Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Lourdes Diocesan Pilgrimage


2020 Pilgrimage

It is with sadness that we have to inform you that the 2020 Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes has been cancelled. A full statement is available on the Pilgrimage Website, If anyone has any queries about this, please contact the Pilgrimage Office for further details.

The pilgrimage contact is Fr. Peter Stott at St. Robert of Newminster Presbytery, Oldgate, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 1QF, tel: 01670 513410 or by email.

Lourdes Hospitality Day and Mass Saturday 9 November 2019

The Lourdes Hospitality Day and Mass were held on Saturday 9 November 2019 with the Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral celebrated by Bishop Robert Byrne CO.

Lourdes Hospitality Day

Images reproduced with kind permission of Mike March


Visit Flickr to view images from past pilgrimages:

View images here from 2019's pilgrimage.

View images here from 2018's pilgrimage.

View images here from 2017's pilgrimage.

2017 images re-produced with kind permission of Mike March.

View images here from 2015's pilgrimage.


A much more comprehensive collection of images and commentary are available through the Pilgrimage Facebook page. Please follow this page for news and updates throughout the year.

You can also access further images and some short video footage through the their Twitter feed. Please follow them on Twitter for news and updates throughout the year.

Gift Aid

As you a member of Lourdes Hospitalite, did you know that you can increase your contributions at no extra cost to you by claiming Gift Aid? If you are you an existing UK Tax payer, simply completing and returning this form will enable us to reclaim tax on your membership fee on your behalf.


See more on Lourdes Pilgrimage Facebook page.

For updates follow the Lourdes Pilgrimage Twitter account.

See Lourdes Diocesan Pilgrimage Website for all information about the Diocesan Pilgrimage.