Organising your day

Pilgrims are welcomed at the Sanctuary every day of the year, either individually or in groups.

The programme for the day can be as follows:

  • Rosary at 10.30 am (10.15 am on Sundays) and at 3 pm in the Chapel of the Apparitions: see the special intentions for Saturdays with Mary
  • Mass in the Chapel of the Apparitions at 11.30am every day of the week and in the village church at 11am on Sundays
  • A priest is available for confession every day after mass
  • Lunch (picnic or lunch in the refectory for 10 people or more – prior reservation essential)
  • Pilgrimage to the Montbel grotto, on foot or by car
  • Way of the Cross in the park
  • See a video on the Sanctuary
  • Devote yourself to the Sacred Heart in the chapel of the apparitions: following Estelle Faguette’s example, write a letter to the Blessed Virgin entrusting her with your joys and sorrows and deposit this letter in the chapel or in the Montbel grotto
  • Visit the cemetery and pay your respects to Estelle Faguette and Georges Bernanos
  • Visit the Pilgrim’s Shop
  • Meeting with a priest
  • Vespers with the Contemplative Sisters (see below for schedule). Schedule of services in the Chapel of Apparitions with the Contemplative Sisters of Saint John.