The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

Happy Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.  Here is a report from Religion & Ethics Newsweekly from the French shrine, showing what happened there in 1858 and what happens there today.

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Craig McKee
7 years 1 month ago
As any child knows even before attaining the AGE of REASON, ''If daddy says NO, go ask MOMMY!''
7 years 1 month ago
Thank you, thank you, Fr. Jim.  And bravo to PBS for producing it.
Thomas Piatak
7 years 1 month ago
Thanks for this, Father.

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