Posts Tagged ‘Fr Olivier Ribadeau-Dumas’

Pilgrims stream to Lourdes grotto after two-year Covid closure

Monday, February 21st, 2022

Some 4,000 pilgrims visited the Massabielle Grotto at the centre of the Marian sanctuary of Lourdes on 11 February as the famous site reopened after two years of Covid-imposed closure. Touching the grotto’s rock wall and viewing the source of Lourdes water are part of the rituals the faithful perform at the sanctuary. The Virgin Read more