Bernadette of Lourdes

Portrait
Born: Jan 07, 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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