The Irish Pilgrimage Trust

Vision, Mission and Values



Enriching the lives of our Trust family



The Irish Pilgrimage Trust is a voluntary, Christian and charitable organisation that provides the opportunity for people with additional needs to go on volunteer supported pilgrimages and holidays to Lourdes and in Ireland.  Our aim is to cherish the uniqueness of each person through sharing the gift of God’s love with joy.




  • We value the dignity of all
  • We treat others as we would wish to be treated



  • We show compassion to all
  • We take time to listen to others especially those with additional needs



  • We encourage a sense of belonging and community in our small family like groups
  • We welcome, cherish and celebrate everyone as they are



  • We welcome and respect all faiths and none
  • We celebrate our faith by sharing God’s love



  • On our journey we create joyful special memories
  • We celebrate the special and unique qualities of each person



  • We strive to put safety at the heart of all we do
  • We aspire to be transparent and accountable