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St Bernadette

(1844—1879) French peasant girl


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(1844–79),

a peasant girl of Lourdes. When 14, she received 18 visions of the BVM at the Massabielle Rock, near Lourdes. She later joined the Sisters of Notre-Dame at Nevers. Feast day in France, 18 Feb.

Subjects: Christianity.


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