The Archdiocese’s annual pilgrimage in Girouxville will be held this year from Sunday, Aug. 14 to Monday, Aug. 15, for the Feast of the Assumption. All events of the pilgrimage will take place at Girouxville’s Notre Dame de Lourdes Church and the neighbouring grotto.

Events will include Mass, benediction, a healing service, processions around the grotto grounds, and much more. The pilgrimage begins Sunday afternoon, with our vigil Mass and procession beginning at 8:30 pm. Priests and parishioners from across the archdiocese are encouraged to join us!

4904 50 Ave, Girouxville, AB


Sunday, August 14th

12:00 pm: Site is open for pilgrims to join us
2:00 pm: Rosary-Chapelet
3:00 pm: Reconciliation service
3:30 pm: Optional tour of the Girouxville museum
5:00 pm: Vespers
6:00: Supper
6:30: Movie in the church – Bridge of Roses
8:30: Vigil Mass (bilingual)
9:00-9:30: Candlelight procession with the Blessed Sacrament
10:30: Benediction

Monday, August 15th

9:00 am: Reconciliation service
9:30 am: Confessions and rosary
11:00 am: Mass of the Assumption (bilingual)
12:00 pm: Lunch – soup and sandwiches
1:30 pm: Healing service
2:00-2:30 pm: Procession with statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary
3:00 pm: Coffee and Q&A with the Archbishop
4:00 pm: Divine Mercy Chaplet and pilgrimage closing