PMI Lourdes 2016
The dates for next year's 58th International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes have been confirmed by the French Minister of Defence as the weekend of 20-22 May 2016. Departure dates from Ireland will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
Bookings will be handled by Joe Walsh Tours Tel 01-2410800.After World War II, French soldiers and their chaplains invited German soldiers and their chaplains to gather and pray together. This initiative sought to heal memories, reconcile the past by recognising their common identity as Christians in need of peace. Since 1958 the pilgrimage has expanded to include other countries of Europe, the Americas and other states.