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Reflection by a Disabled PIlgrim on the 2017 pilgrimage

Lourdes 2017 I am a disabled pilgrim who receives outreach. I was only supposed to visit Lourdes once, in 2013, just to find out what it was like.  Since then I’ve been on pilgrimage with the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle four times, and I keep coming back.  It’s simply a beautiful experience and I… Continue Reading

Reflections from Accueil Pilrims

Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016 by Assisted Pilgrim, Christine Bryan   My pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016 began when the two carers, one of whom had travelled from Bedlington, to get me ready, at 5. 30 A.M. kissed me. They pushed my case into the taxi and paid the driver. He drove me, to Washington. St. Robert’s… Continue Reading