||Our Lady of Lourdes, the miracle of the spring water.|
On Saturday, Sept. 13, at 4:30 p.m., he is scheduled to travel by plane to Lourdes where he will visit the Church of the Sacred Heart and the house of visionary Bernadette Soubirous. He will then proceed to the grotto. At 9:30 p.m. he is due to close the torchlight Marian procession on the esplanade of the Shrine of Lourdes. On Sunday, Sept. 14, on the Meadow in Lourdes, Benedict XVI will celebrate Mass for the 150th anniversary of the apparitions. . At 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, the Pope will visit the Oratory of the Hospital in Lourdes, then celebrate Mass for the sick in the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary. The departure ceremony is due to take place at 12:30 p.m. The Holy Father’s plane is scheduled to arrive in Rome at 5:15 p.m.