A Pilgrim's Guide to Lourdes is the quality guide book that takes you right through the Lourdes Story, and explores the meaning of pilgrimage. This guide covers the Bernadette story and its historical background, the Domaine and all the sacred sites associated with Bernadette in the town and area, what to see in the surrounding area-including sites and cities in neighboring Spain-and all the practical information you will need for your pilgrimage. There is also a devotional section with a Programme for Prayer and Meditation to ensure that your pilgrimage is full of meaning.
David Houseley draws upon many years of experience as an organizer of pilgrimage tours. He has also written books on the Holy Land, and Oberammergau and its Passion Play. The text of the Surrounding Area is taken from David Houseley's original, with appropriate revisions carried out during a tour in 2010.The late Fr. Peter Latham was pilgrimage director of the Society of Our Lady of Lourdes. He was also privileged to welcome Pope John Paul II to his Parish of Wembley in London for the great Mass at the stadium, on the occasion of the Pope's visit to Great Britain in 1982.The text of the Lourdes Domaine and Town is taken from Peter Latham's original, incorporated into which are further up-to-date 2010/11 descriptions of the additions and changes that have taken place since the first edition was published.