When were the apparitions at Lourdes?
The story of Lourdes is well known. Between February 11 and July 16, 1858, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared eighteen times to fourteen-year-old Bernadette Soubirous in that small town located in the foothills of the Pyrenee mountains of southern France.
Which Pope declared Our Lady of Lourdes a feast day on February 11?
|Our Lady of Lourdes|
|Date||11 February to 16 July 1858|
|Witness||Saint Bernadette Soubirous|
|Approval||Pope Pius IX (Pontifical decree of Approval of 1 February 1876)|
In what year when mother Mary appeared to St Bernadette?
Between February 11 and July 16, 1858, at the age of 14, she had a series of visions of the Virgin Mary in the nearby Massabielle grotto. Mary revealed her identity with the words “I am the Immaculate Conception” and, among other messages and affirmations, told Bernadette that a chapel should be built there.
What were the three secrets of Lourdes?
The three secrets of Fatima are:
- A vision of the souls in Hell.
- Prediction of the end of WWI and a prediction of the beginning of WWII as well as a request to consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
- A vision of the Pope, along with other bishops, priests, religious and lay people, being killed by soldiers.
When was the last appearance of the Virgin of Lourdes?
On 16 July 1858, Soubirous visited the grotto for the last time and said: “I have never seen her so beautiful before.” On 18 January 1862, the local bishop declared: “The Virgin Mary did appear indeed to Bernadette Soubirous.” In 1958, Pope Pius XII issued the encyclical Le pèlerinage de Lourdes (“The pilgrimage to …
When was the last miracle at Lourdes?
A miracle at Lourdes last was declared in 2013. It involved an Italian woman who visited Lourdes in 1989, suffering severe high blood pressure and other problems. Not all declared miracles pass through Lourdes.
What to pray at Our Lady of Lourdes novena?
You can pray the full Our Lady of Lourdes Novena below. Ever Immaculate Virgin, Mother of Mercy, we call upon you as Health of the Sick, Refuge of Sinners, and Comfort of the Afflicted.
What is Our Lady of Lourdes known for?
The image of Mary at Lourdes is known as Our Lady of Lourdes, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of the Rosary. The water from the miraculous spring has cured and healed many people ever since.
How many times did Our Lady of Lourdes appear to Bernadette?
Our Lady appeared to St. Bernadette Soubirous eighteen times in Lourdes, France in 1858, just four years after the Pope had declared the Immaculate Conception to be dogma. You can pray the full Our Lady of Lourdes Novena below.
What does Saint Bernadette say about novenas?
Saint Bernadette, pray for us. Click here to get a special offer for reminders about upcoming novenas and a free copy of my Novena E-Book. Ever Immaculate Virgin, Mother of Mercy, we call upon you as Health of the Sick, Refuge of Sinners, and Comfort of the Afflicted.