Rita Condron R.I.P

We were extremely saddened this week to learn of the passing of a member of our Salford family. Rita Condron passed away on the 28th December and her funeral took place last Friday, 7th January. She had visited Lourdes with us on many occasions with her husband Vincent, most recently in 2015. Please remember Rita, her family and friends in your prayers.

Our Lady of Lourdes, pray for her.

Saint Bernadette, pray for her.

May she rest in peace.

Improvement of the Grotto area in Lourdes

The Sanctuary of Lourdes are doing a lot of work to improve the facilities around the Grotto. These works include a new sacristy for the Grotto and improved access to the baths and around the Grotto. You can see how the early stages of the work is progressing in this short video. (commentary is in French.)

https://youtu.be/V_JowClIx2g

 

 

Lourdes at Easter with HCPT Manchester Region

HCPT Manchester LogIf one trip to Lourdes isn't enought for you, how about going twice this year? As well as volunteering with us in the Summer, would you be interested in journeying with a young person to Lourdes this Easter? Our friends at HCPT Manchester are looking to recruit Helpers for this special opportunity to support and care for young people with a range of abilities.
 
For more information about the trip please see our website: http://www.hcptmanchester.org.uk
Email: group44@hcpt.org.uk
Call Liz Lord on: 07879698851

Gala Dinner - Saturday 4th February

We invite you to join us on Saturday 4th February for our annual Gala Dinner in aid of the pilgrimage fund. The dinner will be held at English Martyrs Parish Centre in Urmston and is a major fundraising event for our pilgrimage. Funds will go to support our sick pilgrims and medical team in Lourdes this summer. Tickets are £35 and include drink on arrival, four course meal, top class entertainment and some amazing prizes up for grabs including 2 tickets to Lourdes, a trip to New York for 2 people, Take That, Olly Murs & Little Mix tickets.

Christmas & New Year Wishes

We would like to wish our Salford family, past, present and future a blessed and peaceful Christmas and a happy and prosperous new year. We look forward to welcoming you to Lourdes with us in 2017.

Margaret Hemmings R.I.P.

It is with sadness that we report that Margaret Hemmings, a much loved member of our Salford family passed away on Saturday 10th December. Please see below a message from her daughter Liz. Margaret had travelled with us to Lourdes for many years and will be sorely missed. Please remember Margaret and her family in your prayers at this very difficult time.

Our Lady of Lourdes, pray for her.

Saint Bernadette, pray for her.

May she rest in peace.

From Liz Hemmings:

2017 Volunteer Form - Aspiring Volunteers

2017 Volunteer Form - Medical and Nursing Team

2017 Volunteer Form - Under 18s

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