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The Mystery of Miracles

For me, the mystery of miracles is not the how or the why of miracles themselves but why they are so ignored. There are miracles happening all around the world all the time. 465 more words


Lourdes (2009)

‘Lourdes’, directed by Jessica Hausner in 2009, is a French drama set at the famous site of Catholic pilgrimage. Sylvie Testud plays Christine, a woman with severe multiple sclerosis who is unable to move below the neck. 255 more words


A Pilgrim without a Cause

So I probably went to Lourdes for the wrong reasons.

From what I know, it’s a pilgrimage sight of high import. According to the sign across the window of the shop down the street from the train station, the Virgin Mother bought her kicks on a street corner across from a garishly lit kebab and hot dog combination store. 1,077 more words


Los Tesoros de la Iglesia -

Creo que todos nosotros debemos saber que la semana pasada en Florida, U.S.A., fuimos afectados por el huracán Irma; una tormenta como nunca antes había visto; era casi del tamaño de Colombia, mi país de origen. 809 more words

Nuestra Fé Católica

As we board for home...

As the sun rises upon Barcelona, I take a look back at these 10 days being blessed to have visited some of the most beautiful Marian shrines in the world. 352 more words


Where waters flow

After 1531 in México, the next official and popular apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary took place in 1858 to fourteen-year-old Marie Bernade Soubirous. Between February 11 and July 16, 1858, the Blessed Virgin appeared eighteen times in Lourdes. 239 more words


Chateau fort de Lourdes

From the veranda of my hotel room in Lourdes, France, I was able to admire the Chateau fort de Lourdes, once a castle since the 8th century, a royal prison from the 15th century, and a museum from the 20th century to the present.