The Diocese of Killaloe organises two pilgrimages to Lourdes each year. The first takes place from Thursday 26 June to Tuesday 1 July and is led by Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA, Bishop of Killaloe. The cost for the five days including all meals, hotel, airfare and taxes is €677. If you book online with the Tour operator Joe Walsh Tours you get a €10 discount. http://www.joewalshtours.ie
Pilgrims who are sick or who need assistance are most welcome and are cared for in the Accueil Notre Dame, close to the Grotto with our own medical and nursing team. Special medical forms must be completed for this section of the pilgrimage and can be obtained from Fr Tom Ryan Pilgrimage Director SS. John & Paul Presbytery Shannon Co Clare Tel : (061) 364133. The cost for a sick or assisted pilgrim is €565.
The second pilgrimage from the Diocese takes place in the autumn, for five days this year from Tuesday, 7 October to Sunday, 12 October. The all-inclusive cost of this pilgrimage is €657 with a €10 discount for online bookings.
Shannon Parish website, http://www.shannonparish.ie carries a pictorial gallery of the Lourdes pilgrimage