Study Abroad France – March 2016
Pilgrimage Sites in Europe will take place during Spring Break of the Spring 2016 semester, with 5 days in Paris and 4 days in Lourdes, France. Drawing from over a millions pilgrims a year, Lourdes is located in the south of France along the Pyrenees mountains and draws multitudes seeking both physical and spiritual healing. From here, students will study firsthand the experience of pilgrimage, as well as explore centuries-old sites in this historic town. Students will begin and end the trip in Paris with multiple pilgrimage sites and a vast array of diverse
interpretation of pilgrimage and ritual.