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Our Lady of Lourdes

I found an old statue of Our Lady of Lourdes (Mary) in the religion office at school.  She looked rather yellow, faded and was missing her nose.  I took her home, fashioned a nose for her out of spackling putty … Continue reading

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Special Feast Day

Today is the magnificent feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.  We celebrate and remember when, back in 1858, Mary appeared to Bernadette Soubirous, a French peasant girl in a grotto in Lourdes, France.  It was there in the grotto that … Continue reading

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The Incredible Incorruptibles

Something that I have found to be extremely interesting is the phenomenon of incorruptibility.  It seems that when the bodies of certain holy people are exhumed, their corpses have not undergone the natural process of decay that occurs with most … Continue reading

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