Bernadette’s Body after a long 122 years…

This is amazing! The thing to remember is that the poor sisters of those days were buried in a pine box and in no way embalmed like today.

St. Bernadette’s Body after 122 years is one of the 200+ miracle facts of incorruptible bodies that can only be traced  to most of the declared saints of the Roman Catholic  Church.

These are the  pictures of St. Bernadette who died 122 years ago in Lourdes, France and was buried; her body  was only discovered 30 years ago. After church officials decided to examine it they discovered her body is still fresh until today and if you ever go to Lourdes, France you can see her in the  church in Lourdes.
Her body isn’t decomposing  because during her lifetime, the Mother of Jesus would always appear to her  and give messages and advice to all mankind on the right way to live on this  earth. Many miracles have taken place in this place of Lourdes and still do until  today. These pictures show her body after 122 years.

St. Bernadette Soubirous

Bernadette Soubirous is the saint of Lourdes, France. Visionary and messenger of the Immaculate Conception, she told us the very words of the Virgin Mary, spoken in the native Basque tongue of Southern France and Northern Spain. She spoke words teaching of the merits of prayer, penance, poverty and church. In the first and most widely recognized Marian apparition of modern times, a personal message was delivered also to Bernadette—She would not find happiness in this world, but only in the next.

She was to die twenty–one years later in 1879 after a prolonged and painful illness. She remained hidden in a convent about 300 miles from home, a refuge from the interrogations and the pilgrims that never ceased seeking her. At thirty–five, her strong–willed manner gave way to her frail body, and she finally entered into her eternal happiness.

While she took with her the knowledge of certain secrets the Virgin gave her, one secret remained hidden in our presence. The most spectacular of all the incorruptibles, Bernadette’s miraculously preserved body remained buried in a damp grave for thirty years until the cause for beatification was taken up. To this day, the body of Bernadette is a profound source of inspiration and of mystery surrounding the ways of the Lord. The face of Bernadette is one of surreal beauty, and will remain for us always the face that gazed into the eyes of the Mother of God.

Scientists have wondered about this because it defies the laws  of nature and instead of expecting a foul smell of a dead body, a fragrance of flowers can be experienced when the glass of coffin is opened.  Some say  they experience the fragrance by just going near the coffin. You can visit the Church of Lourdes , France to verify yourself the authenticity of this truly  wonderful experience and see for yourself a living miracle of our times.