Irish Pilgrimage to Chartres 2015
Friday 22nd of May
Pilgrims make their own way to Paris. This year the Irish Chapter welcomes pilgrims from the USA, the UK, France, and of course Ireland. Pilgrims make their way to the hotel and check-in (information about check-in and transport will be emailed closer to the time of travel)
5:45 pm - Pilgrims congregate at the Irish College, Paris
6:00 pm - Holy Mass, in the chapel of the Irish College
7:00 pm - Dinner at Le Comptoir de Panthéon
Saturday 23rd of May
Pilgrims meet congregate at the lobby of the hotel and travel with their luggage to Notre Dame Cathedral, a 5 minute walk from the hotel. At the Cathedral the baggage is loaded onto transport trucks to be delivered to the campsite.
6:00 am - Pilgrims depart Hotel
7:00 am - Mass in Notre Dame Cathedral
9:00 am - Begin walking
8:00 pm - Pilgrims arrive at campsite
Sunday 24th of May - Pentecost Sunday
After an excellent night of camping, pilgrims again place their baggage in the transport trucks and join the chapter for the second day of walking.
7:00 am - Pilgrims leave campsite
1:00 pm - Mass (out doors) and Lunch
8:00 pm - Pilgrims arrive at the campsite
9:00 pm - Benediction and Adoration
Monday 25th of May
7:00 am - Pilgrims leave the campsite
11:00 am - Lunch
15:00 pm - Arrive in Chartres, Mass in the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Chartres
Following the holy Mass, Irish pilgrims meet for a celebratory drink before collecting their luggage and checking-in at the hotel.
8:00 pm - Dinner at Le Serpente
Tuesday 26th of May
9:00 am Mass in the crypt of Notre Dame
This ends the Irish pilgrimage. Most pilgrims remain in Chartres for the afternoon and travel back to the airport by train.