Our second day in Lourdes began with a Mass for the feast of St Mary Magdalen at the Rosary Basilica presided over by Bishop Alan.
Fr Paul, the pilgrimage director, was the preacher at Mass and spoke about how we learn to see and love Christ during Lourdes in all that we do:
THE TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION
Fr Paul came back to talk for the Virtual Pilgrimage about an essential part of the pilgrimage experience, the torchlight procession. In this video Fr Paul explains what the torchlight is, and its significance:
LOOKING BACK ON THE DAY
Michael Barwick, a seminarian for the Diocese and long time traveller with the BCYS, gives summary of Day 2 of the Virtual Pilgrimage: