Saint Bernadette Soubirous - Virgin (1844-1879).
Saint Bernadette was born at Lourdes in 1844. This young girl born of a very poor but pious family, at fourteen years of age witnessed eighteen apparitions of Our Blessed Lady at Lourdes, from February 11, 1858 to July 16th of the same year. In 1866 Saint Bernadette joined the Sisters of Charity at Nevers. She died in 1879 at the age of 36, after long and painful sufferings.
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