Prayers & Spirituality


This section of our website contains many favourite prayers of CA Hospitalité members, in particular prayers that are likely to be heard in Lourdes. The section also aims to be a resource to people of all faiths and so sets out both a basic introduction to Catholic beliefs as well as an introduction to how these beliefs are expressed in Lourdes.


Catholic Beliefs

The Catholic Church is the largest Christian church, with approximately 1.3 billion baptised Catholics worldwide as of 2016. Find out more by clicking on the button below!


We’ve included a selection of both common Catholic prayers and prayers you’ll likely here in Lourdes, in both French and Latin! Click on the button below to learn more.

CA Novena

A Novena is a 9 day prayer. The novena given below was composed by Fr Nicholas King S.J. in order to prepare us for our pilgrimage to Lourdes.