Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

The Lourdes Grotto is another Catholic place and shrine of meditation in Baguio. It is situated on a higher hill in the western component of the town where you will see the image of the girl of Lourdes.

Thursday and Great Friday The grotto is definitely a favorite pilgrimage site during Holy Week especially during Holy. Access to the very best of the grotto could possibly be created by climbing the 252 techniques or by generating a light automobile through a winding, steep and narrow asphalt-paved street. Devotees who rise to the grotto to pray generally light up a candle at an altar below the picture. There are also suppliers at the shrine who are prepared to light a candle for you personally and state a prayer for whatever personal intentions you may have.

As it is in lots of other very similar shrines, the grotto was constructed to commemorate the many visions of the Virgin Mary by a 14-year old French gal named Bernadette Soubirous. This occurred in 1858 from February 11 to July 16 in the city of Lourdes which is definitely in southwestern France. The visions had been declared genuine by the Pope in 1862 which also resulted in the authorization of the cult of Our Woman of Lourdes.

By following road just a little further up and in back of the Grotto you will notice a strip of Naguilian Street and a lovely panoramic watch of a section of the province of La Union. When the sky is clear Lingayen portions and Gulf of the province of Pangasinan are also visible. Since the fog will come in by about mid-afternoon usually, it is best to visit the accepted place early in the morning particularly if you want to take photographs.

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