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Last weekend in Lourdes

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.

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The Magnificat - Song of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On the most holy feast of the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, I thought it only fitting that the hymn of praise that Mary sung should be echoed once more by her son’s church. 31 more words


Lourdes - a theology of work

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!"

“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


Russia reopening spy station in Cuba, but it's a PR stunt, not a new threat

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




“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

Prayers For Ordinary Time

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied reports that Moscow plans to reopen a Cold War listening post in Cuba. 290 more words