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Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Today we commemorate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.  It is well known that he loved his mother Nancy and that she was central to his world view, both before and after her death at the young age of 34.  353 more words


Saint of the day 11th February

Our Lady of Lourdes

Lived: | Feast Day: Thursday, February 11, 2016

On December 8, 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception in the apostolic constitution Ineffabilis Deus. 96 more words

Feasts And Commemorations


Lo! Mary is exempt from stain of sin,

Proclaims the Pontiff high;

And earth applauding celebrates with joy

Her triumph, far and high.

Unto a lowly timid maid she shows… 146 more words

Prayers To Our Lady

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes (11 February 2016)

When I was in high school, I used to walk the 20 or so blocks to the home of my aunt and uncle to visit with them either after school in the afternoon or on the weekends or during the summer.  801 more words

Daily Messages




In wrinkled, pungent skin.

In soft, firm hands that guide with confident love.

In the multitude of human shapes, and sizes

All wrapped in baptismal, glorious white… 159 more words



Lourdes is a very different place to where i would usually go. I am not religious of any sort though i am spiritual, keen to understand and open to new experiences. 272 more words

Where I've Been Before