Taken last weekend in Lourdes, France.
On a sidenote, I am leaving for Germany on Friday and will be staying there for a while. It stings to say goodbye to Paris, to say the least.
When I did my masters in theology my special study modules were on the subject of the theology and spirituality of work. There is so much in the story of Lourdes, both the original story and the pilgrim experience today more than 150 years after the apparitions, that speak to a theology of work. 334 more words
“I will tell your Mother!”
In Lourdes, a priest was using the monstrance to trace the sign of the cross over disabled children. He had just finished blessing one and was about to move on to the next child, when he was stopped in his tracks by the cry of the child staring at the Eucharist: “You didn’t heal me! 42 more words
Russian spies will soon arrive in Cuba to begin intercepting U.S. communications.
The impoverished, communist Cuban government, with Raul Castro calling the shots, signed a deal with the Russian’s to re-open Lourdes, a massive Cold War signals intelligence (SIGINT) base used by Russia to vacuum up U.S. 466 more words
‘MORE HARM THAN GOOD’
“The parents of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour are trying to raise money for a pilgrimage to Lourdes so their son can be blessed before a life-or-death operation. 428 more words