Similarities Between Divine Mercy And Garabandal

The Passion

"Fix your gaze upon the Passion of my Son." - Our Lady to Faustina (Diary, 449)

"Think about the Passion of Jesus," - Message of Our Lady, June 18, 1966

Appearance Of Our Lady

"I saw the Mother of God in a white garment and blue mantle with her head uncovered." (August 15, 1935) (Diary, 468)

"The Blessed Virgin appears with a white dress, blue mantle and a crown of small golden stars." [but no head covering] - Conchita's Diary (On one occasion Our Lady appeared as above however without her crown.)

Humility And Simplicity

"I keep company with you as a child to teach you humility and simplicity." - Our Lord explaining to Faustina why He sometimes appeared to her as the Child Jesus (Diary, 184)

"Love humility, simplicity." - locution of Conchita with Our Lord, February 13, 1966

Not For You Alone

"The graces I grant you are not for you alone, but for a great number of other souls as well." - Our Lord to Faustina (Diary, 723)

"I have not come for you; I have come for everybody." - Our Lord to Conchita, July 20, 1963


"I was seized with such violent pains that I had to go to bed at once... Jesus had me realize that in this way I took part in His Agony in the Garden, and that He Himself allowed these sufferings in order to offer reparation to God for the souls murdered in the wombs of wicked mothers." - September 16, 1937 (Diary, 1276)

"Can you imagine how somebody could kill children in the womb without thereby killing the mother? ... Well, the Blessed Mother spoke about this and she let me know that this will happen with the overflowing of the chalice [of iniquity]." - Conchita to Albrecht Weber of Germany, November 14, 1965.

Humble And Proud

"He [God] is well pleased only with the humble; He always opposes the proud." - Our Lady to Faustina (Diary, 1711)

"What God loves most is humility; what most displeases Him is pride." - Words of Our Lady at Garabandal as recounted by Conchita to Sister Maria Nieves in Burgos on April 19, 1967

Communion From An Angel

"I saw at my bedside a Seraph who gave me Holy Communion... This was repeated for thirteen days..." (Diary, 1676)

"[T]he angel appeared to us with a goblet that looked like gold... and then he gave us Holy Communion. He gave us Holy Communion over a long period of time." - Conchita's Diary

Reprinted with kind permission from Garabandal Journal July-August 2004

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