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Bernadette of Lourdes

Born: 1844 AD
Died: 1879 AD
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.