Age 15-16

Young people in school years 10 and 11 (age 15 and 16) are each year invited to join the diocese on their annual pilgrimage to Lourdes as Redshirts.

  • Would you like to meet other young people from around the diocese?
  • Would you like to deepen your faith and understanding of God in your life?
  • Would you like to make a difference in other peoples lives?
  • Would you like to have a pilgrimage experience of Faith, Fun, Friendship….and Food?

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As well as the 10 day trip to Lourdes you will also spend time getting to know the other Redshirts before your trip and also 2 reunion weekends in the months following your time in Lourdes.

Further details can be found on the pilgrimage website www.ablourdes.org

To apply to be a Redshirt in 2017, click the link and apply online Redshirt Online Applications.

You can get a taste of what goes on by looking at their twitter page ABRedshirts

Some photo from the 2016 redshirts.