Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Our Lady's apparitions to Saint Bernadette in Lourdes with 150 true and moving stories! With an introduction by Most Reverend Jacques Perrier, Bishop of Lourdes, and Pierre-Marie Dumont, publisher of the immensely popular Magnificat missal, The Wonders of Lourdes tells the true story of this marvellous shrine from the very first apparition to the present day. This unique collection chronicles 150 true and moving stories that celebrate 150 years of faith, prayer and miracles, and ecounts the epic history of a pilgrimage site that has become a sign of conversion, faith and hope for millions of believers.
Working in harmony with the bishops of France and with complete access to the Lourdes archives, twenty-two contributing writers relate in dramatic style the development of the shrine, its traditions and the personal journeys of many who work or have visited there. Written in an engaging fashion representing a variety of styles, The Wonders of Lourdes is an essential addition to a home library that makes a cherished gift to loved ones. A great preparation for the first Papal visit of Pope Benedict to Lourdes, planned for the autumn of 2008.
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