Our Lady of Lourdes Purse Rosary

$30.00

Shipping to United States: $4.00

It was a cold day in southeastern France on February 11, 1858. And, it is bitter cold in Montana today, 163 years later!

On this day all those years ago, 14 year old Bernadette Soubirous went out to collect firewood along with her sister and a friend. She fell behind the other girls and came to a stream where the Blessed Mother appeared to her, dressed in white and carrying a rosary on her arm. This was the first of 18 visits from the “Lovely Lady” (from February 11 to July 16).

Mary eventually revealed herself to Bernadette by saying, “I am the Immaculate Conception.” She shared many things with Bernadette, asking her to do penance, and pray for sinners. She also asked Bernadette to tell the priest that a chapel was to be built at that site and processions were to be held there. Through Bernadette, Our Lady of Lourdes has inspired and touched the hearts of millions of people, inspiring them to reach out and care for the sick and the poor.

This beautiful Purse Rosary was made in honor of today’s feast. The Aves are freshwater pearls that represent the water that flows from the spot where Bernadette dug in the dirt revealing a stream that still flows with healing waters. Each Ave is spaced with Trinity Spacing, representing The Most Holy Trinity and the importance of keeping Christ in the center of your life. The middle of these beads is blue, the same color as Our Lady’s sash when she first appeared to Bernadette.

The Pater is a gorgeous antique Bali style bead that is surrounded by yellow and blue Czech glass beads. The yellow is for the yellow roses that were on Our Lady’s feet.

From the ring at the end of the rosary hangs a Sunburst Crucifix, an Our Lady of Lourdes Medal, and a pewter rose.

This is such a beautiful and meaningful keepsake rosary and makes a wonderful gift for any occasion.

Simply clasp the rosary around the strap of your purse or carry it in your pocket as a reminder to Pray Always!

10 1/2 inches long from clasp to jump ring.

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