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  • Who Is Our Lady of Laus? “My name is Mary” (CATHOLIC CAUCUS)

    04/14/2014 7:56:40 PM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    OSV ^ | April 14, 2014 | Stephanie A. Mann
    Benôite. Photos: ND du Laus In May 2008, Bishop Jean-Michel di Falco Leandri, the bishop of Gap in the French Alps, celebrated a special Mass to announce the Vatican’s approval of Marian apparitions in that diocese that occurred between 1664 and 1718. Although the location of the apparitions to Venerable Benôite (Benedicta) Rencurel and the shrine founded there have been drawing pilgrims since the late 17th century, Our Lady of Laus is relatively unknown outside of France. The website for the shrine is available only in French and Italian, for example, and the nearest airport is in Grenoble, about 60...
  • Apparitions of the Blessed Holy Virgin Mary at El-Warraq (Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)

    03/14/2012 6:08:37 AM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 10 replies
    Zeitun ^ | 2009 | Anba Theodosius, Bishop-General of Giza
    The Bishopric of Giza announces that the Holy Virgin has appeared in a transfiguration at the Church named after her in Warraq al-Hadar, Giza, in the early hours of Friday 11 December 2009 at 1:00am...
  • Video: Ghostly cloud faces appear over New Brunswick

    08/12/2011 3:55:03 AM PDT · by semaj · 21 replies
    TheStar.Com (Canada) ^ | 08/11/2011 | Andrew Rankin
    The image of a face appears from a massive storm cloud filmed in New Brunswick on Aug. 1, 2011. The face disappeared within a minute; a lightning bolt from the related storm went on to kill 40 goats FREDERICTON — Was it the face of Jesus or the face of the devil? A You Tube video showing a series of bizarre cloud formations over rural New Brunswick has millions of people worldwide guessing.
  • Church seeks recognition for Virgin Mary vision (Our Lady of Good Help) [Catholic Caucus]

    01/23/2011 3:40:44 PM PST · by Salvation · 14 replies
    Fox11Online.com ^ | Kristin Crowley
    Church seeks recognition for Virgin Mary vision Tradition holds she appeared in Brown Co. in 1859 snip In October 1859, Sister Adele Brise claimed the Virgin Mary spoke to her and told her to teach God's word to children. The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help was built on the site, and has kept a steady following of people like Hal and Val Dubois.snip
  • Residents spot the Virgin Mary on the side of an apartment building

    12/15/2010 2:08:10 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 53 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | By Daily Mail Reporter
    An apparition of the Virgin Mary has been spotted by residents of a rough Texan city - and they believe it is a sign for them to mend their ways. New Braunfels has a population of just over 50,000 and is notorious for its high unemployment levels, poverty and crime. But the sighting of Mary has raised spirits and renewed the sense of hope, just before Christmas.
  • Holy Virgin appears in Colombian thunder storm

    07/02/2010 3:20:01 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 55 replies · 4+ views
    Columbia Reports ^ | July 1, 2010 | Pandora Pugsley
    The Holy Virgin risked over-exposure this week after Our Lady of Mount Carmel popped out yet again to the delight of Colombian villagers. The seemingly ubiquitous deity's image was spotted on a wall at a cross-roads by a young boy in Cumural, central Colombia. "It's true!" said one over-excited neighbour, who personally saw a picture of the Virgin, sporting a crown, robe and scapular and cradling baby Jesus in her arms. Among theories circulating as to how Our Lady got there, the favourite appeared to be that she was "beamed from the heavens" following a thunder storm. It wasn't long...
  • Apparition: ‘fantastic message’ imparted to self-proclaimed visionary (Marian Apparition)

    05/19/2010 3:16:09 PM PDT · by shibumi · 11 replies · 404+ views
    The Irish Times ^ | May 12, 2010 | Tom Shel
    FOLLOWING A period of intense prayer during which he knelt on damp grass as he gazed heavenwards at Knock shrine yesterday, self-proclaimed visionary Joe Coleman claimed he had been imparted a “fantastic message” by Our Lady. Jabbing his finger at a cloudy sky, Mr Coleman said: “I seen her there and I seen her there. She did make herself known.” Although reluctant to go into any details about the “message” he had received, Mr Coleman did say the Blessed Virgin had been angry about the way he had been treated by shrine authorities. He complained that he and his followers...
  • Ghost hunters say Deering Estate is ground zero for lost spirits

    10/25/2009 7:40:30 AM PDT · by CurlyBill · 57 replies · 2,496+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 10/21/09 | Howard Cohen
    Ghost hunters say Deering Estate is ground zero for lost spirits A Coconut Grove paranormal team says it has found evidence of ghosts at the Deering Estate. Neither the hot film Paranormal Activity nor TV's popular Ghost Hunters can compete with Miami-Dade's historic Deering Estate at Cutler. Ghost trackers investigating paranormal activity on the site say they recently found more than 60 disembodied voices coming from the county-owned estate -- once the home of wealthy industrialist Charles Deering, of International Harvester fame. One voice captured on a digital recorder seems to say, ``We're trapped here.'' Don't believe it? The Deering...
  • The Ghost Child of Wintergreen Gorge

    10/19/2009 7:16:36 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 27 replies · 963+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 10/15/09 | Pastor Swope
    The Ghost Child of Wintergreen Gorge October 15, 8:47 PM Pittsburgh Paranormal Examiner Pastor Swope Four Mile Creek meanders through the woodlands of Northern Erie County Pennsylvania and empties into Lake Erie. Over the eon's it's slow moving waters has cut a large swath of land, and one of the more spectacular creations of the small creek is a mile long ravine called Wintergreen Gorge. From Prehistoric until Colonial times the Gorge and creeks path provided a clear route to the Lake for both the local Native Americans and European Settlers. Ancient Indian war trails line both sides of the...
  • Dozens sun-blinded in India after Marian apparition rumor

    03/17/2008 7:57:04 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 35 replies · 890+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | Mar 12, 2008
    Erumeli, Mar 12, 2008 / 10:41 pm (CNA).- At least 50 in India have been blinded after staring at the sun in the hope of seeing an apparition of the Virgin Mary, the Telegraph reports. Devotees have flocked to a hotel manager’s house in Erumeli, near where the apparition is rumored to have occurred. The hotelier claimed that statues of the Virgin Mary in his house had been crying honey and bleeding oils and perfume. The hotelier has since moved, but the house has been the object of attention for months. Health authorities in the Kottayam district have tried to...
  • Ghost hunting in Houghton Mansion: The mystery continues

    04/02/2007 8:15:40 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 22 replies · 893+ views
    North Adams Transcript ^ | 3/31/2007 | Jennifer Huberdeau
    Ghost hunting in Houghton Mansion: The mystery continues By Jennifer Huberdeau, North Adams TranscriptArticle Launched: 03/31/2007 03:44:53 AM EDT Saturday, March 31The basement was cold and dark. An eerie blue light pierced the darkness just a few feet from me. Was this some sort of sign from the beyond? Well, I wouldn't go that far. It was Grant Wilson, from SciFi Channel's "Ghost Hunters" series, illuminating an electro-magnetic field reader as he checked the copper pipes on the ceiling. "Do you feel kind of spooked out down here?" he asked. I'd been in the basement of the Houghton Mansion, more...
  • Angels singing caught on tape

    02/18/2007 7:30:33 PM PST · by freedomdefender · 133 replies · 4,993+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | February 18, 2007 | Joe Kovacs, WND
    A retired Air Force officer who now spends his days authoring books on Christianity has posted an online collection of recordings he believes captures voices and music of God's angels in heaven. Angelic statue in Lommel, Belgium (photo: Jan Schiphorst, used with permission) "I have four specific recordings of angels singing in church settings," Jim Bramlett of Lake Mary, Fla., told WND. "It happened supernaturally. There's no other explanation. It's either from God or from the devil, and I don't think the devil is in the business of worshipping Jesus. That is not in his job description." Bramlett, 76, collected...
  • Just what is happening at Medjugorje?

    07/25/2006 8:01:08 AM PDT · by NYer · 77 replies · 2,438+ views
    American Papist ^ | July 25, 2006 | Thomas
    The question of Medjugorje is a huge (and often heated) one, and it looks like it's about to get bigger and, well, more heated: VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Cardinal Vinko Puljic of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, announced a commission would be formed to review the alleged Marian apparitions at Medjugorje and pastoral provisions for the thousands of pilgrims who visit the town each year. "The commission members have not been named yet," Cardinal Puljic told Catholic News Service in a July 24 telephone interview. "I am awaiting suggestions from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith" on theologians to appoint....
  • Valentown - Is It Haunted? (with video)

    06/11/2006 7:50:50 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 49 replies · 3,318+ views
    Western New Yorl Paranormal ^ | June 4th, 2006 | dwayne c
    Valentown - Is it Haunted? Western New York Paranormal was asked to conduct a paranormal investigation at the historic ghost town of Valentown in Victo, New York. There had been local legends of ghosts inhabiting the building and the property surrounding it for decades. Workers and volunteers have reported unexplained noises, touches, and moving shadows. It's not unlike any other investigation, or so we thought. The week the team was scheduled to go in, an episode appeared on Sci Fi's Ghost Hunters where their team did an investigation of Valentown. And so it was discovered that another team had investigated...
  • Haunting caught on photograph

    05/29/2006 6:08:08 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 57 replies · 1,424+ views
    The Sunday Sun ^ | May 28, 2006 | The Sunday Sun
    Haunting caught on photograph May 28, 2006 By The Sunday Sun This scary shadow may not look like much to the untrained eye, but ghost hunters believe it could prove that spooks exist. And it was taken right here in the North. The apparent apparition was snapped during a charity investigation at Newcastle Keep, where paranormal teams from all over the UK gathered to spend a night searching for spirits. Mark Winter, of Blyth, Northumberland, was one of four members of the North East Ghost In-Spectres research team who were holding a vigil in the Galleries section of the 12th-Century...
  • Ghostly apparition sets off helicopter search

    04/29/2006 7:51:33 AM PDT · by CurlyBill · 24 replies · 3,749+ views
    icSurreyOnline ^ | 27 Apr 06 | Stephanie Turner
    Ghostly apparition sets off helicopter search Apr 27 2006 By Stephanie Turner MYSTERIOUS sightings of a "ghostly figure" wandering across the Caterham bypass have left police officers stumped. Several drivers have now reported spotting the young girl as they travel along the A22 in the early hours of the morning. But a full-scale police search - involving a helicopter and the dog unit - has uncovered absolutely nothing. Father-of-two Matthew, who did not want to reveal his surname, was driving along the road at 2.30am on Thursday, April 13 with two of his work colleagues. The 36-year-old from Whyteleafe said:...
  • Private and Public Revelation

    04/24/2006 6:38:50 AM PDT · by pravknight · 38 replies · 507+ views
    EWTN ^ | Fr. William Most
    PRIVATE AND PUBLIC REVELATION Public revelation is what we have in Scripture and Tradition. It was completed, finished, when the last Apostle died and the New Testament was finished. So there is no more until Christ returns at the end. In this area the Church has His promise of providential protection in teaching. Even though there is no new public revelation, the Church can progress in deepened understanding of the original deposit of faith--thus the Immaculate Conception, for example, was not mentioned in the first centuries, was even denied by many in Middle Ages, but could be defined in 1854....
  • 04/17: Ghosts in Racine? Paranormal sightings reported at Racine B&B

    04/19/2006 8:09:34 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 97 replies · 2,555+ views
    Journal Times ^ | April 17, 2006 | Michael Burke
    04/17: Ghosts in Racine? Paranormal sightings reported at Racine B&B BY MICHAEL BURKE Journal Times RACINE — It’s just possible that someday a guest of Hughes House Bed & Breakfast could glimpse something otherworldly or hear inexplicable bumps in the night. Several people say they have seen and/or heard apparitions and other strange phenomena at 1500 S. Main St. Dan Dashner, co-owner of the house with Mike Reynolds, is one of them. “Mike and I both have seen things and heard things,” Dashner said. He realizes that, in some people’s eyes, uttering that makes him crazy or a liar. But...
  • Mystery Akita: Benedict Connected To Statue 'Revelation' in Obscure Convent [Marian Apparition?]

    06/03/2005 10:06:19 PM PDT · by Salvation · 14 replies · 2,099+ views
    SpiritDaily.com ^ | 06-03-05 | SpiritDaily
    MYSTERY AKITA: BENEDICT CONNECTED TO STATUE 'REVELATION' IN OBSCURE CONVENTCall it "Mystery Akita." In 1984 a local bishop in Niigata, Japan, authorized veneration of the Holy Mother of Akita, a devotion based on the exudation of mysterious liquid from a wooden statue in a chapel used by nuns at a convent, particularly one named Sister Agnes Sasagawa.It all started in 1973, when a voice, a sweet, indescribable voice, like a prayer, seemed to issue from a statue dedicated to Our Lady of All Peoples. It was Sister Sasagawa -- at the time deaf -- who 'heard" it. The statue shed...
  • Ghostly encounter at the Confederate Memorial Building

    12/15/2004 8:18:49 PM PST · by CurlyBill · 67 replies · 2,126+ views
    The Greenwood Commonwealth ^ | December 12, 2004 | Jenny Humphryes
    Ghostly encounter at the Confederate Memorial Building I'm not one who has ever really believed in ghosts. I've always thought there was a logical explanation for everything. I have a couple of good friends in Greenwood who have always claimed they have a ghost in their house. Since I have never had a firsthand experience with a ghost, I always shake my head, laugh and think, "Yeah, right." But after last Saturday night, I'm beginning to rethink my views on ghosts. It's more than a week later, and I'm still a little spooked by what I saw. As I was...
  • The Siege of Czestochowa

    07/23/2004 3:10:07 PM PDT · by AskStPhilomena · 3 replies · 279+ views
    Tradition, Family, Property ^ | 23rd July 2004 | Prof Plinio Correa de Oliviera
    "When God the most High decided to chastise the Poles, in His goodness He first sent various signs warning of the catastrophe which approached." So He permitted that, the 10th of February 1654, the high tower of the Sanctuary of Czestochowa be struck by lighting and consumed by fire. In that same year, on the 9th of July, everyone saw a miracle which occurred in the face of the sun: "In the nose of the sun there appeared a cross, which gradually became transformed into a heart, this latter pieced by a sword moved to one side and halted at...
  • Ghost Hunters

    05/05/2004 4:15:08 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 123 replies · 1,941+ views
    Guardian ^ | 5 May 04 | Daniel Menhinnitt
    Ghost huntersBy Daniel Menhinnitt A team of ghost hunters experienced some spooky activity when they visited a pub in Thornton Heath. Jack Bryer and the rest of UK Paranormal Investigations spent a night at the Wheatsheaf Inn on Saturday after landlady Maria Seal told them the pub had been the site of some unexplained occurrences, including bottles moving on their own in the bar and a permanently cold boiler room. According to Mrs Seal the pub was once a court where prisoners were held before being hanged on Thornton Heath pond, then known as Gallows Green. The team set up...
  • Catholic Caucus: Lady of All Nations devotion

    06/21/2002 4:07:53 PM PDT · by Siobhan · 10 replies · 141+ views
    EWTN website ^ | J+M+J 31 May A.D. 2002 | His Excellency Jozef Marianus Punt
    CLICK HEREfor the judgement of the Bishop of Haarlem on this apparition, messages and devotion. Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Father, send now Your Spirit over the earth, Let the Holy Spirit live  in the hearts of all nations, that they may be preserved  from degeneration, disaster and war. May the Lady of All nations, who once was Mary, be our Advocate.  Amen From the EWTN website: From 1945 to 1959 a woman in Amsterdam, Ida Peerderman, received messages in which Mary states that she wants to be addressed " in these our times" as "The Lady Of All...