Apparitions Archives - Crux



  • Site of Marian apparitions in Wisconsin becomes national shrine

    Site of Marian apparitions in Wisconsin becomes national shrine

    • Aug 18, 2016

    ALLOUEZ, Wis. — Nearly 160 years ago, on Oct. 9, 1859, Mary appeared to a young Belgian immigrant living in Kewaunee County, located in eastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan and near Green Bay. Today, it’s the only approved Marian apparition site in the United States. On Aug. 15, the feast

  • Church confirms apparitions in Argentina as ‘supernatural’

    Church confirms apparitions in Argentina as ‘supernatural’

    • Aug 15, 2016

    Gladys Motta, now in her 80s, says she began seeing apparitions after she saw rosaries glowing in homes. She prayed to the Virgin Mary, who appeared to her carrying the infant Jesus and wearing a blue gown and veil. Since 1983, Motta says she has received more than 1,800 visitations from Mary and another 68 from Jesus.

  • Vatican tries to snuff out Fatima conspiracy theories

    Vatican tries to snuff out Fatima conspiracy theories

    • May 28, 2016

    VATICAN CITY — When then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger met the press in 2000 for the formal release of the so-called Third Secret of Fatima, he said he knew many people would be disappointed. Almost 16 years later, at the beginning of a yearlong preparation for the 100th anniversary of the apparition