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Lourdes, a Jubilee for priests

Lourdes is a meeting place of the universal Church, a place of gathering for priests worldwide. An international conference is organised especially for them, on 4th and 5th July 2016 - two days to reflect on the source of their ministry.  

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Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Lourdes - Service Communication
1, avenue  Mgr Théas 65108  LOURDES cedex (FRANCE)

+33 (0)5 62 42 78 01 

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Monday July 4, 2016

8:30 Enter by the Door of Mercy. Welcome by Bishop Brouwet.

9:30 Inaugural address by Cardinal Stella, " The priest, Instrument of Mercy " .

10:15 Talk by Bishop Nault, " The priest, servant of Reconciliation ".

11:15 Mass presided over by Cardinal Stella.

12:30 Lunch.

14:30 Workshops with Cardinal Stella, Bishop Nault and Bishop Brouwet.

17:00 Eucharistic Procession.

19:00 Dinner.

21:00 Penitential Vigil presided over by Bishop Brouwet.


Tuesday July 5, 2016

8:45 Morning Prayer presided by Cardinal Stella.

9:30 Talk by Fr. Michelin (institut Notre-Dame de Vie), " Fidelity to the Church and

pastoral charity ".

10:15 Talk by Bishop You, " The poor, a School of Mercy ".

11:15 Mass presided over by Bishop Brouwet.

12:30 Lunch.

14:30 Workshops with Mgr You, Fr. Michelin and Fr. Cabes.

17:00 Way of the Cross.

18:30 Vespers, presided over by Bishop You.

19:00 Dinner.

21:00 Torchlight Procession presided over by Bishop Nault.