Many people are there to make the Basilica of Avioth a living place; Hence, finding the right contact to reach the Basilica is sometimes difficult. Here are the main references and addresses that will allow you to have a quick answer for any question or request.
The parish and its priest
The Basilica of Our Lady of Avioth is attached to the parish ‘Notre-Dame du Pays de Montmédy’, whose main place of worship is the Church of St. Bernard de Montmédy. Hence, Avioth and Montmédy have the same parish priest, Daniel Vannesson. He can be reached in case of questions relating to worship and religious events.
Masses are celebrated in Avioth every second Sunday of the month. You can ask for exceptional masses, or special prayer intentions during the regular masses.
Paroisse N.-D. du Pays de Montmédy
Presbytery of Montmédy
8 Rue Ernest Mabille
Phone : 00 33 3 29 80 10 48
The Basilica Committee
The Committee is directly linked to worship matters related to the basilica. From day to day, it cares about pastoral events and community life. The Committee is especially handling:
Avioth Basilica Committee
Former presbytery of Avioth
5 rue de l’Abbé Delhôtel
Phone : 00 33 3 29 86 77 61
The Anim’Avioth Association
The Anim’Avioth association is a secular voluntary organization dedicated to the heritage of the village of Avioth. In particular, it is responsible for:
Avioth mayoral house
12 rue de l’Abbé Delhôtel
Phone : 00 33 7 86 02 72 38
The Heritage Foundation
- restoration campaigns (currently, spans 2 and 3 of the basilica nave);
- archaeology and conservation of the monument.
French Heritage Foundation
153 bis Avenue Charles de Gaulle
92200 Neuilly Sur Seine
Phone: 00 33 1 70 48 48 00