Our Lady of Lourdes School, an educational ministry of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish within the Diocese of San Bernardino, shares in the mission of the Roman Catholic Church to spread the Gospel message and live the tradition of prayer, study, and service in a Christ-centered environment. Serving children from across the Inland Empire in Junior Kindergarten through eighth grade, the inclusive, faith-based curriculum inspires life-long learning, motivation to achieve, acceptance of socialand moral responsibilities, and exceptional leadership. Graduates confidently take their place in society knowing that they are prepared to analytically work through any challenge with compassion and fairness because of their excellent academic and spiritual foundation.
Our Lady of Lourdes School will set the trend for a diverse Catholic education that will be at the forefront of cutting-edge technological evolution, giving all learners the power to excel and own their futures.
Our Lady of Lourdes
On Thursday, February 11, 1858, a poor, sickly, unlettered peasant girl of Lourdes, France went with her sister and another girl to fetch sticks. Bernadette Soubirous, age 14, who knew little of her catechism but was devoted to the will of God, experienced her first apparition of a lovely Lady at the Grotto of Massabielle. Upon seeing the Lady, who had a rosary draped over her right arm, Bernadette began praying the Rosary. Bernadette did not know who the Lady was at this time. This is Bernadette’s description of the Lady at that first apparition: