Bernadette Soubirous facts for kids
|Saint Bernadette Soubirous|
Saint Bernadette of Lourdes
7 January 1844
Lourdes, Hautes-Pyrénées, France
|Died||16 April 1879
Nevers, Nièvre, France
|Beatified||14 June 1925, Rome, by Pope Pius XI|
|Canonized||8 December 1933, Rome, by Pope Pius XI|
|Feast||16 April (18 February in France)|
Bernadette Soubirous (January 7 1844 - 1879) was a young girl that had religious visions at Lourdes, France. During 1858 she said she saw the Virgin Mary 18 times. The Roman Catholic Church later made her a saint, and Lourdes has become one of the most visited places for pilgrims.
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Statue of Our Lady of Lourdes in Lourdes, France
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