The Procession of Notre-Dame-au-Bois in Braine-le-Château starts with a Mass at Notre-Dame-au-Bois church at 10am. The procession then goes to the chapel of the same name.
The president of the Cavaliers de Notre-Dame-au-Bois, wearing the necklace of the king of the Société des Archers de Saint-Sébastien leads the procession, followed by a group of riders on horses. The Sainte-Cécile brass band forms the second group. Next comes the statue of Notre-Dame-au-Bois (Our Lady in the Woods) in her jewelled dress, then the Blessed Sacrament followed by a crowd of worshippers.
The 2 July 2023