Shrine of St Bernadette Soubirous of Nevers France and her incorrupt Body which has not decayed

City of Nevers and the shrine where you can see the incorrupt body which has not decayed of St. Bernadette Soubirous, visionary from Lourdes, France.

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Four Tips on How to Put Faith into Practice by St. Bernadette of Lourdes

St. Bernadette - Lourdes, France - Incorrupt!She looks exactly like this! I saw her!!~

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The incorrupt body of St. Bernadette Soubirous at Nevers, France

The incorrupt body of St. Bernadette Soubirous at Nevers, France. She looks like she is just sleeping.

Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, which is based on St Catherine Labouré’s vision of Mary in Paris in 1830.  The Miraculous Medal is worn by millions of Catholics around the world. It is believed to bring special graces at the hour of death through Mary’s intercession.

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, based on St Catherine Labouré’s vision of Mary in Paris in It is believed to bring special graces at the hour of death through Mary’s intercession.

St Bernadette Soubirous; she is also an "incorruptible", meaning her body has not decayed after death

St Bernadette Soubirous "They think I'm a saint. When I'm dead, they'll come and touch holy pictures and rosaries to me, and all the while I'll be getting broiled on a grill in purgatory. At least promise me you'll pray a lot for the repose of my soul.

Catholic Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Candlelight Procession Lourdes, France ~ Basilica of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

Photographs of  St. Bernadette Marie Soubirous of Lourdes. Her body remains incorrupt to this very day and can be viewed at Nevers, France.

Bernadette Marie Soubirous of Lourdes Her body remains incorrupt to this very day and can be viewed at Nevers, France.

St. Bernadette died in 1879 and was canonized a saint in 1933. Her body was exhumed in 1909 and fount incorruptilble. It was exhumed again in 1919, still incorruptible. In 1925 she was placed in a crystal coffin, in a chapel in the Church of St. Gildard at the covent of Nevers where she has been on view ever since, still incorruptible.

The Incorruptibles Bodies - For many centuries the Catholic Church has witnessed a phenomenon called "incorruptible bodies." These are preserved bodies found after death without decomposition .

"I shall do everything for Heaven, my true home.  There I shall find my Mother in all the splendor of her glory. I shall delight with her in the joy of Jesus himself in perfect safety."  ~St. Bernadette

Bernadette of Lourdes-Died 1879 After her death, Bernadette’s body remained “incorruptible”, and the shrine at Lourdes went on to become a major site for pilgrimage, attracting millions of Catholics each year

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