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Pope Benedict XVI resignation

Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes Brings a Big Announcement

Pope Benedict XVI at Easter Mass in 2012.  My family and I had the opportunity to attend this.Today, February 11 is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes.  The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes marks the observance of the World Day of the Sick.  This celebration is a reminder to pray for the sick and to recognize for all those who work in health care and serve as caregivers.
 
But today also marks a milestone in the history of our Church, the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI has taken today Feb. 11, which also precedes the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday, to make the announcement of his resignation :