Posts Tagged ‘Marian apparitions’

Marian apparitions – You don’t have to believe in them. But I do.

Monday, May 13th, 2024
Marian apparitions

This week, the Vatican is set to publish a new set of guidelines on apparitions, including Marian apparitions, that is, reports from individuals or groups that the Virgin Mary has appeared to them. There are many kinds of apparitions and visions, but Marian ones predominate in the Catholic Church. The last major Vatican document addressing Read more

Hindu and Catholic children see Jesus, Mary

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Several Hindu and Catholic schoolchildren in India say Christ and Our Lady appeared to them while they were praying. They also say when they saw Our Lady the smell of jasmine became very strong. Father Merton D’Silva, who is the assistant at the St Ambrose parish church next door to the children’s school, said archdiocesan Read more

What you need to know about Fatima

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

It’s the most popular and well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church. One hundred years ago, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in a field in Fatima, Portugal. She brought with her requests for the recitation of the rosary, for sacrifices on behalf of sinners, and a secret regarding Read more

From being a mafia runner to ordination to as a priest

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

In a recent Vimeo video produced by Spirit Juice Studios and the Knights of Columbus, Fr. Donald Calloway recalled his radical transformation from atheist, drug-addicted high school dropout to Catholic priest. One night, an almost-21-year-old Donnie was spending a quiet night at home in his room. Without the distraction of music or the noises of Read more

Argentine Marian apparitions recognised as supernatural

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

A bishop in Argentina has recognised as supernatural the apparitions of Our Lady to a local woman. Bishop Hector Cardelli of San Nicolas in Argentina’s Buenos Aires province made the announcement on May 22 concerning Our Lady of the Rosary of San Nicolas. Apparitions from 1983 to 1990 have been investigated and approved as worthy Read more

Pope says he wants to go to Fatima centenary

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Pope Francis has said he will visit Portugal in 2017 for the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions in Fatima. Following a private audience with the Pope, Bishop Antonio Marto of Leiria-Fatima told media that Francis expressed a desire to make the trip, provided he is still “alive and healthy” at the time. If Francis Read more