Saint Gildard Convent & Museum, Nevers

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Saint Gildard Convent & Museum, also known as "Sisters of Charity and Christian Instruction," is a religious institute founded in 1680. The motherhouse, the convent at St. Gildard in Nevers, is built on the ruins of the priory of Saint Gildard. This space is best known for having had Bernadette Soubirous, also known as Saint Bernadette of Lourdes, as a member in the motherhouse. Take a look at our Nevers trip planner to schedule your visit to Saint Gildard Convent & Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 28, 2017
    After visiting Our Lady of Lourdes Sanctuary, our pilgrimage group continued on to Nevers. Here, we were blessed to have our pastor celebrate mass for us in the St. Gildard Convent chapel. Afterwards ...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    We were a bit incredulous to hear what is said of this Saint, however we had to see that what you said is true: the body of Bernadette is still full like he was just sleeping. I sent a text message to all of my friends saying: Bernadette is beautiful because he talked to the Madonna; When we get to heaven we will be so beautiful, too?
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  • August 16, 2017
    Beautiful place for quiet, is not really a Museum, I would say rather a church and a souvenir shop. In any case I feel good when oje comes out of the Church.
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