Bernadette of Lourdes
biographical name Saint 1844-1879 Marie-Bernarde Soubirous French religious

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  • Bernadette of Lourdes, Saint — orig. Marie Bernarde Soubirous born Jan. 7, 1844, Lourdes, France died April 16, 1879, Nevers; canonized Dec. 8, 1933; feast day April 16, but sometimes February 18 in France French visionary. The daughter of a miller, she had a poverty stricken… …   Universalium

  • Bernadette of Lourdes,Saint — Ber·na·dette of Lourdes (bûr nə dĕtʹ; lo͝ord, lo͝ordz), Saint Originally Marie Bernarde Soubirous. 1844 1879. French peasant girl whose visions of the Virgin Mary led to the establishment of the shrine at Lourdes, France. * * * …   Universalium

  • Our Lady of Lourdes — For a more detailed account of the Marian apparitions at Lourdes, please see Lourdes apparitions Our Lady of Lourdes Location Lourdes, France Date 11 February 16 July 1858 …   Wikipedia

  • Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes — The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes For the shrine with a similar name in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, see Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, Blackpool The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes or the Domain (as it is most commonly known) is an area… …   Wikipedia

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School Mankon — Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School Location Mankon, Bamenda, P.O Box 92  Cameroon …   Wikipedia

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota) — Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church U.S. Historic District Contributing Property …   Wikipedia

  • Bernadette Soubirous — Saint Bernadette Soubirous Saint Bernadette of Lourdes Born 7 January 1844[1] Lourdes, France Died 16 April 1879( …   Wikipedia

  • Lourdes — /loord, loordz/; Fr. /loohrddd/, n. a city in SW France: Roman Catholic shrine famed for miraculous cures. 18,096. * * * Pilgrimage site in southwestern France, situated southwest of Toulouse at the foot of the Pyrenees. The town and its fortress …   Universalium

  • Bernadette — (1844–79)    Saint and Mystic.    Bernadette Subirous was the daughter of a miller and grew up in the French village of Lourdes. Between 11 February and 16 July 1858, she claimed to have had eighteen visions of the Virgin mary, who went by the… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Bernadette — Ber|na|dette, Saint also St Bernadette of Lourdes (1844 79) a girl who claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary at ↑Lourdes, which made Lourdes a place of ↑pilgrimage, especially for the sick …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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