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WATERTOWN, MA (JULY 22, 2009) - During the week of July 27th-August 2nd, CatholicTV will air a special program on Our Lady of La Salette entitled “Tears of Love”. The program features footage of the beautiful shrine in La Salette, France. The program also features music from Reverend Andre A. Patenaude a.k.a. “Fr. Pat”. Fr. Pat and other shrine visitors from Madagascar and Angola sing on the program. Also discussed will be the history of La Salette and Mary’s miraculous appearance to two shepherd children in La Salette.
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La Salette is a small mountaintop village near Grenoble, France best known for an apparition of the Virgin Mary that was reported in 1846 by two shepherd children, Mélanie Calvat and Maximin Giraud. The apparitions were followed by numerous accounts of miraculous healings. The children had several different visions of Mary beginning with a vision of Mary weeping with her face in her hands. This inspired the name of the documentary “Tears of Love” which will air on CatholicTV.
The “Tears of Love” program includes footage of the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro, MA. Also featured in the documentary is beautiful footage of the mountaintop shrine in La Salette, France.
“Tears of Love” will air during the week of July 27th-August 2nd at the following times (Eastern): Monday-2PM; Tuesday-10PM; Wednesday-4PM; Thursday-6:30AM; Friday-9PM; Saturday-10:30AM; Sunday-2AM.
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