Emmanuel Médecins – 13th International Gathering

for doctors, surgeons and medical students
and their spouses

from 10 to 12 March 2023 – in Paray-le-Monial (F)

 Death: failure or hope? 

3 conferences with major speakers for a philosophical, human and theological approach

  • Dr Didier LEGEAIS, Urological surgeon in Grenoble
  • M. Damien LE GUAY, Lecturer at HEC Paris and at the Institute of Public Relations and Communication in Les Ponts-de-Cé.
  • Mgr Dominique REY, Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon

And also :

  • Testimonies and exchanges, times of prayer and the liturgy of the Church will be offered in the grace of the Sanctuary of Paray le Monial.
  • The play « Le temps qui dure » written by Mgr Dominique Rey and Serge Sarkissian, will be performed exclusively on Saturday evening (ticket price included in the weekend price).

Are you a doctor, a surgeon, a medical student, or the spouse of a doctor?

You are all welcome to this weekend!


Register online!

PRACTICAL INFORMATIONLieu : Paray-le-Monial, à l’Abri du pèlerin in the Parc of the Chaplains(rue du Cardinal Perraud). Lodging:

  • At ‘Maison Cor Christi’ (14 rue de la Visitation) or at ‘Maison du Sacré-Cœur’ (3ter, rue de la Paix).
  • Possibility to find your own accommodation


  • Meet at the Abri du Pèlerin on Friday 10 March from 2pm.
  • The gathering starts at 3pm.


  • Le Creusot TGV station + SNCF bus to Paray-le-Monial station. 
  • Gare de Paray-le-Monial à 15 mn à pied du site.
  • Paray-le-Monial train station is a 15-minute walk from the site.

Musicians, come with your instrument and put yourselves at the service of the liturgy. Saturday morning, possibility of running for those who wish, bring a sports outfit! 

Emmanuel Médecins

A meeting organised by Emmanuel Médecins, the Emmanuel community’s apostolic work in the service of doctors and life. It offers a framework for reflection and prayer for doctors and medical students.

Register online!