From Cardinal Sean’s Blog ~ At the Grotto and Stations of the Cross in Lowell
On Saturday afternoon October 13, Cardinal Sean O’Malley visited the Franco American School in Lowell to say Mass and re-dedicate the refurbised and restored one hundred year old Stations of the Cross at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes. Over 500 people attended the outdoor mass. The Cardinal remarked on his visit on his official blog and included some pictures.
Saturday I visited the Franco-American School in Lowell to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes and the Stations of the Cross at the school. The Franco-American School is run by the Sisters of Charity of Québec and Sister Lorraine Richard is the principal there. The grotto and stations had been recently refurbished and are very, very beautiful… I was pleased to see such a large crowd for an outside Mass on a very brisk October day.
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2 Responses to From Cardinal Sean’s Blog ~ At the Grotto and Stations of the Cross in Lowell
Marie just great.
For anyone who is interested, we’ve got a slideshow with additional photos from the event on the school website, http://www.FrancoAmericanSchool.org. There’s also a pdf of the school magazine that includes old photos and some history of the Grotto and the Way of the Cross right on the main page.
I’d also like to thank everyone who donated to the restoration campaign, assisted with the planning of the anniversary Mass and reception that followed, attended these events, etc., making the day a huge success. A heartfelt thanks goes out to Sr. Jane Holland, Kevin Roy, and Steve Panagiotakos.