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Bernadette of Lourdes (Bernadette Soubirous)

Born: 1844 AD
Died: 1879 AD, at 35 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Religious Icon


1844 - Bernadette Soubirous is a French saint was born 7th of January.


1858 - Returned to Lourdes to attend the free school run by the Sisters of Charity and Christian Instruction.


         - On 11th of February Bernadette had an experience that forever changed her life and the town of Lourdes where she lived.


         - Bernadette claimed to see the first of 18 visions of what she termed "a small young lady" standing in a niche in the rock.


1866 - Joined the Sisters of Charity convent.


1879 - Saint Bernadette Soubirous died on the 16th April because of her illness.


1933 - Canonized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.





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