2013 Jubilee

In 2013, Rocamadour celebrates one thousand years of pilgrimage to its sanctuaries, to worship Our Lady of Rocamadour. Don’t miss this exceptional jubilee.

In 2013, Rocamadour celebrates a very special Jubilee.

A millennium of pilgrimage and a centenary of consecration of the Saint Sauveur Basilica.

For the last 1000 years pilgrims and devout Christians have come from far and wide to visit the sanctuaries and worship the Blessed Virgin Mary, symbolised by the Black Madonna, “Notre Dame de Rocamadour”.

To mark this great event, the sacred city has prepared an impressive Jubilee programme, including:

  • In June: the centenary of the dedication of the Saint-Sauveur Basilica.
  • In July:  Gregorian music week with the Paris Gregorian Choir and the Fête de Saint-Jacques (Feast of St. James).
  • In August: the solemn Assumption, a procession by torch light and a festival of sacred music.
  • In September:  Maria Cult Week.
  • Until December: many gatherings and festive events, including the inauguration the Saint-Sauveur Basilica’s new organ.


The Rocamadour Jubilee: 1000 years of pilgrimage and a thousand reasons to visit the sanctuaries, admire the statue of the Black Madonna and discover the sacred city.

For the detailed events programme, go to: http://www.rocamadour2013.com/preparez-votre-venue/le-programme

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