Since it was built at the beginning of the 20th century, the shrine has been an important pilgrimage site.
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The Church marks the World Day of the Sick each year on Feb. 11.
Increasing numbers of pilgrims from around of the world seek solace and the intercession of the Virgin Mary at the foot of this replica of the famous sanctuary in the south of France.
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On this week’s Register Radio, CNA Rome correspondent Courtney Mares in Rome talks about her recent trip to Lourdes, and Register senior editor Jonathan Liedl talks about his article on Africa and same-sex blessings, ‘The Congo Flows Into the Tiber.’
To mark the 32nd World Day of the Sick, Frank La Rocca’s special Mass setting will be heard Feb. 10 at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, California.
‘We are considered a satellite of Our Lady of Lourdes in France.’
Hundreds of thousands of young people will meet Pope Francis in Portugal next weekend for World Youth Day. The Holy Father doesn’t want this opportunity to be simply religious tourism — it’s a spiritual pilgrimage. Father Roger Landry joins us now to talk about how WYD people can help us all on our spiritual pilgrimage of life. Then we turn to another well-known pilgrimage site: Lourdes. The film ‘The Miracle Club’ highlights the journey of a group of women to Our Lady’s shrine at Lourdes in France. Register senior editor Joan Desmond reviews the movie and offers her own experience of assisting pilgrims on pilgrimage to Lourdes.
Our Lady’s message of hope shines brightly in the grotto, a rising star that points us to her Son