A Stained Glass Tribute to Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes is depicted in colorful stained glass.

Bernadette kneels before the Immaculate Conception in this stained glass rose window.

Our Lady of Lourdes featured in Stained Glass

On February 11, in 1858, a fourteen-year-old girl named Bernadette Soubirious experienced an extraordinary apparition of The Blessed Mother of Jesus in a French grotto. That, and subsequent meetings during that year, have filled Catholics with awe for decades, seeking spiritual solace and healing in the waters of that very grotto. Millions, perhaps billions, of spiritual pilgrims have visited the grotto, partaking of the waters that run there and praying to Our Lady of Lourdes, as the lady in Bernadette’s vision is known. Many have experienced miracles and Lourdes has become synonymous with healing.

Our Lady of Lourdes told Bernadette, who grew to become a dedicated nun and was eventually venerated by the Church as Saint Bernadette, that she was the Immaculate Conception, and that she wished a shrine to be built at the site of the grotto. Today, the sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes is the site of millions of annual pilgrimages by the faithful from across the world. Water from the Lourdes stream is considered miraculous as worshippers drink it and wash in it, directed to do so by Our Lady when she appeared to Bernadette. Since her appearances, Our Lady of Lourdes has been the subject of many great works of art, dressed in white and standing in the grotto before the kneeling Bernadette. Several breathtaking stained glass renderings of this magnificent scene are masterworks included in the gallery of work at Stained Glass, Inc. of Greenville, Texas.

Our Lady Honored in Stained Glass

Our Lady of Lourdes is honored in breathtaking stained glass windows and art in churches, chapels and shrines all over the world, and none is more beautiful than the designs created by master artists in the studios of Stained Glass, Inc. Resplendent in white and surrounded by the glow of heavenly light, Our Lady is often portrayed with a rosary. Windows depicting this magnificent Marian apparition are perfect for inspiring faith and prayerful worship in churches, chapels or Our Lady of Lourdes shrines. Designs range from lovely Tiffany style rose windows to classically ornate towers of color, symmetry and light.

Stained Glass Designs That Meet Specific Needs

True stained glass artists, like those in the studio of Stained Glass, Inc. are experts in creating stained glass art that perfectly meets the needs of those who commission works, based specifically on client preference. Each selection committee who chooses Stained Glass, Inc. brings an idea and a dream, and artists at Stained Glass, Inc. use the idea to make the dream come true, providing clients with stained glass that will light worship areas with the heavenly glow of Our Lady of Lourdes for years to come.

Need More Information About Our Lady of Lourdes?

At Stained Glass, Inc., we invite you to browse our extensive online gallery of stunning works of stained glass art. Professionals are available to provide needed guidance and advice on commissioning Our Lady of Lourdes stained glass, or any other stained glass item. Expert craftsmen provide help from start to finish, ensuring that our clients receive exactly what they are looking for in stained glass accents for church or home décor.

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