Birmingham. B10 9HB or via the Pilgrimage Office on 0121 236 4585.

The officially appointed Tour Operator for 2011 is Tangney Tours and we look forward to working with them. Booking forms and Brochures are now available and can be downloaded from our website or
or requested from the Pilgrimage Office on 0121 236 4585.

We are aware that Bowen Travel, our previous Tour Operator is advertising a coach trip to coincide with the Diocesan Pilgrimage. We are notifying you to avoid any confusion should you receive brochures etc from Bowen Travel.

Please direct any enquiries to me and I will be happy to assist.

Yours sincerely

Trish Brookes
On behalf of the Lourdes Committee

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