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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. Plan your visit to Saint Gildard Convent & Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Nevers itinerary builder.
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  • A moving emotional experience and a solemn place of reverence. Please do not take pictures as it is disrespectful and is frowned upon.  more »
  • We visited this church with my wife. We had the grace to arrive while it was in progress a function at the end of which we received the Eucharist. We had no time to pray in front of Bernadette, located in this church. It was a really nice time!
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  • My wife has always wanted to see Saint Bernadette after her Catholic School education, and this was a special place to visit. Amazing that there was hardly anyone there, so nice and peaceful. Our 3 ye...  more »

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