Lourdes, France – town lying at the foothills of the Pyrenees. The Blessed Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to Bernadette Soubirous on a total of eighteen occasions.
Lourdes has become a major place of Roman Catholic pilgrimage.
Famous for the Marian apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes said to have occurred in 1858 to Bernadette Soubirous here at The Grotto.
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
This flame continues my prayer.
Evening Procession starts at 9:00 pm and welcomes people of all faiths to join in.
See Christopher at Le Petit Train de Lourdes; he speaks several languages and will happily help you with information about the area. You can also buy tickets here for the Funiculaire.
Stunning view over Lourdes and surrounding Pyrenees.
New-found friends Maria and Michael – here with Grace … very appropriate!