healing shrine


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healing shrine

A place believed to have healing properties – such as Lourdes.
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WALES'S most famous healing shrine, the home of the Welsh Dickens and a coal mine under the Irish Sea are three of Flintshire's most iconic locations being brought to life in a world first project.
John Jack Traynor, from Toxteth, was welcomed back by crowds in Liverpool in 1923 after a pilgrimage to the healing shrine cured him of the serious injuries he suffered in the First World War.
Ellie probes a monster mystery in Britain's deepest freshwater lake, Loch Morar, visits an ancient healing shrine on the Black Isle, and teams up with Adam to go hunting for Bonnie Prince Charlie's cave hideaway, before they take a magical ride on the real Hogwarts Express.
A PILGRIM visiting the healing shrine of Lourdes ended up in agony when she fell from her wheelchair and broke her shoulder.
The relationship between the two briefly sparkles before settling down into dull good manners as Valentine accompanies her on a pilgrimage to a healing shrine at Moulay-Yacoub, while a cop (Amidou) back in Fez tries to pin the robbery on him.
Montserrat's description of how the healing shrine of Saints Cyrus and John at Menouthis appropriated an indigenous shrine and cult, and by S.