Prayers for the deceased every day: Sustained by prayer, the Communion of Saints links the world of the living with that of the deceased in the one Church of God. This profound dimension of Christian faith was lived intensely in Garabandal where the villagers prayed for the deceased every day. A “bell ringer” went through…

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Translation from Spanish by Pablo A. Gonzalez Herrera Reprinted with kind permission from GARABANDAL JOURNAL / March-April 2021 This is the account given by Doctor José de la Vega about the apparitions of the Virgin in Garabandal after an article published in “El Pensamiento Alavés”. Since June 18 th of last year, the Virgin is appearing in a little village nestling…

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Translation from Spanish by Pablo A. Gonzalez Herrera Reprinted with kind permission from GARABANDAL JOURNAL / March-April 2021 GRACES: Confession, Bladder infection, encephalitis, grave hepatitis, kidney hemorrhage and heart failure. To begin with I am going to give the account of something that happened here in Barcelona on February 11, 1969, feast of the Virgin…

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Tuesday August 15, 1961, Doctor Celestino Ortiz Pérez, a paediatrician from Santander visits Garabandal. Dr. Pérez becomes a major scientific witness to study the Garabandal phenomenon seriously. He spent about 50 days observing the visionaries. Dr. Pérez always affirmed that they were “normal from every point of view.” While in ecstasy the girls had sand…

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August 5, 1961 “THE ECSTATIC WALKS” The “calls” and the “falls”, the “ecstatic walks” are typical events of San Sebastian de Garabandal. These walks were absolutely extraordinary: they consisted in the girls moving from place to place, sometimes at a very high speed and without seeing anything of their itinerary. They did not stumble on…

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