Saints related to Patron-of-lourdes

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  • St. Bernadette
    At the age of fourteen, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette several times, with a message of prayer, penance, and a request that a shrine be built at Lourdes. Because of the apparitions, St. Bernadette was ridiculed and even harassed by the police, but she remained constant despite such difficulties.