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Garabandal history - chronology 1961

Presentation of the sites and protagonists

Where and what is Garabandal? I'll be posting like this to answer that question and enlighten our minds . ....

The village of san sabastian de garabandal

Set in the midst of the Cantabrian chain of mountains of which the Pena Sagra is the highest peak of...

The four seers

The four visionaries of Garabandal are: (left to right) Conchita Gonzalez: 12 years old (February 7,...

The calleja

We begin our story: SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 1961: A UNIQUE "DAY OF THE LORD"   "The greatest event...

Saint Michael the archangel appears

While the girls were happily biting the fruit of their innocent petty thieving, a thunderclap and a...

June 19, 1961: the angel will come back

The next day, the four young girls went back, at the same time of the day and to the same spot, to...

June 20, 1961: The vision of a "shining cloud"

After school and the homework being done, the girls, as on the previousevening, wanted to go to the...

June 21, 1961: vision of a "cuadro luminoso"

On that day, the children had a very mysterious vision. "It is something like a red light or fire,...

June 24, 1961: a mysterious "notice"

They had barely reached the calleja when the Angel showed himself to the girls with a placard...

June 29, 1961, Christ manifests to Jacinta

It was 8:30 p.m. when the Angel appeared to the four girls . . . When she slightly turned her eyes to the...

1 of July, 1961: The Angel speaks

The guardian angel of Portugal, St. Michael, came to Fatima three times in 1915 and three other times in...

July 2, 1961 - First aparition of Our Lady

On the Feastday of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary [traditional calendar], the two angels, who...

July 4, 1961:A Supernatural "MESSAGE"

THE BLESSED VIRGIN GOES STRAIGHT TO THE ESSENTIALS: A SUPERNATURAL "MESSAGE"   Here is the...

Eucharistic Catechesis by the "Archangel "

The four children learned from the Angel how to receive Communion the correct way. When he appeared on that...

Extraordinary events become daily occurances

The wonderful became almost routine. Every day the girls had an apparition. At the center of...

Tuesday, July 11, 1961 -The performing tests

Garabandal was an exceptional field of study for theologians as well as for physicians, psychologists and...

The Rosary

THE "FIFTEEN DECADES OF THE ROSARY"AT SAN SEBASTIAN DE GARABANDAL   At church or at the cuadro,...

"Prodigious phenomena"

During the month of July 1961, a very striking phenomenon proper to Garabandal occurred. The...

1st communion given by the Archangel

On the Feastday of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the Blessed Virgin awakened the four children very early in...

22 of July: Beginning of the ecstasies

We know that, on this day, for the first time and very often later, the visionaries in ecstasy went two by...

The first "Cosmic phenomena " at Garabandal

Our Lady, who had come with the Child Jesus, authorized the children for the first time to take Him in...

27 of July, 1961: Visit to Santander

Conchita left for Santander with her mother, Aniceta, and her aunt and godmother, Maximina. The pretext was...

28 and 29 of July : "Two evenings of tears"

"TWO EVENINGS OF TEARS" As was promised, the Blessed Virgin, since July 4, was gradually explaining to...

Ramon and Luis Andreu Priests

The brothers Luis Maria and Ramon Maria Andreu Rodamilans were among the four hundred or so spectators...

The calls

MOST PARTICULAR AND TYPICAL PHENOMENA OF GARABANDAL   The "calls", "llamadas" in Spanish, began as...

Tuesday, August 1, 1961: The Creed

  THE CREED: A ONE, HOLY CATHOLIC, APOSTOLIC AND . . . "ROMAN" CHURCH!   On this day,...

August 3; New Ecstatic Phenomena

  The swaying movements began on the 31st of July. They were to be the prelude of yet more striking...

August 5: THE "Ecstatic walks"

  THE "ECSTATIC WALKS" For the same reason as for the "calls" and the "falls," the "ecstatic...

Wednesday 9 of August, 1961 : Father Luís

TUESDAY 8 - WEDNESDAY 9 OF AUGUST, 1961 Before he died , Father Luis "saw the great Miracle". Father...

August 12, 1961: "The sabbatine privilege"

THE DECEASED PADRE LUIS AND THE "SABBATINE PRIVILEGE." THE SPIRITUAL PRESENCE OF ST. CLARE OF ASSISI ON...

August 14, 1961: A Serenade For Mari-Cruz

  NIGHT OF MONDAY, AUGUST 14 TO TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1961 A sacred serenade was sung for...

First climb to Garabandal by a pediatrician from Santander

  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1961: Doctor Celestino Ortiz Perez, taking Conchita's pulse. FIRST CLIMB...

Friday, August 18, 1961: Simplicity of prayer

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 1961:   UNPARALLELED RICHNESS, SIMPLICITY AND DEPTH OF PRAYER AT SAN...

Saturday, August 19, 1961:

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 1961:   Beginning of August 1961, Conchita in ecstasy presents her doll to...

Tuesday, August 22, 1961: Father Ramon Garcia arrive to Garabandal

  TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1961: Padre Don Jose Ramon Garcia de la Riva    A REMARKABLE...

August 23, 1961: presence of the " Crucufix "

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1961:   UNPARALLELED AND LIVING PRESENCE OF THE "CRUCIFIX" IN...

August 28 and 29, 1961: Muriel, Fr. Ramon Andreu and Mr. Foerschler

MONDAY, AUGUST 28 - TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1961 Muriel, Fr. Ramon Andreu and Mr. Foerschler   THE...

September 1, 1961: Father Ramon questions Loli

  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1961: Father Ramon Andreu questions Loli   FIRST THEOLOGICAL...

September 2, 1961: Father Lucio is " Consulted "

PADRE RODRIGO IS "CONSULTED" Padre Lucio Rodrigo was consulted by the members of the "Special Commission"...

September 4, 1961: "ST. Joseph is the greatest Saint in Heaven!"

  NIGHT OF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, TO MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1961:   "AH, ST. JOSEPH IS THE...
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Priests and saints linked to Garabandal

Paul VI

PAUL VI (1898 - AUGUST 6, 1978) "Servant of God," whose Cause for beatification has already been introduced in Rome, Paul VI died on August 6, 1978, the very Feastday of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Indeed, this was a prophetic liturgical day, since he had published his...

Cardinal Afred Ottaviani

CARDINAL AFRED OTTAVIANI (DIED 1979) Prefect for more than twenty years of the Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office, which, in 1966, became the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Cardinal Ottaviani was, in his special function of "guardian of the faith," in a good position...

Mother Teresa of calcutta

MOTHER TERESA OF CALCUTTA (DIED 1997)   The famous Foundress of the Missionaries of Charity has never expressed any doubts about her profound belief in the divine origin of Garabandal: "It was in 1970 that I heard about the apparitions of San Sebastian de Garabandal for the first time ....

Blessed Madre Maravillas of Jesus

  BLESSED MADRE MARAVILLAS OF JESUS, O.C.D. (1891-1974)     This extraordinary Carmelite nun, who was beatified in 1998, less than 25 years after she died, founded the "Association of St. Teresa," with the purpose of restoring the rule of life of the original Constitutions...

Msgr. João Pereira Venâncio

MSGR. JOAO PEREIRA VENANCIO (DIED AUGUST 2, 1985) It was under the pastoral government of this well-known Bishop of Fatima-Leiria that the famous "third-secret" was brought to the attention of Pope John XXIII. Known for his profound Marian devotion, he had the privilege of frequently...

Father Walter Ciszek

FATHER WALTER CISZEK, S. J. (1904 - 1984)   Father Ciszek, Servant of God (1990), born at Shenandoah, Pennsylvania (U.S.A.), of Polish immigrants, entered the Society of Jesus where he was ordained priest according to the Byzantine rite, in 1937. Moved by the desire to serve the...

Priest Manuel Garcia Nieto

  PRIEST MANUEL GARCIA NIETO, S. J. (APRIL 5, 1884 TO APRIL 13, 1974)   Succeeding Fr. Rodrigo, Padre Nieto, Servant of God (2000), also a Jesuit, was, in turn, Conchita's spiritual director from 1969 to 1974, a task he was to fulfill for more than forty years, in what an...

Father Lucio Rodrigo SJ

PADRE LUCIO RODRIGO, S. J. (DIED MARCH 30, 1973)   Padre Lucio Rodrigo was present at a few ecstasies of the visionaries. An excellent theologian, his prudent critical spirit led him to believe firmly in the supernatural authenticity of Garabandal. He learned the nature of the great...

Saint Father Pio de Pietrelcina

SAINT PADRE PIO DE PIETRELCINA (1888-1968) A Capuchin, Blessed Padre Pio, had one of the most extraordinary lives in Church history. A stigmatist for fifty years, he had an over abundance of charisms: visions, gift of healing, bilocation and prophecy, discernment of spirits, etc. . . . He was...

Father Pel

FATHER PEL (DIED MARCH 5, 1966): Great worshiper of Jesus in the Eucharist and exceptional Marian soul, Fr. Pel was a fervent "apostolic missionary" traveling everywhere mainly in France, and as far as the Holy Land. During his only visit to San Sebastian de Garabandal, on June 18, 1965,...

Interviews, letters and testimonies about Garabandal events

Pilgrim Garabandal Guide

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This Guide has been published in its entirety through the center of Garabandal apostolate in Portugal. It is a pilgrim's guide for those wishing to visit Garabandal.Contains a summary description of the events of Garabandal, contains the map of the village, location of sites that can and...

Teachings and meditations about Garabandal events