Feast Day of St Bernadette of Lourdes: 16 April

April 16, 2017 – 9:30 am

The 16th of April is the feast day of Saint Bernadette of Lourdes, patron saint of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

St Bernadette was only 14-years old when she saw the first of 18 visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary – at what is now one of the major pilgrimage destinations in the world – Lourdes in France.

Want more information about Saint Bernadette of Lourdes? Take a look at one of our online reference books such as The Oxford Dictionary of Saints.


Image credit: Andreas F. Borchert, Wikimedia Commons


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