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Our Lady of Lourdes and Lent

Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and the 150th Anniversary of Our Lady’s first appearance to Saint Bernadette. What a beautiful parallel is given to us by the Lord in this feast falling in the season of Lent.

Lourdes today is a place of faith and healing. Lent is a time in which we renew the faith of our Baptism and present all of our brokenness and wounds to Jesus for His healing love to touch us and make us whole again.

May the example and intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes lead us to a deeper surrender of our lives this Lent, that we may commend ourselves into the arms of Mercy.

For more information on Lourdes and the 150th Jubilee go to

God bless you!


Anonymous said…
Hi Sister! It's good to see you are back at it! I will check back from time to time!!

God bless you in all you do for our Province.

Sr. Eva-Maria
Anonymous said…
Thankyou for your blog! :) God Bless You
Anonymous said…
Wonderful Blog :) thankyou may God use all you write to bless many people ;)

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