Day 2 – Virtual Pilgrimage 2017

26th July 2017

We began with a Mass with the whole pilgrimage led by Bishop Alan in the Grotto. The weather was beautiful, spirits are high and the pilgrimage is really getting underway.

Below we have the Homily preached by Bishop Alan at the Grotto for the Feast of St James:

SHARING THE JOY OF LOURDES

It is often very difficult to describe the experience of Lourdes to friends and family back home. Word just don’t seem to cut it. We went around and asked some young people and young leaders what Lourdes means to them. Please feel free to share this video and let people hear why Lourdes is so amazing:

LOOKING BACK ON THE DAY

Laura Thompson, who is one of the lay chaplains on the BCYS pilgrimage, gives a beautiful summary of Day 2 of the Virtual Pilgrimage: