Know Your Saints

Getting to know your heavenly family and that great “cloud of witnesses”

Dozens of healings attributed to intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes

On Feb. 11, the Church celebrates the memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes, recalling a series of 18 appearances that the Blessed Virgin Mary made to a 14-year-old French peasant girl, St. Bernadette Soubirous. Our Lady of Lourdes (Feb. 11) Patron of the sick, invoked against bodily ills and diseasesThe Marian apparitions began Feb. 11,…