Pietro Brosio Gallery

"The Universal Peace", 1976, oil on canvas 100x70cm.


February 18, 2016


The Basilica

Queue to the Grotto

The Grotto of the apparitions

Passage in the Grotto

Here in 1858 the Virgin Mary appeared 18 times to Bernadette, and said: "I am the Immaculate Conception"

View from the Basilica

The flambeaux procession

Four years after the Apparitions, on 18th January 1862, the Bishop of Tarbes recognises the Apparitions as authentic in the name of the Church.

Lourdes is the major place of Roman Catholic pilgrimage and of miraculous healings.
 Today Lourdes hosts around six million visitors every year from all corners of the world.

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Lourdes water

Lourdes miracles

February 6, 2016

Sundial 20

Sundial on a Ligurian house