Lourdes: The Anniversary of the Apparitions
On February 11, 1858, a 14-year-old girl named Bernadette Soubirous saw the first of a series of visions of the Virgin Mary in a grotto near Lourdes, France. Those visions would forever change the girl and the lives of millions who have made pilgrimages to Lourdes for healing, hope, and inspiration. Click through our gallery to learn more about the apparitions at Lourdes.
--By Ansley Roan