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Lourdes rates as the third visited Catholic pilgrimages in the world

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Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes is third, highly-visited pilgrimages in the world.

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Vatican is the first, while Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City rates as the second visited location for Catholics in the world.

Here are three top things to maximize your visit:

1. Check the website for schedule. A mass, prayer petition or novena may be scheduled on your day of visit.

2. On your request, a memorial plaque engraved with the text of a thanksgiving prayer for a grace obtained with the intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes.

3. The website contains a list of approved publications to read more about the apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes.


Sanctuary Our-Lady of Lourdes
1, avenue Monseigneur Théas
65108 Lourdes Cedex
Tél. +33 (0)5 62 42 78 78
Fax. +33 (0)5 62 42 78 77

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