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by CNA Staff Lourdes, France, Jul 2, 2021 / 12:00 pm The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes has launched a series of summer evening events to draw pilgrims back to the shrine as pandemic restrictions ease. The initiative, called “Lourdes Nights,” will be held at the shrine in southwestern

St. Bernadette Soubirous is the renowned visionary of Lourdes. She was born into a poor family in Lourdes, France, in 1844 and was baptized with the name Mary Bernard. Our Lady first appeared to the 14-year-old Bernadette on Feb. 11, 1858, in a cave on the banks of the Gave

On July 16, the anniversary of the 18th and last apparition of the Virgin Mary, the Shrine of Lourdes will host an exceptional e-pilgrimage for the whole world, which will take place live from the Grotto of the Apparitions. This extraordinary day will bring together millions of people from all

Statue where St. Bernadette witnessed the beautiful Lady in Lourdes France (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Jul 14, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- As global coronavirus cases have surpassed 13 million, Lourdes is offering a digital pilgrimage this week to pray for the sick on the anniversary of its final Marian apparition. The Marian shrine will livestream the rosary in

By Courtney Mares Lourdes, France, Mar 17, 2020 / 05:30 am (CNA).- The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes has closed for the first time in over a century following new restrictions in France to slow the spread of the coronavirus. “For the first time in its history, the sanctuary will

Prayer to Our Lady of Lourdes Oh ever immaculate Virgin, Mother of Mercy, Health of the Sick, Refuge of Sinners, Comfortess of the Afflicted, you know my wants, my troubles, my sufferings. Look upon me with mercy. When you appeared in the grotto of Lourdes, you made it a privileged

Two years ago, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Pilgrimage arrived in Lourdes on September 27, 2017. Yesterday, Father David Brinkmoeller passed away from a battle with pancreatic cancer. We celebrate his life in service today from an article in The Catholic Telegraph from June, 2017: Like many a recent retiree, Father

The yearly Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage for Non-Wounded, Wounded, Ill or Injured Military Personnel during the 61st Annual International Military Pilgrimage (PMI) will take place May 14-21, 2019. The pilgrimage, sponsored by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, and the Knights of Columbus, is the latest event in a

AT Sacred Heart in Barcelona Spain (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
During the week of October 30th through November 2nd, more photos of the Pilgrimage to Lourdes and Fatima will be posted. For the story Fatima and Abroad, click here

Our own Greg Hartman is on pilgrimage with Bishop Binzer and 134 people from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, stopping at Marian shrines with the ultimate destination of Fatima for the 100th anniversary of the end of the apparitions there. His report from Lourdes:   Upon arriving in this most holy