Our Lady of Lourdes
The stained glass window depicts the Blessed Virgin Mary appearing to fourteen-year-old, Bernadette Soubiroux (Saint Bernadette). The first apparition took place on February 11, 1858 in southern France. There were eighteen apparitions in the same year. The Blessed Mother revealed herself to Bernadette as the Immaculate Conception. Additional information regarding the apparitions can be found at the following link: www.catholic.org/clife/mary/app.php
Photographed inside Saint Mary's Church, Denville, NJ, USA.
Copyright 2009 Loci B. Lenar