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This statue of Our Lady of Lourdes stands in the rock of Massabielle, in the very spot where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to St Bernadette Soubirous 155 years ago in 1858.


11 February - Feast Day - Our Lady of Lourdes The rock cave at Massabielle, in Lourdes, where Saint Bernadette Soubirous claimed to have seen the Blessed Virgin Mary. Now is a religious grotto. Location Lourdes, France Date 11 February 1858 Witness Saint Bernadette Soubirous Type Marian apparition Holy See approval 1862, during the pontificate of Pope Pius IX Shrine Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, Lourdes, France