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séminaristes à LourdesSeminarians are welcome in Lourdes. During their stay in the Sanctuary, they're under the responsibility of the rector.

Seminarians can spend 2 or 3 weeks in Lourdes through a common life of prayer and meals together. They also have a time of sharing experiences that help to establish links with various countries. This is a rich experience for these young men, allowing them to approach the message of Lourdes and to meet pilgrims from all around the world. Seminarians must have the approval of their seminar.

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Terms and conditions

The seminarian will have to talk in public, so he has to speak french.

The seminarians have opportunities to meet pilgrims through :
Daily Pilgrimage Service / The Way of the Cross / Liturgy / Information Forum / Footsteps of Bernadette / Accueil Notre-Dame (Baths)

A meeting with the rector is programmed for each group.


Diacre Jean-Claude Marlot
Maison des chapelains 1, avenue Mgr Théas 65108 Lourdes cedex
Tél : +33  (0)5 62 42 78 78 / 06 32 16 17 21