Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Report on Medjugorje is not imminent, Vatican says : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

The following excerpts are from Catholic Culture's Catholic World News:
  • The Vatican has denied a report that a special commission investigating the alleged apparitions at Medjugorje will release its findings this month.
  • Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office, told the National Catholic Register that the report, published by the French journal La Vie, is inaccurate.
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Report on Medjugorje is not imminent, Vatican says : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

Sunday, April 22, 2012

The Very First Marian Apparition - Our Lady of the Pillar ~ Canterbury Tales by Dr. Taylor Marshall



The following excerpt is from the blog "Canterbury Tales" by Dr. Taylor Marshall:

  • The first recorded Marian apparition occurred while the Blessed Virgin Mary was still on earth. According to tradition, the Apostle Saint James the Greater (brother of Saint John the Evangelist) was sent by Saint Peter to Spain to evangelize the Gentiles of that province. While praying by the banks of the Ebro at Saragossa, the Holy Mother of God bilocated and appeared to the Apostle. She instructed him to build a church there, which he did.


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The Very First Marian Apparition - Our Lady of the Pillar ~ Canterbury Tales by Dr. Taylor Marshall