01 March 2012

154 years ago today

On the 1st March, 1858, Our Lady appeared to Bernadette for the twelfth time. Over 1500 people gathered near to the grotto as this happened and among them, for the first time, was a priest.

This was also the day of the very first miracle of Lourdes; Catherine Latapie, a friend of Bernadette, placed her damaged arm into the spring and it was healed.