Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
“I am not capable of doing big things, but I want to do everything, even the smallest things, for the greater glory of God.” (St. Bernadette)
Bishop Deenihan leads over 400 pilgrims on the Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes this week. We pray for all the pilgrims traveling to Lourdes. Join them at the grotto during their pilgrimage on: https://www.lourdes-france.org/en/tv-lourdes/
PRAYER TO OUR LADY OF LOURDES
Ever Immaculate Virgin Mother of Mercy,
Health of the sick, refuge of sinners,
Comforter of the afflicted,
you know my wants, my troubles, my sufferings;
look with mercy on me.
By appearing in the Grotto of Lourdes,
you were pleased to make it a privileged sanctuary,
whence you dispense your favors;
and already many sufferers have obtained the cure for their infirmities, both spiritual and corporal.
I come, therefore, with complete confidence to implore your maternal intercession.
Obtain, O loving Mother, the grant of my requests.
Through gratitude for your favours,
I will endeavor to imitate your virtues,
that I may one day share your company and bless you in eternity. Amen.