St. Bernadette was a young French girl to whom Our Lady of Lourdes appeared in a series of apparitions in 1858. Although her reports of the apparitions were initially not believed and she was ridiculed, eventually led to a shrine being built in Lourdes France. It has become a popular pilgrimage site for people seeking healing from the water in the spring there.
Mary Our Blessed Mother
The Feast of the Annunciation is celebrated on March 25. This feast day commemorates the announcement of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she had been chosen to be the mother of Jesus.
Our Lady of Lourdes is a title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in honor of her apparitions to St. Bernadette in Lourdes France. Our Lady of Lourdes is the patron saint of bodily ills, sick people, and protection from diseases. Her feast day is February 11.
The purpose of this reflection is to help youth understand what Mary’s fiat (“let it be done”) meant and to help them understand ways to say yes in today’s world.
This purple bracelet is a rosary! It wraps around, so it fits all sizes of wrists. Makes a great First Communion gift or Confirmation gift. Or give it to somebody special or use it in your youth ministry. Features purple glass gemstone beads.
Show your devotion to the blessed mother with this beautiful, minimal image of the Virgin Mary and Jesus. Includes the scripture quote: “All generations to come shall call me blessed” – Luke 1:48
This comic book is a colorful and engaging way for children to learn about the mysteries of the Rosary. It includes the Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, and Glorious Mysteries. Recommended for children ages 9-12.
October 7 is the feast day of Our Lady of the Rosary, also known as Our Lady of Victory. This feast day commemorates a victory at sea to fend off Turkish invaders in the 16th century. Europeans were encouraged to pray the rosary to avoid invasion. Pope St. Pius V attributed the victory to the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary afterwards.
The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows commemorates the extreme sorrow that the Blessed Virgin Mary experienced during the life, passion, and death of Jesus Christ. There is a traditional Catholic devotion related to the seven sorrows of Mary.
The Feast of The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary celebrates the birth of Our Blessed Mother. Her immaculate conception and birth prepare for the coming of Jesus Christ into the world. This feast day is celebrated annually on September 8.