A young nun, she was poor, humble and extremely unwell. In fact she lurched from one health crisis to the next.
To sustain her in her holy efforts, she had eighteen visions of the Virgin St. Mary in the now famous grotto at Lourdes. This is now the tourist attraction shrine where the differently-abled go for ‘the Cure.’
Sadly for Bernadette, there was no ultimate cure for her and she died of chronic illnesses aged thirty-five.
St. Bernadette Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bernadette of Lourdes, Bernadette Soubirous
Birth and Death Dates: 1844-1879
Celebration or Feast Day: April 16th
Role: Unknown at present
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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