You can read more about Bernadette here. You can read more about Lourdes HERE and click on the webcam at the Grotto HERE and place your petition HERE.
Limerick has a long tradition of pilgrimage to Lourdes each year in June and already it is one of the dates pencilled in for our new bishop. So today is a good day to reflect on the message of Lourdes and the devotion of people to the Madonna of Lourdes.
Fr James Martin SJ has a short video based around his book "My Lives with the Saints" which gives a lovely reflection for the day.