Apparitions of Lourdes are Timeless . . .

“Like our Predecessor, we ardently desire that Christendom be renewed in a unanimous élan of Marian piety, for, when it is understood according to the Church’s doctrine, it cannot but lead souls more surely and more quickly to Jesus Christ, our one and divine Savior. Following those Pontiffs who for a century recommended that Catholics pay attention to the message of Lourdes, we urge you to listen, with simplicity of heart and an upright mind, to hear the salutary warnings of the Mother of God – warnings still relevant today. […] Moreover, let nobody be surprised to hear the Roman Pontiffs insist on this great spiritual lesson passed on by the child of Massabielle. If they have been constituted guardians and interpreters of Divine Revelation, contained in Sacred Scripture and Tradition, they also have a duty to recommend to the attention of the faithful – when after mature examination they judge it opportune for the general good – the supernatural lights which it pleases God to freely dispense to certain privileged souls, not to propose new doctrines but to guide our conduct (cf. Saint Thomas, IIa-IIae, q. CLXXIV, a. 6, ad tertium.) Such is indeed the case with the apparitions of Lourdes…” (Pope John XXIII radio address, Feb 18, 1959, at the closing of the Centennial of Lourdes).


“Penance! Penance! Penance! Pray to God for sinners! Kiss the ground as an act of penance for sinners”—Our Lady of Lourdes.


“In our time,—as Christians have often had, and still have the opportunity to experience,—the august Mother of God makes Her presence felt in human events in a special way [e.g., apparitions like Our Lady of the Snows, Lourdes and Fatima]. The more charity grows colder, the more urgently this Mother exhorts Her children to piety, to virtue, to penance for sin; and when from every side the menace of fearsome scourges increases, we feel that in Her clemency She intercedes for us, that She implores for us mercy, warding off the chastisements merited by our faults. Thus we have a powerful patroness with the Divine Majesty, we have a Mother who with a heart full of pity has compassion on Her children’s sufferings. Hence, one would be placing his own salvation in jeopardy if, when he is assailed by the tempests of our world, he refused to accept Her helping hand.” (Pope John XXIII radio address, April 1959, a few months prior to his opening the 3rd Secret of Fatima).

Learn about the Beautiful Harmony of the Apparitions of Our Lady at Lourdes . . .

Our Lady of Lourdes
Learn about the beautiful harmony of the 18 apparitions at Lourdes, most notably how they coincide very well with the 15 decades of the Most Holy Rosary.
Our Lady of Lourdes.pdf
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Encyclical Letter of Pope Pius XII on the Apparitions at Lourdes
This very readable document helps us understand some of the wider reasons for Our Lady's wonderful appearance at the Grotto in Lourdes.
Le Pelerinage De Lourdes.pdf
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Lessons from the 2nd Nocturn for the Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes
Lessons on Lourdes-Roman Breviary.pdf
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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes.

A Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes
A Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes.pdf
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Visit the Grotto in Lourdes . . .

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How Dr. Felix Leseur converted at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes . . .

Our Lady of Lourdes & the Conversion of Dr. Felix Leseur
Our Lady of Lourdes Dr. Felix Leseur.pd[...]
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Help us build a Grotto for Our Lady... A cave of refreshment in dark times.

Our Lady of Lourdes needs a Niche in the Wall

Thanks to your continued support, we are  planning to build a beautiful Grotto to compliment our chapel and provide a place for the faithful to pray and light candles... but most especially to give honor to the highest honor of our race. For how can one have a church dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes without a Grotto? We now have the plans according to which we hope to hollow out a place in the rock worthy of Our Lady of Lourdes. Yet, the planned Grotto is modest, with modest statuary to match our modest church. It will be a place of repose and meditation with a water feature set in beautifully landscaped hillside. Help Us Give Honor to the Highest Honor of Our Race.

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