Europe

Our Lady of Lourdes

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes and the Grotto of Massabielle with Mass schedule

+33 (0)5 62 42 78 78

Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes, Avenue Monseigneur Théas, Lurd, Francija

Every day: from 6.00 am to 11.00 pm

Several churches and basilicas in Lourdes associated with Marian apparitions receive over 5 million pilgrims a year, making Lourdes the second most visited Christian pilgrimage site in Europe after Rome. Each year, 700 tons of candles burn for you and those who have not been able to come. The volumes of smoke represent millions of intentions of prayers and wishes. Also, light is a very important sign in the sacred history.Continue Reading

Fleury Abbey Saint Benoit sur Loire

Fleury Abbey, Saint Benoit sur Loire

+32 2 38 35 72 43

Abbaye de Fleury, Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, Francija

Every day: From 6:30 to 22:00

Fleury Abbey in Saint Benoit sur Loire, Loiret, France, founded about 640, is one of the most celebrated Benedictine monasteries of Western Europe, which possesses the relics of St. Benedict of Nursia. The Ancient Fleury Abbey Saint Benoit sur Loire The ancient Fleury Abbey was built over about 200 years, being consecrated in 1218.Continue Reading

Conques Abbey

Abbey Church and Reliquary Statue of Sainte Foy in Congues and Tympanum of the Last Judgement

+32 5 65 72 85 00

Abbaye Sainte-Foy de Conques, Conques, Francija

The Romanesque Conques Abbey church of Sainte Foy and its famous tympanum of the Last Judgement Conques Abbey – few sites in France or even in Europe pride themselves on sheltering such an amount of treasures: the Romanesque abbey-church its famous tympanum of the Last Judgement, the cloister with its central fountain made of serpentine, the Treasure showing the goldsmith’s art, the museum and the village itself, all spring out like a memory of lost…Continue Reading

St Therese of the Child Jesus

St Therese of the Child Jesus Basilica of Lisieux – See the body of St Therese of Lisieux, France

+33 2 31 48 55 08

Basilica of Saint Thérèse, Avenue Jean XXIII, Lisieux, Francija

Every day: 09:00-19:00

St Therese of the Child Jesus In order to be also a missionary, Thérèse felt called to the Carmelite Convent to follow in the footsteps of her “Mother”, Saint Theresa of Avila, through the gift of her life and through prayer which goes beyond all boundaries. Like her Spanish Mother, St Therese of the Child Jesus wished to give one thousand lives in order to save one soul. See other Catholic sites in France.Continue Reading

Saint Martin of Tours

Basilica of Saint Martin of Tours

+332 47 05 63 87

Basilica of St. Martin, Rue Baleschoux, Tours, Francija

Tours, the City of Saint Martin of Tours Medieval town Tours, the former capital of Touraine, was entirely destroyed by bombing during WWII and rebuilt around the Basilica of Saint Martin of Tours. The medieval districts were rebuilt stone by stone and the traces of its rich historical past resurrected. The city is considered the cradle of French Christianity and remained for centuries under the patronage of the kings of France.Continue Reading

Sacre Coeur Paris Montmartre

Basilica of Sacre Coeur in Montmarte, Paris – Mass times, facts

+33 01 53 41 89 00

Sacré-Cœur, Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, Pariz, Francija

Every day from 6 am to 10.30 pm.

Consecrated to the Heart of Christ, a revelation of the love of God for mankind the Basilica Sacre Coeur Paris  – Montmartre a unique place in the world of perpetual Eucharistic adoration, night and day, for more than 125 years. The Basilica Sacre Coeur Paris – Montmartre is a Sanctuary of Eucharistic Adoration and Divine Mercy. See other Catholic sites in France.Continue Reading

Kirkkokari

Kirkkokari

+358 (0)2 8378 6631

Kirkkokari, Nådendal, Finska

The written history of Köyliö, and the whole of Finland begins with Lalli the yeoman, Kerttu, his wife, and Bishop Henry. The murder of Bishop Henry on the ice of Lake Köyliönjärvi on the 20th of January in 1156 is the first event in Finnish history to be written down so that the time, place and main characters are still known to some certainty.Continue Reading

Velehrad St Cyril and Methodius

Velehrad Basilica of the Assumption and St Cyril and Methodius

+42 572 420 140

Basilica of Assumption of Mary and Saint Cyrillus and Methodius, Nádvoří, Velehrad, Češka republika

Welcome to the Roman Catholic parish and place of pilgrimage which is located between the foothills of Chřiby 7 km from the Hungarian settlement in a picturesque part of Slovakia. It is an important spiritual center, the site of numerous religious pilgrimages, gatherings, and celebrations.Continue Reading

Stara Boleslav St Wenceslas

Stara Boleslav – Basilica of St Wenceslas

+420 602 368 015

Římskokatolická farnost Stará Boleslav, Lázeňská, Brandýs nad Labem-Stará Boleslav, Češka republika

11.00 to 17.00 and during services

Stara Boleslav played an important role in the beginning of the Premyslid state. There are two famous pilgrimage churches – Basilica of St Wenceslas and the Church of Ascension of Virgin Mary. St Wenceslas Stara Boleslav got famous by an important historical event – prince Wenceslas, one of the most important sovereigns in Czech history, was assassinated by his own brother Boleslav in 929 there.Continue Reading

Infant Jesus of Prague

The Infant Jesus of Prague and the Church of Our Lady Victorious Prague

+420 257 533 646

Infant Jesus of Prague, Karmelitská, Malá Strana, Praga-Praha 1, Češka republika

Every day: from 8.30 am to 7.00 pm

The statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague The statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague in the church of Our Lady Victorious in Mala Strana receives visitors from all over the world every day. Its value is not derived from its exceptional artistic merit but from its spiritual beauty and impact. Description of the Statue The statue is 47 cm tall and is made of wood with a moulded and coloured wax surface.Continue Reading