What is an Incorruptible? - Saint Bernadette Soubirous is one example of an incorruptible- St. Bernadette was the original visionary at Lourdes, France and died in 1879 in Nevers, France. Her body was exhumed 30 years later in 1909 and was discovered completely incorrupt and free of odor. The body was again exhumed a second time ten years later in 1919 and again in 1925 and was still incorrupt. Her body is still on display in the Chapel of St. Bernadette in Nevers, France to this day.
The body of young St. Bernadette (Our Lady of Lourdes Apparition) looks as beautiful today as she did 122 years ago. She was given messages by Our Lady to to give to mankind on the right way to live on earth. Her body in the Church in Lourdes.
St. Bernadette died in 1879 and was canonized a saint in 1933. Her body was exhumed in 1909 and fount incorruptilble. It was exhumed again in 1919, still incorruptible. In 1925 she was placed in a crystal coffin, in a chapel in the Church of St. Gildard at the covent of Nevers where she has been on view ever since, still incorruptible.