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2013-08-01 23:28:50

Award-winning author, actress, producer, composer, singer and businesswoman Lourdes Duque Baron releases her dance single ‘La Vie En Rose Harlem Shake’. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The Baron Publishing House Corporation announced that award-winning author, actress, producer, composer, singer, artist and businesswoman Lourdes Duque Baron has released her dance single ‘La Vie En Rose Harlem Shake’ worldwide online. "La Vie En Rose Harlem Shake" by Lourdes...

2013-07-15 23:21:21

Award winning book Scripted In Heaven by Lourdes Duque Baron is now available for purchase online. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 The Baron Publishing House Corporation announced that award winning book “Scripted In Heaven” by Lourdes Duque Baron is now available for purchase online. Scripted In Heaven hard cover was release in July 2012 and now the paperback is been published by Xulon Press. Now any one can purchase the book via major retailers such as Amazon.com, Barnes &...

2011-11-03 16:26:00

Historical statue is brought down today for major repairs CAMDEN, N.J., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The statue of Our Lady of Lourdes, a South Jersey landmark that has stood high atop Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center since 1949, was safely taken down today to repair damage from this summer's earthquake. The Aug. 23 earthquake caused sections of the 30-foot, 15-ton statue to shift several inches, causing chipping and a number of vertical cracks. This presented a...

2009-08-24 20:35:27

A woman with a degenerative nerve disease said Monday in Turin, Italy, she no longer needs a wheelchair and can run since visiting a shrine at Lourdes, France. She visited the Roman Catholic Shrine of St. Bernadette in France Aug. 5 and said she was in a healing bath when she felt a pain in her legs and a voice encouraging her. ''Ever since I came back I have been walking, doing everything normally," Antonia Raco, 50, told ANSA news service. Raco said she was in a wheelchair for four years....

2008-10-07 18:00:35

LIVERPOOL'S renowned Lourdes hospital marked its 80th anniversary yesterday with a new name. Lourdes, the first private hospital in the city, was set up by nuns from the order The Poor Servants of the Mother of God in 1929. Now run by private health firm Spire Healthcare, it will be known as Spire Hospital following a ceremony to mark the change. The hospital moved to its present site in Greenbank Road, Mossley Hill, in 1943, after the old building was bombed. Yesterday's occasion...

2008-09-15 09:00:43

Intelliworks, Inc., a leading provider of relationship management and marketing software for higher education, today announced that Lourdes College Graduate School will manage its prospective student contacts, events and electronic communications though the Intelliworks CRM platform. "In the past, we used multiple Excel spreadsheets to manage data since our student information system isn't very user friendly," said Keith Ramsdell, director of graduate admissions. "We've already started...

2008-09-15 00:00:10

By The Associated Press LOURDES, France (AP) - As millions of pilgrims do each year, Pope Benedict XVI drank water Saturday from the Lourdes spring famed for miraculous cures as he visited a grotto at the sanctuary he calls a "citadel of hope." A young girl in 19th century peasant costume handed the pontiff a glass of the water from the spring that burst through the ground 150 years ago when a local girl, Bernadette Soubirous, had repeated visions of the Virgin Mary. The grotto sheltered...

2008-09-14 15:00:10

Pope Benedict XVI, holding an open-air mass Sunday in Lourdes, France, said there is love in the world that is stronger than evil. The 81-year-old pontiff addressed tens of thousands of pilgrims at a Catholic shrine in the Pyrenees Mountains foothills where, in 1858, 14-year-old peasant girl Bernadette Soubirous told priests the Virgin Mary had appeared to her, the BBC reported. The mass at the shrine, known as Grotto of Massabielle or the Cave of Apparitions, was the second outdoor mass...

2008-09-14 09:00:14

By FRANCES D'EMILIO By Frances D'Emilio The Associated Press LOURDES, France As millions of pilgrims do each year, Pope Benedict XVI drank water Saturday from the Lourdes spring famed for miraculous cures as he visited a grotto at the sanctuary he calls a "citadel of hope." A young girl in 19th century peasant costume handed the pontiff a glass of the water from the spring that burst through the ground 150 years ago when a local girl, Bernadette Soubirous, had repeated visions of the...

2008-09-13 09:00:06

French officials estimate as many as 250,000 people attended an open-air mass by Pope Benedict XVI in central Paris Saturday. Security was tight as Benedict traveled to Les Invalides in Paris where he would make his first public appearance in France as the pontiff of the Catholic Church. Later in the day he was expected to fly to the Catholic shrine in Lourdes, France, where a throng of 200,000 was expected, the BBC reported. Pope Benedict arrived in Paris Friday and met at the...