Marian Apparitions


#1

A) Can the visionaries see Mary clearly or vaguely?
B) Anyone know some really good websites?
C) Would the Church ever base doctrine etc. on these apparitions?
D) I have recently been really inspired by the messages of these apparitions- anyone know a good source for looking at the messages?
E) What exactly is/was the ‘Conscration to Russia’?

Thanks!


#2

Someimes one, sometimes the other, apparently.

B) Anyone know some really good websites?

Not me.

C) Would the Church ever base doctrine etc. on these apparitions?

No. This private revelation, and we are not obliged to believe it.

D) I have recently been really inspired by the messages of these apparitions- anyone know a good source for looking at the messages?

Not me.

E) What exactly is/was the ‘Conscration to Russia’?

Google Fatima Consecration Russia…that should do it.

Thanks!


#3

No. God’s general revelation to humanity ended with the death of the last Apostle. Nothing new can be added to the deposit of faith (which consists solely of Scripture and the Apostles’ preaching).

The Church will only go so far as to declare a particular apparition ‘worthy of belief’. The Church won’t, and can’t, require belief in any revelation given after the close of the Apostolic age.


#4

Here are some websites. The first one answers your question about the Consecration of Russia, read through it, it is in there.

[/FONT]http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cfaith/documents/rc_con_cfaith_doc_20000626_message-fatima_en.html

[/FONT]http://members.chello.nl/~l.de.bondt/first.htm

[/FONT]http://www.apparitions.org/

I will let you know if I run accross any others.:slight_smile:


#5

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