I love it when interesting stories just come out of the woodwork when I’m least looking.
This time, I found two great stories about one of my favorite places – Lourdes. 699 more words
There are thousands of “inexplicable healings” reported every year at the Marian shrine in Lourdes, France, one of the most visited shrines in the world. However, only a minute number of these “healings” are deemed truly “miraculous” by the Church; the criteria for such a designation are extremely rigorous. 300 more words
The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is close to the heart of The Traveling Troubadour. His grandmother was originally from the area around Bize and Pau in the Southern Pyrenees region of France, very near the shrine in the French Pyrenees. 644 more words
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Yesterday was the Roman Catholic feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes. It is not formally a part of the Filianic calendar, but I do not wish to let it go unmarked because Lourdes is absolutely central to the Filianic religion and I think there is a terrible danger of this fact being forgotten, particularly as a new generation of Déanists/Filianists comes to the faith through social media, often without having yet read much in the way of Matristics. 1,168 more words
I have loved this movie since I was a small child. I thought it would be appropriate today, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. 33 more words