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Lourdes Diary: Seven Days at the Grotto of Massabieille
Lourdes Diary Seven Days at the Grotto of Massabieille
Author: James Martin
The sacred grotto at Massabieille, near the town of Lourdes in southern France, appeals to Catholics like no other place. This is the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, the place where Mary appeared to a humble peasant girl named Bernadette Soubirous in 1858 and spoke words of comfort and simple faith. At Mary's behest, Bernadette dug in the roc...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780829423976
ISBN-10: 0829423974
Publication Date: 5/31/2006
Pages: 72
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Publisher: Loyola Press
Book Type: Paperback
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A short memoir of a Jesuit priest and his first trip to Lourdes. He describes Bernadette, the young girl who saw Mary at Lourdes, and gave what appears to be an honest retelling of his growth in love of Lourdes, and his own religion. There is a brief diary describing much of what he saw and his inspiring experiences while there. I found it moving.


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