Discussion in 'GARABANDAL LIBRARY' started by Glenn, Aug 18, 2017.
Beautiful!! Thanks for that reassurance.
Hey! Mother Angelica said they would! She might be dead, but do you think that would stop her from getting in the faces of those people at EWTN if they go back on HER word?
(And if you think that would never happen, think about it, and ask yourself if it's really worth finding out...)
Haha, very good valid point. No problem!!
Like St Pio, she's stronger and more influential NOW. Don't cross heaven, you'll regret it like nothing else. What was that I heard about the Warning and various chastisements leading up to?
THE 5TH VISIONARY
Fr. Luis Andreu
The little known 5th Visionary at Garabandal !
We were not given the exact time / date ,but we were given 3 clues as to when the Warning is approaching soon. 1.The three clues were a Synod, 2.“when Communism comes again “and the global effects of Communism, especially religious persecution, and 3 lastly the Pope returning from a visit to Moscow, Russia (and hostilities breaking out in Europe ).
I just came across this short video of Jacinta visiting San Sebastian de Garabandal last year and I thought some members might be interested in it.
In addition, the creator of the video above has posted a few other videos of Garabandal here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDp8M0pUdnjbUaZTBBhcnNw .
The following video is very nice.
To view the second video, you may have to click on the following link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDp8M0pUdnjbUaZTBBhcnNw and then look for "Rosario en los pinos de Garabandal 2018 V" .
CONCHITA: LIVE THE MESSAGES !
At age 16 Conchita was already was spiritually wise: "There is no point in our believing in the apparitions if we do not heed the message."
(Star on the Mountain, p. 118 )
“To guess at dates regarding the [prophesied] Miracle shows a lack of faith in the Blessed Virgin .Indeed, the energies expended on this are so much better spent on living the Message! “
March 2013 Glenn’s conversation with Conchita
With all of the arguing over which of the different visionary’s is right, predicting dates, the future of our new Pope, the direction of the church, I've learned one thing, its all distracting, and detracting from our spiritual goals. The best advice I ever got was from Conchita ( when I asked her about the direction of all these things) ,she talked about maintaining your spiritual life (Confession, penance ,mass, communion, the rosary, etc. ) and she said
" I surround my self with good people, pray and don't worry " .
( Sounds like she took the advice of her friend Padre Pio )
THE MIRACLE VIDEO
A short 52 second video.
COLLECTION OF LITTLE MIRACULOUS STORIES THAT WERE BARLEY NOTICED AMONG THE BIGGER DAILY MIRACLES AT GARABANDAL DURING THE APPARITIONS.
HAIR DRY IN RAIN June 1961 ,by Placido Ruiloba
“As the ecstasy was prolonged and the pathways became more difficult to traverse, my arm got tired from holding the umbrella and I closed it even though the rain continued without letup. I accompanied the girl for twenty minutes and was soaked through and through; my feet were swimming in my shoes. At the end of twenty minutes, we passed before a house lit by a small electric light bulb which enabled me to see to my amazement that the shoulders and head of the girl were completely dry. To make sure I passed my wet hand three times through her hair and dried it as if I were using a towel. All this I affirm, and would swear to it with my hand on the holy Gospels. “
Another interesting miraculous phenomenon was the returning of rosaries. Now that people started to believe the Blessed Mother was actually appearing at Garabandal, they would bring their rosaries and medals to be kissed by her. They were all piled on a table for the girls to offer up to her. Entangled when presented by the girls to be blessed by the Blessed Mother, rosaries, medals, and multitude of objects would incredibly untangle smoothly when being returned to their owners. Even without any pre-established order, the Garabandal visionaries also never erred in returning each object to its proper owner.
The events of January 1, 1962.
Dr. Ortiz tells us the following story:
“I was in the village with Miss Margarita Huerta who had come from Madrid with a group of people. Three of the girls fell into ecstasy and were walking together through the street just above the plaza, going towards the Church. One of the men from the group, who was following at a distance, suddenly thought, ‘If this is from God, let the middle girl come to me now and offer me the crucifix to kiss.’
Immediately, the girl fell back from the other girls and held up the crucifix for him to kiss! He was very excited and later told us the story”.
A Dominican in Disguise
Conchita’s mother Aniceta tells us the story:
A young man arrived here with a young woman, a couple. He was dressed like any normal young man, and I assumed that they were just a young dating couple. It was raining a lot and the place was full of people. Conchita, in ecstasy, came into the house. My sister was amidst the crowd and the young man approached her and said, “Give this cross to the girl.” My sister responded, “Why should I try to give it to her? She’s not going to take it. When she’s in ecstasy, she never receives anything.” “Well, give it to her mother then, so that her mother can give it to her.” My sister came up to me and said, “Here, that man said for you to give this to Conchita.” I responded, “Why am I going to give it to her? She never takes anything.”
Then, I had an idea. What he wanted me to give to Conchita was a cross on a string, and so I thought of hanging it on her fingers, since she had her hands folded. Although Conchita spoke softly, I was close by and heard her insist to her vision, “I didn’t bring anything. I really didn’t bring anything.” She continued, “Well, if I have something, take it.”
At that moment, Conchita took a step forward, lowered her hands and, in doing so, the cross fell on the ground. She took another step and stepped on the cross, “Ah! I’m stepping on it?”
She bent down and picked up the cross, still in ecstasy, and held it up to her apparition to kiss. Then she turned around, facing the young man, made the sign of the cross over him and held it up for him to kiss. Turning back to the vision, she held it up again to be kissed and said, “Having such a beautiful habit as the Dominican habit, what a pity that he came dressed like that!”.
Then, turning back to the man, she took his glasses off and put them in his hands. The man was afraid and I said to him, “Don't worry, she won’t break them.”
She made the sign of the cross over him, held up his cross to be kissed again, and then put it around his neck. However, she put it on him backwards, the image was turned inwards. “Oh! I put it on him backwards?” She took it off, turned it around and put it back around his neck.
Then she opened his hands, took his glasses and put them back on his face. Then she repeated, “What a shame that they come dressed like that!”
He was a Dominican priest in disguise, wearing normal clothing, and accompanied by a young lady, who appeared to be his girlfriend, but who turned out to be his sister“.
CRUCIFIX RISES BY ITSELF FROM BEING DROPPED THE MUD !
June 1961. With her eyes fixed straight above, Conchita stooped slightly and reached down about 50 centimeters (20 inches) from the ground. Then before the attentive and stupefied eyes of all of us who witnessed it, the crucifix came out of the mud by itself to the level of the girl's hand. She immediately grabbed it with both hands while remaining in ecstasy.
Witness: Don Placido Ruiloba
Conchita and the Glass of Milk
One day Conchita was eating near the elevated kitchen fireplace on a small stool where she usually sat. Suddenly Loli came inside in ecstasy and said to her: — “Conchita, the Virgin says you should finish quickly, since she is going to come to see you.” Conchita sped up her motions a little, and then as she lifted her glass of milk, to everyone’s surprise, she fell into ecstasy, the glass of milk in her hand. She came down slowly from the fireplace, and at the doorway of the house, she started running swiftly toward the church. She stopped abruptly in front of the portico. There they were able to take the celebrated glass of milk from her hand. To everyone’s surprise, not a drop had been lost. (Just another little example of the daily signs of proof )
Falling on the ground: 6-11-67
Mother Nieves: " Why did you fall on the ground ? "
Conchita: " We were not aware of that, we were with the Virgin ! And we followed the conversation or communication with her, without knowing if we were running or not, if we were on our knees or lying on the ground."
"Foot Race", A story from Serafin Gonzalez ( Conchita's Brother )
“On one occasion, a boy who was a good athlete arrived and said: ‘No one can beat me in a race. No girl can beat me.’ One of the girls had an ecstasy and set off running, and this boy ran after her. It was clear that the Blessed Virgin wasn’t trying to outrun him in the race, but at this point the girl was running at such a speed right toward the wall of a house that the boy thought: ‘If this is not from God, this girl will kill herself running into that wall.’ The boy had to stop to give him time to slow down, but the girl continued running without stopping until she reached the wall, and then she stopped in an instant. She said to the Blessed Virgin: ‘Oh, it is so he will believe…!’ The boy heard this and believed, since it was not humanly possible to stop in an instant at that speed.”
Light bulb story
The Chief of the Civil Guard, Juan Alvarez Seco, who lived nearby, remembers this case.
“One day María Dolores ( Mari Loli ) was on the second floor of her house where she had apparitions many times. Her father Ceferino had said that, when they came down from there to the floor below where the tavern was, they would unscrew the light bulb since there was no switch to turn it off. Loli, while putting her hand on the bulb this time, fell into ecstasy, and she didn't take away her hand. We all feared that if she continued like this, holding onto the lit light bulb, she would burn her hand. Her mother said, “Heavens, take away the light bulb!”
However all our efforts were useless. Then we called Mari Cruz who wasn't in ecstasy, and she—with the greatest of ease—made Loli let go of the bulb. Her hand was not burned. Then the girl went down the stairs and continued her ecstatic march “.
The girls would have their fingers full of wedding rings, and while in ecstasy they'd raise up their hands and ask the Virgin to kiss them. After this they would return the rings to their owners without making any mistakes and without seeing who they were giving them to as their heads were always tilted backwards and their eyes fixed on the apparition above them.
Garabandal and the Holy Shroud
Only after Father Eusebio Garcia de Pesquera had written his comprehensive book on Garabandal, SHE WENT IN HASTE TO THE MOUNTAIN, did it come to light that the Shroud was mentioned at Garabandal. It was during one of Conchita's ecstasies when the Blessed Virgin spoke to the visionary about the Sabana Santa (Spanish for Holy Shroud). Among the spectators at that ecstasy was the Marquesa de Santa Maria, an excellent witness, and it was from her that Prof. Jacques Serre learned what the Virgin said about the Shroud. The Marquesa heard Conchita repeat the words of Our Lady:
"It is the divine imprint of my Son."
IN TIME , MARY REVEALS ALL.
I have a rarely heard story of Our Lady kissing a woman's powdercase. We know most of the stories are about kissed religious objects. The reason I post this ( besides being a rarely heard story ) is that it reminds me of we don't always understand everything that happened at Garabandal , until later on. I think this story proves my point. Never question our Blessed Mother's intentions.
One day Conchita was in the kitchen of her house surrounded by persons who were waiting for the moment of the apparition. On the simple table that served for the family meals, the objects that she was going to give to be kissed were being gathered. Together with these, someone had put there a stylish woman's powder case. The child and those present wanted this removed. How could the Virgin come to kiss an object so profane and used only for the service of vanity? Nevertheless, the powder case remained there.
The ecstasy began and those present saw with astonishment that the visionary's hand, without her looking at it, before going to any other object, went first of all toward the previously discussed powder case. The child raised it toward the invisible Virgin and then set it down with great respect on the table. Among those present, surprise must have been mingled with doubt. Was it really the Virgin who was appearing? It didn't seem that she would kiss such an object . . .
As soon as the ecstasy was finished, Conchita was asked for an explanation. And she declared that the Virgin had asked immediately for the powder case in order to kiss it, saying that it was something «belonging to her Son».The girl did not know anything more. But the person who had put the powder case there did know more and revealed the secret. During the terrible Spanish civil war (1936-1939) in the Red Zone when priests were being executed and had to be hidden, the powder case had been used to bring Communion Hosts to various locations and especially to prisoners whom the Reds held captive in order to execute. Thus it had served as a Pyx.
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IF YOU HAVEN'T HEARD ABOUT THIS MOVIE,CHECK IT OUT ! DIRECTLY TIES TO THE GARABANDAL MESSAGES ...ABORTION.
The Blessed Mother speaks of Abortion at Garabandal
Among the fulfilled prophecies of Garabandal was one that only came to light with the publication of a German book [Garabandal — Der Zeigefinger Gottes.] on Garabandal in 1992. The author, Albrecht Weber, was in Garabandal on the day after Conchita's last apparition at Garabandal on November 13,1965, and had a long conversation with the visionary. The following excerpt from his book deals with some of what the visionary told him:
She [Conchita] spoke quite openly about the developments by which men in the near future would rebel against God. On the day after Our Lady's last appearance at Garabandal, Conchita asked the author, "Can you imagine how somebody could kill children in the womb without thereby killing the mother?" The author spontaneously answered, "No! What gave you that idea, Conchita?"
"Well, the Blessed Mother spoke about this and she let me know that this will happen with the overflowing of the chalice." [In her second Message of June 18,1965, the Virgin said, "Before, the cup was filling up. Now it is flowing over."]
Conchita said this tremblingly without being able to visualize what it really implied.
She said further that it disturbed her very much but that she felt ridiculous because she hadn't understood at all how this killing could be effected. The Blessed Virgin had not explained it to her and up until that moment, nobody had been able to make her understand it at all.
Conchita would learn soon enough when abortion became legalized, even in her native country.
The Blessed Virgin had spoken about this unfortunate practice to the visionary, in terms that had left her stunned. Indeed, at the time, Conchita did not understand "how it was possible to kill a child in his (or hers) mother's womb without killing the mother at the same time . . .!"
[Excerpted from 'Garabandal' Book, page 203]
APRIL 2,2005. 14 years ago today, Saint (Pope) John Paul II passed away. I mention him because he was a believer and supporter of the Garabandal apparitions. I had the great honor of meeting him in 1996.
SAINT (Pope) John Paul II - on Garabandal
There is a book on Garabandal, written by Albrecht Weber in 1993, entitled Garabandal Der Zeigefmger Gottes (Garabandal: The Finger of God), of which a first edition copy was presented to Pope John Paul II. He later asked his secretary, Fr. (now Archbishop) Stanislaus Dziwisz, to write to the author. In the subsequent printing (2000) of the book, on page 19, a portion of the Pope's message is reprinted, as follows:"May God reward you for everything. Especially for the deep love with which you are making the events connected with Garabandal more widely known. May the Message of the Mother of God find an entrance into hearts before it is too late. As an expression of joy and gratitude, the Holy Father gives you his apostolic blessing."Weber writes, "From the attached greeting in the Pope's own handwriting, with his signature, it is clear how deep an interest he has in the events of Garabandal, and how anxious he is that they should be made known in a credible way."
On July 23, 1988, during a special general audience with the Pope at the Vatican ... "special" because it was held on Saturday, rather than the usual Wednesday... Father Robert introduced Garabandal Visionary Mari-Loli and family to him. Father Robert who was holding 7 year old Maria Dolores, one of the three Lafleur children, said to the Pope: "Your Holiness, a special blessing for your littlest children who come on behalf of The Blessed Virgin from Garabandal." Our Holy Father exclaimed "Garabandal!"
(picture below )
Pope JPII -Coincidence ? His casket moved to the Chapel of San Sabastian !
Garabandal prophecy talks about the advance of Communism & hostilites breaking out before the Warning. Pope JPII had a vision of the future.
The day Our Lady refused to kiss a picture of Fidel Castro.
(The following story I translated from a Portuguese book, the best I could ).
From the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Garabandal, Spain, the children - Conchita Gonzalez, Mari Loli, Jacinta and Mari Cruz - who would have had visions and locutions of the Mother of God between the years of 1961 and 1965.
In the Diary of Father Marichalar we read: "The tables where we put the objects to kiss, are always full of things, sometimes in such a quantity that they can not be counted, so it is exciting to see how, in between they say she only kisses the ones the Virgin asks of them. When they put the chains or put them in their hands, they never know to whom, they deliver them. During the ecstasy, they see no one except the Virgin with a clarity that seems to be daylight. "
Indeed, without ever having seen them, they called by their first and last name, and even by profession, the people present. And they revealed certain details that only they knew. Sometimes the Chaplets, the medal strings, and the chains all rolled up, but that was no problem. In ecstasy, they took the objects from the table, lifted them to the Virgin's kiss, and they separated easily at the touch of their fingers. Then, always with their eyes fixed on the Vision, they made their way through the crowd until they found the owner, no matter how far away they might be. It became evident that Someone guided them, even pointing out people who had been deliberately hidden or removed, to test the girls' capacity for identification. It also impressed the dexterity with which they placed on their fingers ,small tight rings and chains, for which they barely passed over their heads, and this without opening the latches and without looking at objects or at those who received them. And it did not happen once or twice. In totality, the objects thus returned will surely reach many thousands, which means that the experience has been realized thousands of times.
If, however, among the objects they presented to the Virgin's kiss was one who, a year or several months before, had already been kissed, the seers were heard to say:
"Oh, have you ever been kissed?"
And they returned him, saying,
- The Virgin said that this was already .
Other times, the denial of the kiss was for more serious reasons. One of the cases happened on the night of August 29, 1961. Among the objects left on the table, an unknown person left a picture of FIDEL CASTRO's face. Without seeing anything, Jacinta raised him to the VIRGIN, AND SHE RESISTED IN KISSING him, she commented to Loli:
- SHE SAID THAT THIS “PERSON KILLED KILL ALL PARENTS.”
"And all the nuns," said Jacinta, who must also have heard the Virgin's explanation.
On another occasion, among the objects they placed a toy representing the devil. Mari Loli lifted him to be kissed, but instantly threw him to the ground in anger.
Text extracted from "Garabandal": the final times. CESCA, Olivo. Editora Myrian, 1990. pp. 65-67. ( From the notes of Priest D. Marichalar ).
NEW INFORMATION ! July 23, 2018 Call to Conchita.
I spoke with Conchita today and we were discussing the above story of the night of August 29, 1961 , when people left religious objects to be kissed by Mary, among the objects left on the table, Mari Loli offered a picture of Fidel Castro’s face, and the Blessed Mother refused to kiss it. She could not confirm that story since it happened to Jacinta & Mari Loli, and not her, but interestingly enough she did tell me that Fidel Casstro’s sister Juanita Castro had visited Garabandal several times, as she lived in a neighboring town called Asturias , and always dressed in black, as a penance. We can only assume she was the one who left the picture. She asked for prayers for her brother Fidel.
Picture taken yesterday of the village & the Pines.
How appropriate. God smiling. And in my opinion, whatever the Miracle/permanent sign consists of it will be like a rainbow in substance (but not of this earth-from God) We can’t touch it but we can see it! Beautiful. Peace!