|OUT OF THE RUINS, A HEAVENLY TRIBUTE|
DES RUINES, UNE PRIERE ARTISTIQUE
see story below
Welcome to the International Meeting of minds and hearts of the La Salette Lay Associates Community officially opened now at the La Salette Shrine in France. Dedicated Lay Associates from France, Switzerland, Poland, Argentina. Philippines, United States, Angola, Italy, Spain and Brasil are here and are ready to share their spiritual lives among themselves and with their respective communities. It is always a moving experience to come together for something other than a wake. It is a moment that will not be forgotten. Rubbing shoulders with people that you have never met yet are willing to give the benefit of the doubt because of the affinity of the mission endeavor. It is a moving moment that is the fearless response of the 165 year old invitation: "Come near my children, do not be afraid." Yes, Mother, we are here, to hear. We are here to learn. We are here to obey.
To you who are not here, the call continues for your prayers. This is an historic moment in the aftermath of the Apparition of our Blessed Mother at La Salette. We will keep you informed about the process of the meetings. Stay tuned.
Along the road of the preparatory novena we have been presenting different pictures and representations of Our Lady of La Salette. The one in today's article is one that doesn't make anyone's art exhibit. This is a representation of the Apparition of La Salette with a powerful background story. We stopped by there today to pay homage to those whom it is intended to memorialize. Read a short release of the story here and for more information including more pictures, click on the link below the short release.
1950 Tete de I'Obiou C-54 Crash
The Tete de I'Obiou accident was an airliner crash in France on 13 November 1950. Curtiss Reid Flying Services had been operating a scheduled service between Paris and Rome since 1945. On November 13, 1950, a Paris-bound C-54 aircraft crashed on the Tete de I'Obiou mountain, 48 km (30 miles) south of Grenoble. All 45 passengers and 7 crew were killed. The aircraft was 50 miles (80 km) off course.