Honderden pelgrims geëvacueerd uit ondergelopen Lourdes!
Water meer dan een meter hoog. I know!
The grotto at Lourdes flooded. Even the town. Story here.
I wonder if it has ever happened before - since the sanctuary was established I mean? I never thought of the possibility of floods to intrude upon the place. I love Lourdes - some people complain it is too commercial, but it doesn't bother me. I hope the shrine recovers soon.
Just think, some day everything will be destroyed, wiped away - the sacred and profane. Imagine Venice sinking. St. Peter's collapsing into rubble. Las Vegas erupting in a volcano. NYC washed away in a mammoth tsunami. Something to think about over donuts and coffee, huh?
*I just borrowed the 'Signs' title from Spirit Daily.
Here's a thought: If the church allowed dykes, this might not have happened. What?