"I declare to you, on my word of honor," I said to him, "that I saw the apparition writing with my pencil at the bottom of that page.
I might say that you are, to my certain knowledge, in a highly excited nervous condition; and that, when you saw the apparition (as you call it), you simply saw nothing but your own strong impression of an absent woman, who (as I greatly fear) has got on the weak or amatory side of you.
Our poor centinel, to whom the sight of this officer was not much more welcome than the apparition
, as he thought it, which he had seen before, again related the dreadful story, and with many additions of blood and fire; but he had the misfortune to gain no credit with either of the last-mentioned persons: for the officer, though a very religious man, was free from all terrors of this kind; besides, having so lately left Jones in the condition we have seen, he had no suspicion of his being dead.
'"Pooh!" said the apparition
, petulantly, "no better than a man's killing himself because he has none or little."
IT IS so ridiculous!' says the apparition, stopping and shrinking.
The apparition appears to have a thumb in the corner of its mouth while making this complaint.
This second remonstrance brings a dark, bright, pouting eye out from a corner of the apron; but it swiftly becomes invisible again, as the apparition exclaims: 'O good gracious!
KNOCK Shrine yesterday celebrated 140 years since the reported apparitions
that draw thousands of pilgrims.
Marian devotees in many parts of the world, including the Philippines, will celebrate on Saturday, July 13, the Feast of Our Lady Rosa Mystica (Mystical Rose) in reference to a series of apparitions
by the Blessed Virgin Mary to a pious Italian woman in the town of Montichiari in Northern Italy in the year 1947.
But since 1917, along with the apparitions
of Our Lady in front of the three little shepherds (Lucia, Iacinta and Francis), the word "Fatima" has been uttered by millions of people, many of them pilgrims to the holy places of Portugal; the holy places where Our Lady, the Queen of All Saints, descended among the humans to invite everyone to prayer and penitence (Suciu 2017: 41).
The Catholic Church celebrated the 102nd anniversary of the famous Fatima apparitions
reverberating the same message made by the Blessed Virgin Mary, calling mankind to repent now for the world to attain a genuine and lasting peace.
of Our Blessed Mother have become a source of devotion and spiritual renewal through various eras in history and across the world; Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico in 1531, Our Lady of Lourdes in France in 1858, and Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal in 1917.
Consequently, the figures, human or birds, in his work come across as apparitions
. What kind of apparitions
Reports of unexplainable frontline apparitions
had reached families at home and the tragedy of loss was impossible to ignore.
Summary: The Lebanese appeared unconcerned by comments made by Pope Francis last week that cast doubt on claims of apparitions
seen at the popular holy site in the Bosnian town of Medjugorje, with several saying that his remarks were taken out of context.