In 2023, Lourdes will celebrate its famous Saint. The City and the Sanctuary unite to offer a festive program on February, the 18th.
In July 1866, Bernadette joined the Sisters of Charity of Nevers where she took care of sick and poor people. Her perfectly preserved body has been at rest since 1925 in a glass and bronze shrine, in the chapel. In April, the 16th, on the anniversary of her death, many festivities are being planned in Nevers.