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Saint Bernadette Soubirous

"I do not promise to make you happy in this life, but in the next."

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Bernadette’s family returned and then she crossed the river and it was warm and so she laughed at her sister and cousin.Biography Saint Bernadette Soubirous was the daughter of a poor miller. Bernadette had gone to collect w river. she just smiled. Her sister and cousin said that the water was freezing. In her first vision of Mary. The woman did not say anything. The only thing she said was “Gloria” with each prayer. . She sat by herself and then heard a noise. She saw visions of Mary and discovered a healing spring from following Mary’s directions. Bernadette had asthma and so she did not cross. She had and cousin and had to cross a river. Bernadette fell to her knees and started praying the rosary. who still said the water was really cold. She looked around for a while and then saw a beautiful woman.

A while later. A few months after this. which was how Bernadette referred to her. The priest agreed to have the chapel built. requested that a chapel be built. She said no. Bernadette saw Mary for the last time. After she told the priest. he asked her if she knew what that meant. and the Lady said “I am the Immaculate Conception. The Lady.Biography Continued Bernadette told her mother and sister of the vision. The priest in charge made Bernadette ask for the Lady’s name. Bernadette asked again. She was mispronouncing it though.” Bernadette practiced saying this the whole way back to the priest. She hadn’t even had her First Communion yet. One of the most impressive things about this was Bernadette’s age during the visions. . but they both thought she was crazy and seeing the devil. and crowds soon followed. but she would not answer. Many more visions came.

Patron Saint of Ill people and of the family & poverty .

.Legend • Saint Bernadette Soubirous is famous for her visions of Mary in the Grotto. • She discovered a healing stream in the Grotto because of Mary’s direction. • She also convinced a priest to listen to Mary’s wishes and build a chapel in the Grotto.

She regained her vision immediately. . he could walk. The boy was placed in the springs and when taken out. Her optic nerve was still withered. • The healing of a blind woman – This woman had been blind since birth and had a shriveled optic nerve. such as: • The healing of a paralyzed boy – This was during Bernadette’s visions.Miracles Many miracles have been attributed to the fountain discovered by Bernadette.