Emmanuel summer sessions – Paray



Come, relax, reflect, and regain momentum, during a session in Paray-le-Monial (France). Young or old, single, as a couple, as a family or with a group, with or without a handicap… Come as you are!

What is a session?

A session at Paray is 3, 4 or 5 days to recharge your batteries in a joyful and friendly atmosphere ! The theme of a session is elaborated by guests during the conferences. A number of workshops have various topics: education, bioethics, prayer, mission, sexuality, Christian commitment in society… are only a few examples. The evening programs is a variety of prayer time, testimonies, and festive time. Each day, different times for prayer are suggested: praise, mass, or silent prayer.


Choose the accommodation that best suits you! Different types of housing are available: economical or standard, in a dormitory, gymnasium, or tents (assembled by us). Requests for housing are alloted as the registration goes along. We’ll let you know the details  of your accommodation as soon as we can.

You also have the choice to select your own accommodations: hotel, camping, bed and breakfast, .. Everything is possible! www.tourisme-paraylemonial.fr


The sessions are situated in the city centre of Paray-le-Monial (France), in the Parc du Moulin Liron, which is  a 10 minute walk from the train station. During the day, all of the activities are within  a walking distance.


During the sessions there is a self-service breakfast, lunch and dinner on site. You have the possibility to buy meal tickets when you sign-up for a session or upon your arrival.

You may also choose to not buy meal tickets. There are local restaurants in Paray, or you may also bring your packed meal to eat on site.


Special areas allow us to welcome children by age groups.

Ages 0-7 are in a closed park situated close to the main site. Children and teenagers ages 8-17 in the Parc du Moulin Liron at the main site.

Children and teens have their own program and are able to experience a tailor-made session, for their age-group. For the younger ages, games, puppets shows, crafts, football/soccer, prayer time…allow the children to grow a little closer to God. Music, learning, sharing, and time to relax are offered to teenagers during a session adapted for them.

During the sessions, parents are still in-charge of their children.


For the moment, registration is only in French.

If you need help you can contact Marie-Line (in English) : +33 3 58 42 20 51



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