St. Bernadette

1844 - 1879
Lourdes, France
Patron Saint Of:
Bodily Illnesses, Shepherds, People Who are Ridiculed for Their Piety
Feast day:
August 16

Saint Bernadette is best known for her 16 visions of Mary in a grotto in Lourdes,France. Her first vision was at age 14. Our Lady revealed to Bernadette that she was “the Immaculate Conception.” Bernadette, as told to drink from the fountain and, miraculously, a spring, flowed from the earth. Many people today take pilgrimages to Lourdes praying for miracles to cure the sick. Many astonishing healings have occurred over the years in the miraculous waters.

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