Heaven’s Pilgrimages

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Heaven's pilgrimages 2021

Touching hearts beyond death

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Contents

Foreword by Rev. Fr. Don Guillaume d’Anselme
Dates, schedules and guests
Why you should come and attend
2021 detailed schedule
The after-life, what is it all about?
Offering Perpetual Mass

Meet & come with other pilgrims near you
Contact the shrine
Coming by bus with Etoile Notre-Dame Agency
Making one’s prayer pledge in the Montligeon Fraternity
Priez pour vos deceased online on  Hozana

Foreword by Fr. Guillaume d’Anselme, chaplain

5 good reasons to come and participate in the Heaven’s Pilgrimages at Montligeon

At the core of all the spiritual activities on offer at the shrine, the 5 “Heaven’s Pilgrimages” are the summon of the prayer for the deceased. Taking place in November every year, on All Saints Day and All Souls Day, they develop during the subsequent 3 following Sundays. They represent a tremendous opportunity to welcome numerous groups of pilgrims from near and afar, especially Montligeon Prayer Groups. They also offer to renew ones’ – or to engage in- committing to praying for the souls in purgatory, or to receive theological tuition, and to altogether experiment the spiritual Fraternity of Montligeon.

By means of praying and thanksgiving together, confessions, and tuition, we can enter in full communion with our beloved departed.

The core is to insist on praying for our deceased brothers and sisters and experience the solidarity of the Communion of Saints, here on earth and in heaven. By means of praying and thanksgiving together, confessions, and tuition, we can enter in full communion with our beloved departed.

Montligeon Heaven’s Pilgrimages
in view (2019)

The Heaven’s Pilgrimages take place at the shrine and follow a day schedule. They begin at 10 am by a collective spiritual preparation with possibility to go to confessions. High Mass is celebrated at 11 am. Then lunch break. At 2:30 pm, Rosary. 3 pm: tuition on Christian Hope. The day pilgrimage ends with Vespers and the salute of the Blessed Sacrament. All is done to unable pilgrims to head home by 5 pm. Each of these Day Pilgrimages are facilitated and preached by a renowned priest or bishop.

What is commemorated on All Souls Day?

Reverend Fr. Paul Denizot, rector of the shrine of Our Lady of Montligeon

Indeed, we can continue to care for our deceased and be supported by the prayer of the Church: this is at the core of the great message of hope that the shrine proposes to share throughout November during the Day Pilgrimages organized here in Montligeon.

Free attendance,
but registration is compulsory

Everyone can take part in the pilgrimages, free of charge. Yet, registration is compulsory if you wish to take a meal at the shrine dining rooms (suggested offering: 14 €) or to take your picnic on our premises (so as to organise), or to arrange for overnight accommodation (suggested offering per room: 36€).

For constituted groups taking their picnic, it is essential to let the reception know so as to accommodate your group indoors (November can be cold sometimes in Normandy!)

Registrations can be made over the phone
+33 (0)2 33 85 17 00.

Msgr. David Macaire will preside All Saints Day 2021 (1st November) at Our Lady of Montligeon

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November 2021 schedules
and guests details

Sunday 31st October

07:30 – Lauds LIVE
08h00 Mass LIVE
16:00 – Adoration / confessions
17:15 – Rosary LIVE
17:45 – Vespers LIVE
20:30 Vigile LIVE  

Monday
1st Nov.
2021

Avec Prions En Eglise

Presiding guest:
Monsignor
David Macaire

Archbishop of Saint-Pierre & Fort de France.


09:00 – Lauds LIVE
11:00 – Mass LIVE
14:30 – Chaplet LIVE
15:00 – Tuition LIVE
15:45 – Vespers followed by the Salute of the Blessed Sacrament LIVE

Saturday
13th Nov. 2021

07:30 – Lauds LIVE
08h00 – Mass LIVE
16:00 – Adoration / confessions
17:15 – Rosary LIVE
17:45 – Vespers LIVE
20:30 Vigile LIVE

Sunday
14th Nov.
2021

Presiding guest:
Monsignor
Celestino Migliore,

Apostolic Nuncio for France.

09:00 – Lauds LIVE
11:00 – Mass LIVE
14:30 – Chaplet LIVE
15:00 – Tuition LIVE
15:45 – Vespers followed by the Salute of the Blessed Sacrament

Monday 1st November

07:30 – Lauds Live
08h00 Mass Live
16:00 – Adoration / confessions
17:15 – Rosary Live
17:45 – Vespers Live
20:30 Vigile Live  

Tuesday
2nd Nov.
2021

Avec Prions En Eglise

Presiding guest:
Fr. Don Louis-Hervé
Guiny,
head of the Community of St Martin’s Training House
3 messes


08:00 – Mass LIVE
09:00 – Lauds LIVE
09:30 – Tombs anointing at the cimetary
11:00 – Mass LIVE
14:30 – Chaplet LIVE
15:00 – Tuition LIVE
15:45 – Vespers followed by the Salute of the Blessed Sacrament
17:00 – Mass LIVE

Saturday
21st Nov. 2021

07:30 – Lauds LIVE
08h00 – Mass LIVE
16:00 – Adoration / confessions
17:15 – Rosary LIVE
17:45 – Vespers LIVE
20:30 Vigile LIVE

Sunday
21st Nov.
2021

Presiding guest:
Monsignor Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Counsel for the New Evangelization.


09:00 – Lauds LIVE
11:00 – Mass LIVE
14:30 – Chaplet LIVE
15:00 – Tuition LIVE
15:45 – Vespers followed by the Salute of the Blessed Sacramen

Saturday 6th November

07:30 – Lauds Live
08h00 Mass Live
16:00 – Adoration / confessions
17:15 – Rosary Live
17:45 – Vespers Live
20:30 Vigile Live  

Sunday
7th Nov.
2021

Presiding guest:
Philippe Cardinal Barbarin.





09:00 – Lauds LIVE
11:00 – Mass LIVE
14:30 – Chaplet LIVE
15:00 – Tuition LIVE
15:45 – Vespers followed by the Salute of the Blessed Sacrament

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Why you should come and attend the Heaven’s High Pilgrimages

Testimony of Sylvie, mother of Anna and Marion, who died in Paris terrorists attack in 2015

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The afterlife, what is it all about?

Where about is now my dear one who just passed away? The Gospel does not offer an immediate answer, but opens a way, by shedding a light on the greta mystery of life, and thus, of death, and the afterlife.

Rev. Fr. Bertrand Lesoingt, priest of the Community of St. Martin is a professor in theology at the community House of Formation in Evron, France. From 2016 to 2020, he was part of the chaplaincy at the shrine of Montligeon, world center of prayer for the deceased.

Fr. Bertrand Lesoingt will preside the pilgrimage on November 2nd. 2020 in Montligeon.

Fr. Lesoingt’s conference during the 202 edition of the Rosary Pilgrimage in Lourdes, and filmed by Lourdes TV.

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Enroll your loved ones
to the Fraternity of Our Lady of Montligeon

Father Paul Denizot, rector of the shrine of Montligeon

Thus, enrollees benefit from the perpetual Mass celebrated to their intention on a daily basis.

Moreover, the shrine of our Montligeon proposes to enroll, during the November pilgrimages, and throughout the year, living or deceased persons in the spiritual Fraternity of Our Lady of Montligeon.

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Why attend Montligeon Heaven’s Pilgrimages?

Testimony by Marie-Odile, volunteer at the shrine.
Testimony by Fr. Bertrand Lesoingt, chaplain at the shrine.
Toussaint 2021 - Pèlerinage du Ciel à Montligeon
November 2021 – Heaven’s Pilgrimages at the shrine of Montligeon

Programme
of a November Pilgrimage

20:30 – Vigile (previous night)
9:00 – Lauds
10:00 – Spiritual Preparation / Confessions
11:00 – Mass 
14:30 – Rosary
15:00 – Tuition
15:45 – Vespers and Salute of the Blessed Sacrament

Download flyers

Download and print the pilgrimages flyers

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Special Bus schedules for pilgrims
from and within France only

Check with Etoile Notre-Dame for their special buses:  +33(0)2 43 30 45 67

Si vous venez de Paris ou de Rennes, vous pouvez profiter des départs en bus des dimanches 8, 15 et 22 novembre avec notre partenaire Etoile Notre-Dame – 45€ depuis Rennes et 35€ depuis Paris – en vous inscrivant directement sur le site :

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Join and/or come with your local constituted group (France only)

Call the shrine and find out about the nearest constituted group of pilgrims to your home coming to Montligeon (France only).

Join a constituted group

Contact Nathalie Blondeau:

You’d rather come on your own but need information?

Reception desk:

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Would you like to make the Fraternity of Montligeon prayer pledge?

What is the Montligeon prayer pledge about?

People who wish so, commit themselves to offer God, prayers and their humble daily life for the sake of all enrollees in the Fraternity of Our Lady of Montligeon, living or deceased. It also means they will see to having Mass celebrated for the faithful departed. Rosary is highly recommended together with the prayer to Our Lady of Montligeon, on a daily basis. Marial devotion should be inspiring their spiritual life. Also, they should attend Mass and receive communion on Sundays and on Marian festivals.

During the Montligeon Heaven’s Pilgrimages, (or at other times elsewhere in the world) members of the spiritual Fraternity of

Nathalie Blondeau

This pledge in the Fraternity of Our Lady of Montligeon is a most beautiful commitment. It epitomizes great charity and a desire of advancing towards holiness. What is required? Only to offer joys and pains of one’s life, throughout one’s life, so that graces and merits obtained be tendered for the sanctification of the souls in Purgatory, through the Communion of Saints.

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Pledges will take place
on 1st, 7th, 14th and 21st Novembre 2021

Interested?
Please contact
Nathalie Blondeau by phone or mail.

Nathalie is also in charge of and the contact person
of the Montligeon Prayer Groups:

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Pilgrimages calendar

septembre, 2021

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