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→ Saints A - Z → Bernard of Clairvaux (OCist) → Life
→ Bernard's mother dreams of giving birth to a dog who will defend Ecclesia, a hermit explains the dream
→ Bernard as child with his parents
→ Bernard's vision of the exact hour of Christ's birth
→ Bernard jumps into a cold river to avoid the temptation of a lady
→ Bernard's vision of his mother going to heaven
→ Bernard and his friends enter Cîteaux Abbey
→ Bernard scourges himself
→ Bernard is being sent out to found Clairvaux
→ Vision of angelic choirs at the place where Clairvaux was to be founded
→ Dictating a letter in the rain without it becoming wet
→ Bernard presents his 'De Consideratione' to Pope Eugen III
→ Bernard refutes the heresies of Gilbert de la Porrée
→ Repentance of the Duke of Aquitaine
→ Praising the name of Jesus
→ Being visited by the Virgin Mary and SS Benedict and Lawrence at his sick-bed
→ Forcing the devil to stand in for the broken rim of the wheel of his cart
→ Before a statue of the Virgin Mary (unclear if vision of Afflighem or of Speyer)
→ Being greeted by an image of the Virgin Mary (in Afflighem)
→ Completing the Salve Regina (in Speyer)
→ Holding the Christ Child (in Chatillon)
→ Embraced by crucified Christ (Amplexus)
→ Touched by Christ's Blood
→ Being fed with the milk of the Virgin mary (Lactatio)
→ Allegorical images relating to Bernard being nourished by Christ's blood and Mary's milk
→ Vision of angels who record the prayers of the monks with golden, silver, grey or black ink
→ Death