International Pilgrimage to Lourdes - 1998


From 30 April to 6 May the Order's International Pilgrimage to Lourdes took place together with Our Lords the Sick, assisted by Sisters and Volunteers of the Order, from all the continents. See some pictures


Sick Priests Personnel Total
Austria 62 4 170 236
Belgium 71 4 195 270
Czech Rep. 6 1 14 21
Great Britain 56 10 134 200
Spain 35 3 89 127
France 160 11 429 600
Switzerland 60 6 175 241
Hungary 14 2 20 36
Ireland 53 10 137 200
Italy 300 23 849 1172
Lebanon 10 - 26 36
Luxembourg 10 - 18 28
Malta 3 2 22 27
Netherlands 34 2 22 27
Poland 11 1 27 39
American Ass. (USA) 35 7 208 250
Federal Ass. (USA) 25 7 138 170
Western Ass. (USA) 35 4 126 165
Total 980 97 2'846 3'923


The departure of the White Train from Rome.


The Australian contingent of the Australian Association


Lourdes : Volunteers of the Dutch Association while preparing the prayers song
for the religious ceremony at the Lourdes sanctuary.


Lourdes : A Dame of the Salvadorian Association with an assisted sick person during the Order's International Pilgrimage to Lourdes.


Lourdes : The Grand Master greets the children taking part in the Order's International Pilgrimage, in the presence of the President of the Spanish Assembly, the Hospitaller and some Dames and Knights.



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