The Lourdes Young Adult Helpers gathered on Saturday 2nd September in the Carmelite Friary, Kinsale to prepare for their upcoming pilgrimage to Lourdes.
The Young Adult group will be led by Fr Marius O'Reilly and Sheila Kelleher this year.The gathering began with Fr Marius leading the group through the story of Lourdes and St Bernadette.
Sheila Kelleher then led a sharing session on hopes and expectations, which was followed by Bishop Fintan guiding the group in the Examen prayer. The day drew to a close with the celebration of Holy Mass in the Carmelite's Chapel.
The group are looking forward to travelling to Lourdes with the Cork and Ross Diocese from Friday 22nd to Wednesday 27th September.