« I am bold enough to predict that Chartres will become, more than ever, the West’s main centre of devotion to Mary. People will flock to Chartres, as they did in times gone by, from all over the world. »

French Cardinal pie

May 31st 1855


Notre-Dame de Chrétienté permanently follows the news of the Church and how its social doctrine is applied, in order to inform its pilgrims and to get involved / mobilise its networks, when necessary.
News analyses, feature articles relayed, interviews, the ‘Appel de Chartres’ (the Call of Chartres), informations from friendly communities, chapter lives, reading advices, cultural events, announcements and support for actions in the city, etc.
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2022 : The pilgrimage is back

The Calendar


mai 2023

Journée de formation à l’animation de chapitre

Journée de formation à l’animation de chapitre à Paris le samedi 13 mai 2023


mars 2023

Récollection régionale Nord

Récollection régionale du Nord à Riaumont les 25 et 26 mars 2023


mars 2023

Récollection régionale Provence Languedoc & Rhône-Alpes

Récollection régionale Provence Languedoc et Rhône-Alpes au Barroux les 25 et 26 mars 2023


When the Henri and André Charlier Centrelater Notre-Dame de Chrétienté – revived the historic Pentecost pilgrimage to Chartres in 1983, its aim was to promote Christendom, i.e. to make “the kingship of Christ over the whole of creation and, in particular, over human societies” a reality within civic life (Catechism of the Catholic Church N° 2105).

Notre Dame de Chrétienté’s foremost vocation is to work towards the social kingship of Christ by fully enacting the encyclical letter Quas Primas of Pope Pius XI of December 11, 1925:

In him is the salvation of the individual, in him is the salvation of society. ‘Neither is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given to men whereby we must be saved” (Acts IV,12).”

Notre-Dame de Chrétienté relies on three pillars to help promote and propagate the social kingship of Christ: Tradition (which we receive), Christendom (in which we live) and Mission (by which we transmit).

the pilgrimage shop

You have until April 30th to place your order and be delivered before the pilgrimage.

The Chartres

Why make the Pentecost pilgrimage?

A pilgrimage is a march,
it is a religious march,
it is the religious march of a people.

Walking allows you to pray with a free heart, your mind and body set to the rhythm of a litany of prayer that both stimulates and soothes, in the unity of an act that sums you up and links you to God.

We go ahead of ourselves, with our hands in our pockets,
Without any device, without any fuss, without any speech,
At an even pace, without haste or recourse.
From the most present fields to the nearest…” (Péguy)

join us

Notre-Dame de Chrétienté has the unique characteristic of living solely on the voluntary commitment of its pilgrims, inspired by the spirit of St Theresa “To love is to give everything and to give oneself“.

More than 1,200 volunteers ensure security, shopping, logistics, health care for pilgrims, organisation of ceremonies as well as welcoming the clergy each year.

Other volunteers commit themselves all year round to the preparation of the event, training and communication.

All good will has talents, all talents are welcome!

de chrétienté all year long

In addition to organising the Chartres pilgrimage and actively supporting various causes and events, Notre-Dame de Chrétienté offers spiritual or convivial events and training sessions throughout the year.


The chapters are micro-Christianities (about forty people from the same geographical area, usually per chapter) which live beyond the 3-day pilgrimage according to the principle of subsidiarity (local pilgrimages, recollections, training sessions, prayer vigils, etc., multiplying the events throughout the year). In addition to these events, the month of November is always marked by the Christian Friendship Day, which allows Notre-Dame de Chrétienté to bring together its pilgrim friends at the national level, in Paris.  

training courses

The training courses provided by Notre-Dame de Chrétienté aim to give each person all the bases and ways of deepening a solid catechism, a good knowledge of the traditional liturgy and the Social Doctrine of the Church in order to be able to go on Mission.


Notre-Dame de Chrétienté has a large family, made up of its pilgrims (17,500), its clerics and religious (300), and the spiritual communities and abbeys or monasteries that support it spiritually every day. 

Its greatest joy is that of openness (the pilgrimage counts each year more than 25 consequent delegations of foreign nationalities) and of youth (50% of the pilgrims are less than 20 years old).

The Notre-Dame de Chrétienté family would not be so successful without the generosity and support of many trusted partners (media, associations, donors).

Places of worship

where to find the Mass
in the traditional rite in France

Find near you the traditional liturgy according to the 1962 Missal, with the agreement of the diocesan ordinaries and/or in application of the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum (2007)


I must preach the good news of the Kingdom, for that is why I was sent” (Lk 4:43).

Notre-Dame de Chrétienté strives to give visibility to its actions to the widest possible audience and to respond to the numerous expectations of a young population thirsty for learning, by being active on social networks.

The shop

Notre-Dame de Chrétienté supports the influence of monastic products and offers its pilgrims the opportunity to rediscover the identity of the pilgrimage through merchandise and to make it known throughout the year.

The proceeds from these sales are essentially dedicated to helping pilgrims in difficulty, so that each one is not prevented from experiencing these three days for financial, material or logistical reasons.

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