Hi everyone! I have a question for anyone who has read extensively about St. Bernadette’s life as a Nun.
She has always been one of my favourite saints, and I’ve been to Lourdes twice. However, last weekend, I watched the 1989 film ‘The Passion of Bernadette’, which claims to follow the historical record - there are a couple of frankly disgusting scenes in the middle of the film which show her being tempted after attending to a bare-bodied young wounded soldier!!
So my question is, is there really any record in the written accounts of St. Bernadette that she ever found herself tempted thus after seeing a young soldier, while performing her hospital duties as a Nun??
This goes against everything I have believed about St. Bernadette for at least one and a half decades. Please only respond if you can confirm whether or not those temptation scenes are based on recorded fact - I am not interested in hearing about whether she MIGHT PLAUSIBLY have been tempted; only in actual testimony from either her or someone else who wrote about her life as a Nun.