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The signs of Lourdes

The grotto where the Virgin Mary appeared, Lourdes (France)

The rock, the light, the water, the crowd, the sick and those who take care of them: there are the signs of Lourdes.
All of them belong to the Bible.They evoke God (Jesus-Christ)and his immeasurable love for us.

The rock

The rock

Most of the pilgrims don't hesitate to touch the rock every time they go to the grotto of Lourdes.

The light

The light

Lighting and filing a candle is a way to carry on the prayer.

The water

The water

The water of Lourdes plays a major part in the life of the pilgrims.

The crowd

The crowd

Lourdes is a nation made of all the nations.

The sick and the hospitaliers

The sick and the hospitaliers

Lourdes is a place of love and hope.