Blessing of the sick

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At Lourdes, one of the most important events for the sick is the special blessing they receive during the Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

The priest (here Bishop Fellay) comes before the wheelchairs and blesses each sick person with the Blessed Sacrament. Many times in the history of Lourdes, unexpected healings and special graces have been given to the sick at this very moment.

Torchlight Marian Procession

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During the 3-day SSPX pilgrimage in Lourdes, the procession flows from the Grotto and along the Gave River, as the pilgrims sing Hymns to Our Lady.
In Lourdes, every night, a torchlight procession goes around the Grotto to honor Our Lady.

Why did you come to Lourdes?

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As the pilgrims come from all over the world during the 2014 international 3-day pilgrimage organized by the SSPX, some Americans were asked the question: Why did you come?

Why go to Lourdes?

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The SSPX organized a 3-day pilgrimage in Lourdes on October 25-27 in order to celebrate the centenary of the death of St. Pius X.

In this video, Fr. Arnaud Rostand, the SSPX's Director of Communications answers this simple question: Why go to Lourdes?


Mass of the Immaculate Conception: Lourdes 2014

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During the international pilgrimage of the Society of St. Pius X, Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta celebrated the Pontifical Mass in the St. Pius X Basilica in Lourdes in the presence of Bishop Bernard Fellay and Bishop Bernard Tissier de Mallerais.


The time is now: new Phoenix church

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The time is now. Our Lady of Sorrows building project is offering several opportunities to give in support of a specific need. Stained glass windows, side altars, and bronze church bells can be sponsored by individuals or groups.