Pilgrimages

Shepperton Pantomine tickets available!

Come and have the time of your life and the biggest laughs ever at the Annual Lourdes fundraiser Panto at St John Fisher Parish Hall, 15 Wood Road TW17 0DH in Shepperton.

Tickets are available for the remaining two shows on Saturday 25th January 2020 which are the matinee (afternoon show) and the evening performance at 7:30pm.

Admission by tickets purchased in advance - Contact Katrina Lavery 07921 409 402 or email wdlpyouth@rcdow.org.uk for details.

 

10th Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Would you like to join HE Cardinal Vincent Nichols as he leads Westminster's pilgrims on a pilgrimage of faith, tracing the Lord’s footsteps? This year's 10th Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land takes place from 23rd November to 1st December 2020.

To participate in this very popular pilgrimage and retreat combined, contact the Pilgrimage Office with your contact details on 0207 798 9173 or Tangney Tours on 01732 88 66 66 for booking forms and further information. 

Please note, places are secured by completion of the pilgrimage booking form and payment of £400 deposit.  In case of oversubscription, a waiting list will be maintained.

 

30th Anniversary Pilgrimage to Lourdes in 2020!

Put the dates in your diary! This year's Westminster's Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes is from 25th to 31st July 2020.

Are you planning to travel independently? You must contact the Pilgrimage Office on 0207 798 9173 or email lourdes@rcdow.org.uk to inform organisers that you plan to join Westminster and be counted among the pilgrims attending this year.  The tour operator for the Pilgrimage is Tangney Tours and they are able to assist independent pilgrims with choice and convenience of travel options and cost.

Booking forms and brochures will be sent to Parishes across the DIocese and available from the Pilgrimage Office by the end of January 2020.

Fundraising for Pilgrimage

Fundraise in your Parish or School to get a sick or elderly pilgrim, a Medical Team volunteer, helper or a Red Cap youth volunteer from your Parish to Lourdes with the Diocese.

New Fundraising Packs will soon be available from the Pilgrimage Office so for materials and presentations or for someone to give a free talk in your Parish or school, get in touch with the Pilgrimage Office on 0207 798 9173 or email lourdes@rcdow.org.uk.

'Journeys in Hope' at Farm Street

January 2020

A charity art exhibition fundraiser titled ‘Journeys in Hope’ takes place throughout January from the 6th  to the 30th.  Artists' works are based around themes of migration, journeying and pilgrimage.

The event launches with a Reception on the 6th and on the evening of the 30th - for which you can pre-book a ticket on Eventbrite - refreshments and presentations precede a charity auction in the Hall at Farm Street. 

The art work will be free to view with auction catalogues on sale through the month of January. Instructions for sealed bids are included in the catalogue or can be submitted by text to 07935936764.

For more information contact John Woodhouse johnwoodhousecat@gmail.com  or call / text 0790 8888 586

 

Virgin Money Giving: donating to the Lourdes Pilgrimage 

Donations to the Diocesan Lourdes pilgrimage can also be made to the Virgin Money Giving page, just click here

Adding Gift Aid to donations to UK charities makes your donations go further.

Do please consider being a volunteer with Westminster Diocese in 2020 or share this rewarding opportunity with others.  Volunteers' application forms will be ready in the New Year or get in touch with the Pilgrimage Office on 0207 798 9173 or email lourdes@rcdow.org.uk.

 

A Lourdes Pilgrim's Story

Read Emily Corrigan’s story here to find out how your donations can make a difference. You can support Emily and her young family along with the help of her friends through difficult times.