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Our Lady of Lourdes - February 11, 2008 - 150 Years Celebrations

The apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes began on 11 February 1858, when Bernadette Soubirous, a 14-year old peasant girl from Lourdes admitted, when questioned by her mother, that she had seen a "lady" in the cave of Massabielle, about a mile from the town, while she was gathering firewood with her sister and a friend. Similar appearances of the "lady" took place on seventeen further occasions that year. Catholics consider Bernadette Soubirous a saint, and many Catholics believe her visions to have been of the Virgin Mary. The first appearance of the "Lady" reported by Bernadette was on 11 February. The others were on February 14, 18-21, 23-25, 27, 28, March 1-4, 25, April 7, and July 16........ more



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Prayer
O ever Immaculate Virgin, Mother of Mercy,
health of the sick, refuge of sinners, comforter of the
afflicted, you know my wants, my troubles, my
sufferings, look with mercy upon me.

By appearing in the Grotto of Lourdes, you were
pleased to make it a privileged sanctuary, whence
you dispense your favours; and already many
sufferers have obtained the cure of their infirmities,
both spiritual and corporal. I come, therefore, with
complete confidence to implore your maternal
intercession.

Obtain, O loving Mother, the grant of my requests.
Through gratitude for your favors, I will endeavor
to imitate your virtues, that I may one day share
your glory. Amen.




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