St. Bernadette: Saint Marie-Bernarde Soubirous (7 January 1844 – 16 April 1879) was a miller's daughter born in Lourdes, France and is venerated as a Christian mystic and Saint in the Roman Catholic Church.

My confirmation saint St. Bernadette: Saint Marie-Bernarde Soubirous January 1844 – 16 April was a miller's daughter born in Lourdes, France and is venerated as a Christian mystic and Saint in the Roman Catholic Church.

Marie Bernarde "Bernadette" Soubirous 1844 – 1879, France. As child she had visions of the virgin Mary in a cave. Those visions formed the base for Lourdes the pilgrimage site, attracting over five million Christian pilgrims each year.

As child she had visions of the virgin Mary in a cave. Those visions formed the base for Lourdes the pilgrimage site, attracting over five million Christian pilgrims each year.

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Our Lady of Lourdes Blessed Virgin Mary With Bernadette Catholic Statue Figure. Our Lady appeared to the child Bernadette in Lourdes France. Made of Resin/Stone Mix Measures Jose

St. Bernadette of Lourdes was 14 when she saw a vision of Mother Mary while gathering firewood. Nobody believed her at first until miracles began to happen. She continued to see visions of Mother Mary who wanted people to turn back to God. St. Bernadette became a nun later and suffered from illness until her death at 35. She remained joyful through her sufferings. She is the patron saint of sick people. Her feast day is on April 16th.

Bernadette of Lourdes is best known for her childhood visions of Mother Mary. Later in life, Bernadette joined the Sisters at their moth.

St. Bernadette died in 1879 and was canonized a saint in 1933. Her body was exhumed in 1909 and fount incorruptilble. It was exhumed again in 1919, still incorruptible. In 1925 she was placed in a crystal coffin, in a chapel in the Church of St. Gildard at the covent of Nevers where she has been on view ever since, still incorruptible.

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Nuestra Señora de Lourdes. Obra de Flor Larios.

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