Who is Bernadette talking to? I can't see anyone!?
Bernadette I ask you to return to this grotto every day for a fortnight in the name of the lord.
St Bernadette was born in Lourdes, France in 1844. Her parents were very poor and was the first born of 9 children.
As a reward for obeying my commands the water is now clear and free of water infested diseases!
When Bernadette was 14 she was sent with her sister and a friend to collect firewood, when a lady appeared above a rosebush near a grotto. Bernadette fell to her knees and prayed the rosary. Bernadette's sister and friend were unable to see her.
Bernadette as part of the lords plan, I need you to build a chapel for worshiping the father almighty.
Three days later Bernadette returned to the grotto. She said the vision asked her to return to the grotto every day for a fortnight in which Bernadette did so.
Who are you?
I am the immaculate conception.
The vision had told Bernadette to drink the water of the spring and wash in it as an act of penance. Bernadette did so and the dirty murky waters had been cleared and free of water infested diseases.
On Bernadette's thirteenth apparition the vision told Bernadette to build a chapel where a congregation can meet to praise the father almighty.
During the sixteenth vision Bernadette begged the lady to tell her who she was. The lady replied with; "I am the immaculate conception.