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By CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jul 12, 2022 / 16:19 pm Half of the Chapels of Light at Our Lady of Lourdes shrine in France were destroyed by a fire during the night of July 10–11. The fire was quickly brought under control. “Another hard blow for the Shrine at Lourdes, …

by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 19, 2022 / 09:10 am In 2001, Richard Johnson suffered a major knee injury during an operation in Kosovo. The military nurse was given strong painkillers, which led him into an addiction that gradually dragged him into the abyss. He spent the next 14 …

by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 16, 2022 / 07:30 am The “invisible” wounds of war are at the heart of the eighth annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage, taking place on May 10-16 during the 62nd International Military Pilgrimage at the shrine in southwestern France. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus in …

Statue where St. Bernadette witnessed the beautiful Lady in Lourdes France (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Francesca Pollio Denver Newsroom, Feb 11, 2022 / 03:00 am On Feb. 11, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. In Lourdes, France, in 1858, thirteen-year-old Bernadette Soubirous was collecting pieces of wood as part of her daily chores when she noticed a startling wind …

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 …