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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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  • The chapel is not elaborate, however, you do get a feeling of solitude. Masses are said all day for different groups of pilgrims coming to visit the chapel. I visited Saint Bernadette in between pilgr...  more »
  • Though located a great distance from Lourdes, St. Gildard Convent is where the incorrupt body of St. Bernadette Soubirous is located. When in Nevers, you won't miss it as there are signs that lead to ...  more »
  • The incorrupt body of St. Bernadette (Soubirous) of Lourdes is on display here. I cannot say anything more. If you are within 100 km, go!
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