At Mass this morning I closed my eyes and imagined I was back in Lourdes and asked St. Bernadette to pray for me. I often go back in my mind to that time and place - as chaotic as it was it was also a place of great peace.
I should have done that! I love Lourdes - those moments at the grotto - even wandering through town in the midst of so many people - there was such a sense of peace as you said - and joy.
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