Montfort Missionaries
50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, Litchfield
Lourdes in Litchfield is located on Route 118
approximately a half mile to the east
of the Litchfield Green

60th Annual Pilgrimage Season
Begins on May 1, 2018
Mass will be celebrated daily
in the Grotto at 11:30 am
No Mass on Mondays
The grounds are open from dawn to dusk.

Monthly Prayer of the Sacrament of the Sick
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Lourdes in Litchfield
occurs at the conclusion of Mass

Memorial Day Mass
Monday, May 28 ~ 11:30 am
Lourdes in Litchfield
Mass will be celebrated at
11:30 am in the Grotto.

Grotto Gift Shop
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday: 12:30 pm (after Mass) - 4:30 pm
Lenten & Easter items are in stock,
gifts for St. Patrick's Day
confirmation & first communion gifts

Proceeds help to maintain
the shrine and property.
Unique gifts and books for all occasions,
 particularly baby & children's items.

Unique gifts and books for all occasions,
 particularly baby & children's items.
The Grotto Gift Shop, is located on the grounds of the
Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield, 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, Litchfield
¼ mile from the Litchfield Green
For further information, please call 860-567-0891

Spring Tag Sale
March 30 - April 2, 2017




Christ's birth celebrated during Shrine's Living Nativity (12-12-16)
Litchfield High School students Jonathan Dieck and Ali O'Neill portrayed
Joseph and Mary and Baby Jesus was played by Bodhi Knierem of Granby
during the Living Nativity at the Lourdes Shrine on Sunday.

Lourdes Shrine in Litchfield was in full Christmas spirit
on Sunday as it hosted its annual Living Nativity.

Students from Litchfield's schools were the centerpieces
of the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Mary and Joseph were played by Ali O'Neill and Jonathan Dieck,
 while baby Jesus was portrayed by Bohdi Knierem, son of
Litchfield High graduate Michele (Simaitis) Knierem of Granby.

Litchfield High's Chamber Choir performed several songs under the
direction of Peter Perkins. The Living Nativity was once again organized
by the dynamic duo of Collette Boyd and JoJo Moore. Boyd and Moore
even managed to get some snow flurries to fall during the celebration. videos of the LHS Choir
Sunday, December 11, 2016
@ Lourdes in Litchfield

Below, the Litchfield High Chamber Choir under the direction of Peter Perkins
provided the singing during the celebration of the birth of Christ. BZ photos

Below, scenes from the Living Nativity and the
Litchfield students who participated in it.

******************** Video Tour
by Father Bill Considine
Click on the picture to see the video.
Mass is celebrated Tuesday through Sunday at 11:30 a.m.
outside in the Grotto. In the event of inclement weather,
Mass is celebrated in the Grotto Chapel located on the Shrine grounds.

For further information, call 860-567-1041,
or visit our web site:

Annual Blessing of the Motorcycles
The Annual Blessing of Motorcycles took place at the
Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield on Sunday, May 15, 2016



The Grotto Gift Shop and the Grotto Cafe are located in Pilgrim Hall.